Today is February 14, so y’all already know what that means — we have officially reached the end of Netflix and Chill Season. For the past few months, hella women have been clinging on to hopes that their movie-and-cuddy buddies might one day evolve into something more. Then February comes along and the guys instantly go into superhuman ghost mode while the girls are left obsessing over those three infamous W’s: “What went wrong???” It’s not you, baby girl — it’s Valentine’s Day.
The day we find out which of our cyber friends are actually happy with life (aka in a relationship) and which ones are bitter, lonely and depressed (aka single). At least that’s how most of us tend to think of it whenever V Day rolls around — Relationship = Happy and Single = Salty. This is actually my first Valentine’s Day in two years that I’ve been single. And while I’ll admit it’s kinda weird, it’s weird in a good way. Because I’m realizing that the past couple years that I was in a relationship, Valentine’s Day was more so about validation than it actually was about love. [Read more…]