Valentine’s Day can bring up a lot of difficult feelings for some of us. Here is an article I wrote in 2013 that is still pertinent today. I am passing it on today in hopes that it will help someone who is hurting. Have a beautiful weekend.
It is that time again. It is that day we celebrate love and romance with chocolate, roses and commercialized, elaborate gifts to show our love and appreciation for that special person in our lives. For some of us, Valentine’s Day is a dreadful reminder of what we perceive we lack or what we desire and do not have. If you are one of those people who is not involved in a romantic relationship or are recovering from a recent break up on this special day, before you throw away the towel, grab that third glass of wine, or head to the nearest movie theater alone with mounds of candy and popcorn to pass the inevitable Valentine’s Day blues, here are some healthy tips and truths about how to love yourself on this special day:
1. Realize and accept that you are unique and whole.
You are a special and unique…
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