Single, LGBT+, and Celibate on Valentine’s Day
We all can be honest: when you’re single, Valentine’s Day sucks. The holiday seems to just throw it in your face that you’re alone. It’s not even just the day itself, but the weeks approaching the day. February arrives, and immediately the aisles of every store get filled with hearts and candy.
You think you have it bad, though? Try dealing with it as a celibate Christian who will never be in the relationship he desires, because he wants not a wife, but a husband — yet that goes against his beliefs. Now, I don’t say that for you to feel sorry for me. Instead, what I’m saying is this:
Valentine’s Day is hard enough being single, but it’s even harder for someone facing the potential of never having a relationship.