Top 10 ways to cope with being alone on Valentine’s Day February 8, 2022 — by George Huang Photo by Minsui Tang Permalink Imagine being single…10. Play video games One of the best ways to escape from the reality of being single. 9. Watch a movie while crying into a tub of ice cream Bonus points if the protagonist of the film is also watching a movie while crying into a tub of ice cream. 8. Think about your dream college Love is temporary, but college admission is forever. 7. Look for romantic couples in the park to see how the other half lives There’s bound to be a few of them. Maybe check the benches. 6. Ask your friend out We’ll just go out as “friends.” No one will think we’re dating. 5. Cancel Valentine’s Day on change.org I mean at least a third of the population that would sign that petition. 4. Use your imagination If you’re handy enough, your imaginary significant other may almost become real. 3. Tell your friends you’re in a long-distance relationship That’s why you’ve never seen them before. They definitely exist, though. 2. Stalk the person you like on social media Don’t worry, most people do this on the daily anyway. 1. Read The Saratoga Falcon Life Section In case you skipped directly to the backpage, the double page is Valentine’s Day themed.