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Why Not Spend Valentine’s Day with Your Family?

(Photo courtesy of kidsactivitiesblog.com)

(Photo courtesy of kidsactivitiesblog.com)

Ream Amir, Staff Writer

Valentine’s Day is about spending time with the person you love, so why not spend it with your family? No one has ever made it a rule that you have to spend it with your partner, so how about you celebrate it with your friends or parents? Some people may be anti-Valentine’s Day because they are against the whole idea and think it’s a waste of time, or simply because they have not found the right one to celebrate it with yet, but Valentine’s Day is all about love, and can be spent in any way, shape or form.

You may have never thought of it this way, because the traditional thing to do on Valentine’s Day is to go out and celebrate with your partner, but it’s a day for love, without regards of who you decide to celebrate it with and how you decide to do so. The idea may seem strange at first, but when you really think about it, you do love your friends and family, so it would make a lot of sense to celebrate it with them. You shouldn’t hate the day just because you don’t have a boyfriend or girlfriend at the moment, but instead find people you love the same amount you would love a partner, and enjoy it with them.

This day comes around once a year so take that time to enjoy the fact that you are surrounded by people you love and that love you back because not everyone can do the same. Since it celebrates the purpose of life, it should be used to show your family how much you appreciate them and remind them how much they are loved. People always seem to forget the meaning of Valentine’s Day, and as soon as they hear those two words, their mind automatically thinks about celebrating it with their significant other, but they forget that family is just as important, if not more. So if you can’t seem to think of what to do, or who to celebrate it with, just know you’re your family is always there. Make sure you let them know how much you appreciate and love them this Valentine’s Day.