Valentine's Day: Perception vs. Reality

The 14th of February is supposed to be the most romantic day of the year, right? Erm, maybe. Here are 14 things you'll think will happen, and then 14 ways how they'll actually go down

Raise your hand if you’ve fantasized about Prince Charming coming to rescue you on Valentine’s Day. Raise your other hand if that has never actually happened. Let us break down the sometimes harsh reality of February 14th.


ladies night cat night


Fantasy: ladies night. Reality: cat lady night.


chocolates conversation hearts


Fantasy: gourmet chocolates. Reality: Conversation Hearts.


diamonds ring pop


Fantasy: diamonds. Reality: a Ring Pop.


say anything 300


Fantasy: watch a romantic comedy. Reality: watch a dude movie.


roses last minute flowers


Fantasy: a dozen roses. Reality: corner store flowers.


ryan gosling peter griffin


Fantasy: Ryan Gosling. Reality: Peter Griffin



Fantasy: talk to a hot guy at the bar. Reality: talk to your drink alone.


spending the night alone


Fantasy: spending the night alone at home. Reality: spending the night at home alone.

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