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February 22, 2019

People Should Treat Every Day Like It’s Valentine’s Day

Maddi Kimball, Contributing Writer

February 15, 2019

This year, I swore I wouldn’t do anything for Valentine’s Day. Not because I am anti-Valentine’s Day, or because Cupid skipped over me this year, but because I find myself wondering what the point of Valentine’s Day truly is. Prioritizing someone for a hot second, and then falling back into a monotonous cycle of pushing them aside until an anniversary comes around? Take it from me, a girl who was so fed up with this cycle in her own relationship that she chose Valentine’s Day of all days to end a relationship — which was rather convenient, as chocolate was half-off the next day. I don’t know about you, but Valentine’s Day seemed so much more palatable as a small child, when it meant that you made cute...

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