Write a love note, or a few simple phrases on a blank card or nice paper and leave it for them to see.
Unable to take that fantasy vacation? Find a quiet place somewhere in your house, then transform it with pictures or cushions. Or take a trip to your local botanical garden, beach, lake or park and call it your own “paradise”. Don’t forget to bundle up if it’s cold.
Include the family
For those with children, include them in this special celebration of love. Give them little candies and cards. Or set aside time to make cards and special meals together.
Throw caution to the wind
If you don’t mind the crowds or the wait go to your favorite restaurant. If you forgot to or just cannot get reservations to your favorite restaurant, check the local listings of culinary school students who are willing to cater your favorite or new favorite meal.
Most importantly, show your partner and your family love every day. Don’t wait for a specific date to celebrate. Be affectionate to one another. Be afraid not of what others will think if you are; concern yourself when you cease to shower your partner with love.
Hope for the single person
You are not alone. Call up some of your friends who are also without partners or for those whose partners can’t be with them on Valentine’s Day). Have a potluck “Love Celebration”. Celebrate friendships, companionship, celebrate life.
Toast to all the loves you all have had and toast to the love yet to come.