How to cope with post Valentine's Day blues

How to cope with post Valentine's Day blues

Did Valentine’s Day not go as well as you’d hoped this year? Don’t worry, you’re not alone.

There can often be a lot of expectation surrounding this annual celebration of love, and once it’s come and gone many singles and couples are left feeling disappointed, rejected or resentful.

Perhaps there was no one special to spend it with, or maybe a partner forgot or didn’t want to do anything romantic? Whatever the reason, for a lot of people the post Valentine’s Day blues is real.

So what can you do about it? Here are my tips for coping with a disappointing February 14.

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