If you're single, February 14 can deliver a painful mandate for just how pathetic your life has become. Valentine's Day, like butt chugging, is especially heartbreaking when experienced alone.

But we're here to tell that the couples polishing off $275 dinners, exaggerating their affinity for one another, and debating engagement shoot photo ideas are just as miserable as you are. It's true. Life isn't a Patrick Swayze movie and everlasting love ain't all it's cracked up to be.

Your pity party ends now: 10 Reasons You Should be Happy You're Single This Valentine's Day.

Written by Sean Evans (@seanseaevans)

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