Love & Happiness

No matter how difficult this semester seems or how lost I may feel, it’s Valentine’s day, so this day deserves a post!! And, though for the most part it is just a social construct and just another ploy for businesses to earn more money, I’d say it’s a reminder to share the love and happiness all around!

I’ve never been part of any kind of romantic relationship and I’m not sad nor am I ashamed of it. I’m straight and I’ve had crushes, but I’ve never really been “in love”. I’m a hopeless romantic and I love reading and writing stuff from the romance genre, but if there’s anything I’ve learned from reading and from the people around me, it’s that there’s a right time for everything. To emphasize what I’m trying to say, I recommend that you read Lang Leav’s poem, ” Patience”. I’ll try to link/attach it to this post later on haha.

I don’t need to be in a relationship to feel loved. Though I might not have that many friends, the friends I do have are enough. And I don’t think I could have a better family compared to the family I belong to. Yes, we fight A LOT (exhibit A: the fight we had just yesterday) and yes, I feel mad and annoyed at them at times, but they’ve never failed to support me and my dreams. I’m a very stubborn and forgetful and confused person, so I’m thankful that they still love me and that they remind me the things I need to be reminded of.  

I might not be as happy as I want to be, but I still kinda am. I’m a little lost as of now, but I’ll somehow get through it. At these times, I have to remind myself that I’m studying in my dream university and I’m here to create a bright future for me, my family, and my future family. I forget how blessed I am, and sometimes when we feel downtrodden with life, we have to stop for a while and remind ourselves that God has a plan and we just have to strive and do our best.

The point of this post? It’s Valentine’s Day and whether you’re in a relationship or not, it’s a day to love and be loved. You might be going through a rough time right now like I am, so I just wanted to remind you to remind yourself of how blessed you are, of why you’re doing what you’re doing, of the fact that you’re being alive is already beautiful as it is. We’re going to get through this and we’re going to live our lives happily with no regrets because we only get one chance at life.. And that chance is now.

My wish for you this Valentine’s is to feel loved and happy and to share all that love and all that happiness to others, especially those who need it.

Happy Valentine’s!! 💖