Fake an allergic reaction.
Paint the face. The outfit is only part of it.
Valentine’s Day is a made up space for people to act as if they’re in love.
Like a full moon to a werewolf, Valentine’s Day creates absolute monsters out of ordinary people.
Do you remember when Cher in Clueless sent herself flowers and chocolates? Do the same. That tennis bracelet you’ve been eyeing? Buy it.
Your usual diligence was put to the test, and you sort of feel like a failure.
Forget the obligatory, boring boyfriend New Year’s kiss.
“Love has a nasty habit of disappearing overnight.”
The stress that comes with splitting your life between two parents is in full-force around the holidays. When you’re a kid, your parents’ divorce is most exposed from November to January.
And remember, it’s not your fault if things don’t go as planned; be proud of yourself for doing your best.