As Valentine's Day approaches, you may have the perfect date planned, the perfect get-together to go to, or the perfect hideout plan. But do you have your Facebook status planned out? Isn't there a message you want to broadcast to the world? Someone special you need to acknowledge? Choose one of these seven Valentine's Day Facebook statuses to make your own this year - or see how many you can spot in your news feed this Valentine's Day!
The Superlative Facebook Status: "I have the best boyfriend in the whole world!"
Do you truly believe your significant other trumps every other woman's significant other? Consider giving him the public praise he deserves with the superlative Facebook status. This Facebook status should be used with caution, though. It will open up the floodgates for women who feel absolutely obligated to defend their own men. How many "No, my boyfriend is the best boyfriend!" comments can you take? It's your call!
The Girl Power Facebook Status: "Who needs men when I've got my girls?"
Are you without a valentine this year? Celebrate your singlehood on Valentine's Day with a girl power Facebook status. Whether you're single and looking or single and loving it, the girl power status might just bring about the solidarity you crave. Bash the male species, trumpet the superiority of friendships over romantic relationships, or give a shout-out to your BFFs. A healthy assertion of independence never hurt anyone!
The Reality Check Facebook Status: "[Your name here] can't understand why everyone feels the need to buy into this pagan greeting card holiday that is shrouded in historical inaccuracy."
Feeling a little put off that people all over the world are supporting the chocolate boxers, animal stuffers, and greeting card writers for no good reason? Concerned that people don't actually understand who St. Valentine was? Whether your reasons are economic, political, historical, or religious, use your Facebook status to share your knowledge and give the rest of the world a reality check.
The Cryptic Facebook Status: "Happy Valentine's Day. You know who you are ;)"
Are you in a relationship you're not quite ready to reveal to the public? Give your secret flame a cyber-wink and elbow nudge by using the cryptic Facebook status. From special song lyrics to an inside joke, there are plenty of ways to let him know you care without giving anyone else any clues to his identity.
The Belligerent Facebook Status: "Don't wish me a Happy Valentine's Day! I hate this day with the fire of a thousand suns!"
Do you adamantly reject Valentine's Day? Are you in the middle of a breakup and angry that the rest of the world still gets to be in love? Have you written letters to your local government imploring them to declare it illegal to buy anything heart-shaped between Christmas and St. Patrick's Day? Facebook is the perfect forum to vent your frustration. Tell the world how you really feel!
The Purposely-Ignorant Facebook Status: "What's with all the hearts today?"
Feeling a little facetious this Valentine's Day? Use the purposely-ignorant Facebook status to avoid a direct reference to Valentine's Day while still implying you know what's going on. Wonder about the many shades of red your coworkers coincidentally chose to wear today. Ponder how difficult it was to get a reservation at your favorite restaurant on a random weeknight. It's the best of both worlds, and perhaps you'll get a few clever remarks as responses to keep you entertained throughout the day.
The Generic Facebook Status: "Happy Valentine's Day!"
No relationships to acknowledge, bones to pick, or people to indict? Fly under the radar by displaying a vague and perfectly acceptable generic Facebook status. Count the number of people who return your sentiment through a nice, neutral "like." You can't go wrong with a good old-fashioned "Happy Valentine's Day!"
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