How To Survive Valentine’s Day & Not Go Mental

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Survive Valentine's Day

How To Survive Valentine’s Day & Not Go Mental Once again we are moving towards that time of year when all the shops are festooned with reminders of romance, coupledom and love, and television advertising adds salt to the wound. Believe it or not,  you can survive Valentine’s Day! Valentine’s Day is all about celebrating romantic love. As a single … Read More

Days It Sucks To Be Single

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sucks to be single

Christmas Day is soon upon us and before you know it, you’ll be slumped around some relative’s Christmas table wondering why you are not shacked up with some hottie in a romantic log cabin getting your end away. And there’s a few national dates along the way just to emphasize the point that you are achingly single.  Depressing, huh? Well, … Read More

Do Not Be Bitter About Valentines Day. Hook Up

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Valentines Day Bitter

So, it is Valentines Day again. And yes, another reminder that you are still single. You try to ignore it but it is impossible to escape from. The gift shops are full of heart-shaped cards, chocolates and teddy bears. The travel agents have romantic weekend trips to Paris advertised, your attached friends endlessly chat about their plans for the big … Read More

Valentines Day Gifts To Avoid

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Valentines Day Gifts

Valentines Day is the perfect time for singletons to let the object of their affections know how they feel about them. Make the right gesture and you are onto a winner but if you send the wrong message, you may find yourself on your lonesome. The choice of the gift should be such that it expresses how you feel so … Read More

What Is The Hottest Valentines Day Gift Ever?

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The World’s Hottest Valentines Day Gift has nothing to do with chocolates, flowers or a romantic dinner in a candlelit restaurant. Although these are traditional elements of Cupid’s very special day, this particular Romeo gets kudos reserved for The Top. Maybe, even, Over The Top. What are we talking about? Well, here’s some clue’s to the mystery gift to: What … Read More

Get A Valentine’s Day Playmate!

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Valentine's Day Playmate

Valentine’s Day is traditionally a day for loved ones to celebrate their love for each other. However, not everyone is in a relationship each year when this special day rolls around. For most people, being alone on Valentineís Day is simply no fun and some can find it to be depressing and lonely. However, just because you are not in … Read More

What All This About Valentine’s Day?

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About Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day: What’s It’s All About? There are various theories on the origin of Valentine’s Day, but the most popular dates back to the time of the Roman Empire during the reign of Emperor Claudius II who did not want men to marry during wartime because he believed single men made better soldiers. Bishop Valentine went against his wishes and … Read More