5 reasons to celebrate Galentine’s Day

With February 14th just around the corner, it’s nearly Valentine’s Day. This day dedicated to romance comes around each year, whether we have someone special to celebrate it with or not. This year don’t obsess about who’s apping you back or stalk your ex on Instagram. Forget guys and all the drama they bring to our lives. Instead focus on friendship, which is forever! Celebrate Galentine’s Day on February 13th – it’s Valentine’s Day dedicated to gal pals. Start Secret Valentine

If you’re still not convinced, we’re bringing you the five reasons why you should celebrate Galentine’s Day with your best girlfriends:

1. No boyfriend problems

Single ladies, this is for you! Instead of worrying about your relationship status or watching The Notebook with a box of tissues on your lap, make your female friends your date and enjoy watching feel-good chick flicks with them on Galentine’s Day:

  • She's the man.
  • The Princess Diaries.
  • Bridesmaids.
  • Mean girls.

Galentine's day snack

2. Galentine’s Day means wine!

Talking about your umpteenth relationship crisis or all the latest gossip with your friends usually involves a bottle of alcohol. Of course it does. Nothing works better than a glass of rosé to get the chat going! If you need any other excuses to spend hours with your friends drinking wine, then Galentine’s Day is the one. Women and wine are definitely the winning combination Let’s be honest: who needs roses when you can have rosés?

Galentine's day drinks

3. You can feast on snacks

No party is complete without snacks, is it. And did you know that carbohydrates and calories simply don’t exist on Galentine’s Day? That means you can all eat yourself silly! With a huge dinner or a cake you bake yourself – it can’t be crazy enough on G-day.

Galentine''s day snacks

4. Your BFFs will always love you just the way you are

No one will judge you for being emotional (especially if you’re single on V-Day). Your female friends will always understand you, whatever the situation. When you’re sad, they’ll cry with you. And when you’re feeling on top of the world, they’re super happy too. They know what you’re about and what you’re thinking. How you look or that you’re an emotional wreck doesn’t matter to them: they will always love you for being you.

Valentine's day with friends

5. An excuse for giving and receiving gifts

Galentine's day has its roots in TV show Parks and Recreation. Lead character Leslie Knope invented the holiday as a Valentine’s Day for female friendship. Now it’s widely celebrated and a day when women buy each other gifts. Who doesn’t love getting presents? Set up a Secret Valentine! They know exactly what to get you; they know you better than anyone.
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Galentine's day gift

These are just a few of the fun reasons you should celebrate Galentine’s Day. Rally your BFFs and make a great Galentine’s Day together. There are so many great ways to celebrate Galentine’s Day together with girlfriends!