Just because the whole world seems to obsess about romance during one day in the middle of February, doesn't mean you have to. For happy singles, it's a good excuse to eat chocolate. But if Valentine's Day has you thinking about finding love, the holiday could be a good motivation to start. Join social groups or meet-ups; be a worker bee in a cause you believe in; get involved in political parties. Bite the bullet and try online dating for a big pool of potential candidates, Schwartz added. Wherever you are, be present and look around the room to see who is looking at you.
27 Movies That Perfectly Explain Your Current Relationship (or Lack Thereof)
Most people who get divorced want to get into another relationship. Some dive directly into new relationships, barely pausing for breath. Others take their sweet time about it, and they wait until they feel completely ready for a new love. The period after a breakup is the perfect time for a little post-relationship debriefing with trusted friends. It's also a great time for some self-reflection about what you're looking for in a new relationship.
So see our picks for the best romantic movies , below, and enjoy. See our list of 15 romantic comedies that probably never should have been made right here. Elizabeth Banks stars in Walk of Shame , a romantic comedy about a woman who has to maneuver her way across the city to an interview for her dream job following a one-night stand.