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Saturday, 11 February 2017

Ugh! I Hate People Who Hate Valentine's Day!




I just hate them, those people who say "it's just vals day, what's the point?" "I don't celebrate Valentine's Day because everyday should be Valentine's Day". "What happens when he treats you bad on every other day and then decides to spoil you for just that one day, does it make sense?" "Valentine's Day is just a scam for people to make money".  

And I notice that most of the people who go on like this are single. 

Look, I get it. It's just one day in a year. But it's the day set aside for L.O.V.E. "It's like saying love yourself everyday so why should you celebrate your birthday?". Crap, love yourself everyday but that one day marks a special day in your life so by all means celebrate yourself if you want! Or worse yet, like saying "Why should I buy a gift or call my mum on Mother's Day? After all I love my mum everyday". Duuuuuh!

Likewise, Val's day is the day you or your love can be officially extra in expressing love. 

And yes, people in business would grab it as an opportunity to make money. But what's wrong with that? If you're in business and you don't seek out and seize opportunities to maximize your profit then my darling, you should not be in business. Everyone, from commercial banks to the baker next door is latching on to this, and it's not a bad thing. 

Please don't listen to the Debby-Downers that make you feel bad about wanting something special on Valentine's Day. If many of them had the opportunity to be spoiled silly with gifts, spa dates, love, Tender Loving Care and over the top romantic gestures, they would grab it with both hands... And feet!

Now, if you're single and don't have someone to spend the day with, DO NOT FEEL BAD! First off, love yourself passionately and feel free to do something special for yourself on that day. And remember that you have many many many more Valentine's days ahead of you. So do not feel bad, or envious of anyone else. I'd even suggest, if you can afford it, take a cake to work/school for everyone, or just do something nice for yourself and others.
     On Tuesday I'm going to be all alone, working. Because I'm in a long distance relationship of sorts and it happens to be on a Tuesday so travelling wouldn't be expedient at the time. Of course I'd want to be boo'd up and doing all the sickly sweet things lovers do but I can't. However, I'm going to enjoy the day and feed off of the love in the air!

Because why not? Why shouldn't I grab every opportunity there is to be happy and joyful and lighthearted?

And that's my point exactly? Why not just enjoy the moment, celebrate it, be happy for those who have someone to celebrate it with. Just be HAPPY! Celebrate love. 

No, it's not a do or die affair, and nobody is saying that if you're in a relationship then you must empty your bank account. But even the tiniest gesture on that day could go a long way; as long as thought is put into it. 

Anyways, rant over. I really wanted to let off steam from reading all the "Who Val's day epp?" comments I'm seeing online. 


So guys, how would you be spending the 14th? Like I said, it's going to be a busy day at work for me. I'm running my family's restaurant & lounge business and I'm going to spend the day running around and catering to people. And when I have the time, I'd seat back and watch other lovers enjoy their Valentine's day. (I'm rescheduling my Valentine's Day 😊😊😊). 

You?

20 comments:

  1. The things you work yourself up over ehn πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
    Gbagbe ooshi! If some people hate Valentine's Day.... that's their wahala! I'm single to stupor and I'm gonna sit back and enjoy watching people enjoy the day. I hope I get to see a proposal or two that day sef πŸ˜πŸ˜‰
    February is not such a smiling month financially soo I'm gonna respect my pant size and not spoil myself silly.
    I know what I want for vals and no human being can give me... soooo I'll just chill for the one who can to do his thing...😊

    I can't wait to hear how you guys spend Valentine's Day 😁😍

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    1. Finally, you have given your pant size some respect. Was wondering when you'd realise.

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    2. Lmao@ single to stupor. you ehhh,okay now..maybel

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  2. Same old asides I always went to church for the past 4 years I was a student. Well this year, like I said nothing is new. Sleep, watch TV, check who got engaged on instagram, eat and sleep again as am almost jobless
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    1. we would've gone out, but your schedule already seems pretty tight.
      It's hard for meπŸ˜“

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    2. Oookkkkkkeeeyy...

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  3. Who valentine epp?πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚..Anyways I am looking forward to gifts... I love gifts....Happy valentine guys..πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜πŸ˜€πŸ’‹πŸ’‹TNHW

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  4. from my days are Uniben. I always spent valentines day in an orphanage or with sick children in UBTH.

    I'd gather funds n gifts from as many people and tag a few friends along

    I celebrate valentine's day together with my wedding anniversary on the 18thv of February.

    As a matter of fact we will be celebrating our 5th year wedding anniversary come 18th.

    I don't even know what to do. Getting gifts for guys is a lot of work.

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    1. You're just one wonderful woman Clare 😍😘

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  5. Where is ur lounge and restaurant located?

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  6. Lmao

    Thelma yaff vex oh...I totally get u and agree with ur take on vals day especially on balance....u have a boo... Enjoy the day.... U don't...spend it with friends(1 particular val, I and a gf had dinner at a restaurant and it was pretty cool) ,you are alone...come on,you can do bad(sorry good) all by yourself.

    Val's day is gonna be full of work for me

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  7. Valentine ko, Celestine ni. Please hate me oh, and very well too. Didn't even remember anything until I got here.

    I am at work, till next month for that matter.

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    1. Mr Wale hate Valentine all you want, I willllllll never hate you! 😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘

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    2. I actually laughed out loud now. Hubby's looking at me strangely.

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    3. LOL. Mr Wale tibunu ohhhhh. maybel

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  8. I have exams to write starting on the 16th. So no Val till further notice. Lol


    *QuirkyMoi*

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  9. Val day is just gonna be like everyother day for me though,was meant to do a job that day but It's been pushed further,so would just lounge on my bed biko.I can't afford to spoil myself silly now but I look forward to being showered with gifts..... maybel

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  10. I HATE VALENTINES DAY! YES I DO!

    Lol

    On a serious note, Vals day is just a day set aside for young unmarried people to get lots of free sex. A day of displaying western decadence. That's what it has majorly been reduced to.

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