Hi, I am a #fearlesswoman and proud to be single on Valentine’s Day.
I refuse to be penalized by society on this day, because I am not currently in a relationship or actively dating someone.
I am sick of the assumption that if you’re single on Valentine’s Day, then your life is empty.
This year, you will not make me feel any less or remind me of my singleness because I am not being dazzled with cards, roses and chocolate boxes from a significant other.
I don’t need one day to be showered with gifts and adorations just to boost some sales of big corporations like Hallmark and other advertisers.
You can keep your Valentine’s day #insta stunting posts about how loved and spoiled you are by your man (no shade).
I certainly do not need anyone or anything telling me that I am appreciated, worthy, loved or valued simply because it’s Valentine’s Day.
Quite frankly, I am looking for substance and longevity with someone.
I need a partner who will love me with everything he has 365 days a year.
I need someone who will not just wait for valentine’s day to shower me with affection and romance.
I need a man who recognizes and understands that carving one day out of the year to celebrate love doesn’t mean a thing in the grand scheme of things.
I need a man who will always value me and recognize my worth throughout the course of our relationship and shows it through his actions.
I need a man for whom chivalry is ingrained in his DNA and will scream from a mountaintop how much he loves and adores me throughout our journey together.
So, to all my newly single or veteran queens out there, do not allow this day to break your spirit or pressure you into seeking another human body to comfort you. And don’t you dare wallow in self pity or feel sorry for yourself. Rather, use this time to appreciate your singleness, to recognize that your choice to be alone does not mean that you are lonely.
Remember, you do not need anyone to validate you as a woman. You are loved and valued just as you are, in your SINGLENESS!
Three women going through life.