Off the beat: Learning to be alone on Valentine’s Day

For the past two years, I have met up with my valentine. We go through the motions. We watch movies. We have sex. Last year, we even baked a cake. It was chocolate with raspberries on top. These might sound like normal romantic activities. But the thing is, I was single both of these times.
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Happy birthday, Cupid!

Sex on Tuesday

Valentine’s Day. Or rather, Singles Awareness Day. What a horrible and exclusionary holiday. I mean, if you don’t have a “special someone,” what are you supposed to do? Give all your friends boxes of sweetheart candy with little messages written on them? Sure — if you’re 8 years old. Let’s
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