Being Single on Valentine’s Day

  • By Kirti Yadav
  • 23 April 2022

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What To Do When You Are Single On Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is really fun. People who are in a relationship celebrate this day in the vicinity of their lovers. But what about single people? All-day, they see Valentine’s Day’s ads on TV, social media posts, and couples enjoying in cafes, parks, and whatnot. They can’t ignore the celebrations even when they are students, after all, the deepest affairs are going on in their class.

If you can relate to what we are talking about, things are about to change for you. In this article, we are going to talk about the importance and history of Valentine’s Day. After that, we will also share tips that will help you celebrate Valentine’s Day even when you are single. Keep on reading.

About Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day comes on February 14 every year, without a miss. People have been celebrating it for more than 1500 years and will probably keep doing it for ages. No matter what the country is, Valentine’s Day is celebrated almost everywhere in the world.

Though there is no defined meaning of Valentine’s Day, people celebrate it with their romantic partners by spending precious time with them. The celebration can be in the form of going out for dinner, cooking food at home, exchanging gifts, and so on. There is no particular age group that is associated with Valentine’s Day. From young students to old couples, everyone can celebrate this day with equal zeal.

History of Valentine’s Day

The name Valentine’s Day comes from Saint Valentine who was a Catholic priest in the 3rd Century Rome. There are many legends associated with Saint Valentine and the creation of Valentine’s Day.

According to the most popular legend, Saint Valentine helped Roman soldiers marry when it was banned by Emperor Claudius II. He did so for his strong belief in love. Claudius jailed Valentine but the saint kept spreading love. It is said that he also cured a girl’s blindness in the prison and wrote ‘from your Valentine' at the end of a letter before he was executed for his acts of spreading love. The date of his execution was 14 February, 270.

Valentine’s Day Celebration While Being Single As A Student

Students are best known for getting the best out of everything, be it a not-so-interesting class or Valentine’s Day date. In fact, they come up with the most interesting and romantic ideas for Valentine’s Day. But not every student is in a relationship. There are single students too who deserve a blasting Valentine’s Day.

Valentine’s Day can be a beacon of love, but not necessarily of romantic love. If you are a student and single on Valentine’s Day, you can still enjoy your day by having interesting plans with your other single friends, family, or even yourself.

Things a Student Can do while being Single on Valentine’s Day

Can’t come up with a creative idea? Here is a list of things to do on Valentine’s Day as a single student:

  1. Go On A Date (With Yourself): Valentine’s Day for singles is the perfect day to show some self-love. If you love movies, book a movie ticket online and gift yourself some popcorn in the cinema hall. If you love food, you can go out for dinner in your favourite restaurant, just by yourself.
  2. Celebrate With The Missing One: Intense focus on studies sometimes leaves little time for your loved ones. You can celebrate Valentine’s Day with someone you feel affectionate for but can not take out extra time for him or her. It can be old friends, grandparents, or even your teacher.
  3. The Gift Of Learning: Is there anything that you want to learn but is hesitating to do? Like swimming or playing the piano. Give yourself the gift of learning by taking admission into a swimming class, music class, or any other class of your choice.


Valentine’s Day is for everyone – couples and singles alike. The difference is how it is to be celebrated. If you are a single student, you can have creative valentines day ideas just like you do with your study. And why stick with just one idea? Have at least 3-4 ideas and get the best out of your Valentine’s Day.


What is Valentine’s Day Called for Singles?

Valentine’s Day for singles is called Singles Awareness Day or Singles Appreciation Day. On this day, single people celebrate a holiday and love of every form. Singles celebrate the single awareness day with their friends, family, or even without anyone. The purpose behind celebrating this day is to celebrate a love that is not romantic but it is love anyway. It is celebrated not on February 14 like Valentine’s Day but one day after that, i.e., February 15.

What do you do if you are single on Valentine’s Day?

As we just mentioned, you can indulge in self-love, spend time with your old friend, or just do an activity that you otherwise can’t take out time for.

When is Valentine’s Day?

Valentine’s Day is the day on which people who are in a relationship (mostly) celebrate their love for their romantic partners.

Why is Valentine’s Day Celebrated?

Valentine’s Day is celebrated to commemorate Saint Valentine who devoted his life to love.

What are some of the best Valentine’s Day Gifts?

The best Valentine’s Day gifts are personal ones. The gift should depend on the person who is receiving it and the memory that you want to evoke with the gift. For example, you can gift a card that mentions a sweet memory or a picture depicting a loving moment.

How can a Student Celebrate Valentine’s Day?

A student can use some creative Valentine’s Day ideas like celebrating it with a single person who’s necessarily not a romantic lover. A few examples of this would be a picnic with grandparents or lunch with a favourite professor.

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