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Valentine’s Day is approaching, and most of us have probably been sick of it since the stores started setting out VD items the day after Christmas. Being alone on “the day of love” isn’t the worst thing in the world. It’s a highly overrated Hallmark holiday, putting too much unnecessary pressure on people to show their love whether or not they mean it. If you really think you’re going to be missing out this year, consider these couple scenarios:

1. Tim met Fiona about a month or so on a dating site. It’s not exactly an established relationship, but since…

Susanna Hartigan

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