Whether you’re single or in a relationship, the big question of what to do on Valentine’s Day comes up every year. But regardless of your relationship status, you should absolutely use it as an opportunity to ensure you feel loved and cared for however that looks for you. Maybe it’s an all-day movie marathon spent buried in a pile of pillows. Maybe it’s baking and snacking on your favorite foods. Or maybe your ideal solo Valentine’s Day means getting a manicure followed by a reservation for one at your favorite restaurant. Truly, the activities you can do alone on Valentine’s Day are endless.
This commercial holiday heavily centers romantic love between couples, but in reality, love comes in myriad other forms. Take the holiday of love as a day to show yourself some of that love you pour into everyone and everything else. You don’t need a date or even a firm reason to have a good time; you just need you and whatever makes you feel loved, happy, inspired, and excited. If you’re confused as to what to do on Valentine’s Day, here are 14 things to do alone on Valentine’s Day.
— Additional reporting by Theresa Massony and Taylor Andrews