Anti Valentines Day

Why I'm A Conscientious Objector To Valentine's Day

Shelagh Meagher | Posted 02.14.2016 | Canada Living
Shelagh Meagher

I'm all for feeling and expressing love, but the idea that we need an official day to remind us to do so is a bit sad. Really, Valentine's Day -- regardless of the saint behind it -- is a commercial construct whose purpose is to wrestle money from our guilty wallets, as we try to make up for the other 364 days we feel we failed to express our feelings sufficiently.

Anti-Valentine's Day Cards For People Who Hate Commercialized Love

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 02.12.2016 | Canada Living

Happy Feb. 14!

5 Posts You'll Definitely See Online On Valentine's Day

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 02.12.2016 | Canada Living

Remember, it's mostly an illusion.

24 V-Day Cards Even The Haters Will Love

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 02.12.2015 | Canada Living

We've been so caught up with how many different ways you can spend Valentine's Day this year, along with how awesome and creative cards can be, we alm...

Songs for Singles On Valentine's Day

HuffPost Canada Music | Sarah Kurchak | Posted 02.12.2014 | Canada Music

Valentine's Day is great if you're into commercial displays of romance and candy hearts with sometime disconcerting messages on them. If so, we hope y...

Library's Anti-Valentine's Day Party Encourages Black Clothing, Sarcasm

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.05.2014 | Canada Living

For teens who aren't into Valentine's Day, the Toronto Public Library has a solution: an Anti-Valentine's Day Anti-Party. Launched on the organization...

How To Celebrate February 14 On Your Own

The Huffington Post Canada | Sharilyn Johnson | Posted 02.14.2013 | Canada Living

Chocolates, flowers, candlelight dinners and going to the theatre: Valentine’s Day can be very exciting in that slightly-manufactured way. But what ...

I Hate Valentine's Day

Marni Soupcoff | Posted 04.01.2013 | Canada Living
Marni Soupcoff

Valentine's Day is so saturated with images and notions of "ideal" love (true and pure and unquestioned) that it's just too hard for the real-life instances of love (complicated and exhausting and ebbing and flowing) to measure up.