Single and Fabulous at UCSD

    No day makes a single person feel less fabulous than Valentine’s Day. It seems that the entire month of February is dedicated to couples — from commercials focused on finding the perfect gift for your significant other to restaurant specials advertising romantic ambiance.

    Single “Sex and the City” fans who associate the phrase “single and fabulous” with Carrie Bradshaw’s punctuation error on a magazine cover tend to associate a question mark with their own fabulousness as well. But this year there is not going to be a question mark at the end of “single and fabulous,” only a very large exclamation point!

    Although, traditionally, Feb. 14 is a single person’s least favorite day of year, there is no reason your single status should prevent you from celebrating.

    What better than to proclaim your single and fabulous status than by gathering some of your equally fabulous single friends together for a party?

    Ever heard that one person’s trash is another’s treasure? The saying can be extended beyond material objects to become a central theme of your Valentine’s Day recycle party. Each guest is required to bring a “date” of the opposite sex, who could be a catch for someone else. The caveat is that everyone in attendance needs to be aware of the party theme so as to avoid any awkward and uncomfortable moments.

    As party guests mingle, love sparks will begin to fly. Hopefully before the night is over, you and your guests will be cuddling with newly discovered treasures.

    For the 21 and up crowd, Valentine’s Day is a great time to take advantage of the amazing nightlife that America’s Finest City has to offer. Grab your single friends and go out for a night on the town in the Gaslamp Quarter.

    To mingle with San Diego’s most beautiful people, try Beach at the W, Confidential or Stingaree. Most bars and clubs will be catering to single people with great drink specials. For a more casual partying experience, check out Pacific Beach, the center for young, beautiful and single people.

    Valentine’s Day falls on a Tuesday, which can be a busy night in PB, so be ready for some excitement from Pacific Beach Bar and Grill and Longboard’s.

    How about making some money for being single? Single guys, this is a perfect activity if you do not want to spend the night alone. Grab your buddies, beer, junk food, poker chips and a deck of cards and enjoy a poker night. At least one person is guaranteed to get lucky.

    Or why not take advantage of the Tuesday holiday and go on a midweek getaway? Grab some friends and go on a two-day road trip. Head to Sin City to truly appreciate the wonders of being single or plan for a day of snowboarding at Big Bear, both of which are several hours away from UCSD.

    With so many options for a ladies’ or guys’ night out on the town, there’s no question that one could have a fabulous time when single.

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