Subtitles section Play video Print subtitles 17.SINGLES AWARENESS DAY- February 15 Singles Awareness Day, celebrated on February 15th each year, offers a positive perspective on singlehood. It originated around 2001 in the United States, initially among high school friends and later gaining popularity in college. Officially copyrighted in 2005, the day stands as a counter-celebration to Valentine's Day, focusing on self-love and the joys of being single. It's a time for individuals to appreciate their own company, enjoy the freedom of single life, and celebrate love in various forms – self, friends, and family. Activities include spending time with friends, self-care practices, or simply embracing independence. It's a day that emphasizes that happiness and fulfillment don't solely come from romantic relationships. With the rise of social media, Singles Awareness Day has gained traction, encouraging a broader recognition of the diverse forms of love and relationship statuses.