Another Valentine’s Day is nearly upon us. Amid the usual onslaught of holiday marketing, it’s normal to feel lonely if you are single. But what if this Valentine’s Day was about celebrating the love you have for yourself, and not longing for the love of another?Most lonely singles think a romantic relationship will make them happy. To be blunt, this isn’t true. If you are single, use this Valentine’s Day to ponder a critical point: all the love you need is inside of you. Consider the words of best-selling author Don Miguel Ruiz: “if you give your happiness to someone else, he can always take it away.” Indeed, you don’t need to be dependent on the love of a romantic partner to be happy.By following the steps below, you can use your time as a single to absorb all of the emotional nourishment you need—no Valentine’s Day date required!QUIZ: How is Your Self-Esteem?
“You are ready for a relationship when you no longer think you need one. All the love you need is inside of you.”