14 Things To Watch On Netflix If You Are Single On Valentine's Day

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While some people look forward to Valentine’s Day as a day filled with the sweet and sentimental, many of us already know that our night will be spent eating our feelings and binging Netflix series in our undies.

It's okay, girl, SAME. 

Whether you're single, complicated, or your partner is just out of town, this list will help you fulfill your goal of hiding from the outside world until the storm of romance passes. Make sure you're stocked up on your favorite snacks, your favorite pajamas, and coziest blanket, you aren't going to want to move until you make it through the list!


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1. To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before

In all honesty, if this is the only movie you watch off this list, you'd be making a good choice. It is the perfect mix of sappy and angsty, and is one of those movies that fits so well with Valentine's Day and the struggles of finding love. 


2. Parenthood

This heart-warming and gut-wrenching show is one of those that will have you crying both happy and sad tears. It focuses on family and all of the hardships, joys, and complications that go along with it. There are still romanctic elements, so you can get your fix of love without watching a cheesy romantic comedy, if that's not your cup of tea.


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3. The Switch

If the rom-com approach is more your style, The Switch tells a comical and sweet story of a strong woman who decides to have a child on her own terms — with a little surprise twist. This is one of those timeless movies you'll end up clicking on every time you see it pop up on Netflix, it's that good.


4. New Girl

Haven’t watched this classic yet? Now is the time! With 6 whole seasons of relatable content, you won’t be bored with this cute and quirky picture of life in Los Angelos and the escapades of Nick, Jess, Schmidt, and Winston trying to make it through adulthood, survive living together, and find love. 


5. The Spectacular Now

This one is definitely a romance flick, but also has some really powerful emotional conflict as well that keeps you invested in the story. Don't forget the kleenex because you'll need them!


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6. Queer Eye

If you’re in the mood for something funny and uplifting, Queer Eye is one of those shows that is super easy to get sucked into and enjoy binge-watching for hours. The fab five will make you forget all your Valentine's Day troubles and have you laughing along while you stuff your face with snacks.


7. Bird Box

The hype about this new Netflix original is real and totally justified. Remember how I said you might not want to leave your house? Well, this movie will make sure you don’t. Lock your door, shut your blinds, and get ready for a roller coaster of emotions (with a bit of minor romance included). 


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8. Magic Mike

Do I really need to explain this one? No? OK, cool. I'm glad we're on the same page.


9. Definitely, Maybe

Definitely, Maybe is about a sweet take on life after divorce and focuses on the daughter of a divorced father begging her dad for information about why he got a divorce in the first place. This movie is perfect for a more subtle approach to Valentine's Day and packed full of characters and a storyline that has enough romance to satisfy your Hallmark holiday needs.


10. Dumplin’

Haven't seen the trailer for this? Go watch it right now. You can come right back to this list after. Don't worry, I'll wait.

If Valentine's Day is getting you down or the single life is making you feel like you aren't beautiful, this anthem for body positivity will have you starting your own "revolution in heels" and proving each and every day that you are more than just your looks.


11. Shameless

It’s very hard to feel bad about your life when you’re watching the mess that is Shameless. This is another show that will keep you hooked with an endless parade of drama, bad decisions, and real-life consequences that'll have you laughing and crying at the same time.


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12. The Kissing Booth

This comical teenage love story is another great pick if you're ready for a full-blown rom-com. This Netflix original centers on a forbidden love, secrets, and friendships, and will have you hanging on to every second of it. 


13. P.S. I Love You

This list would not be complete without one major tearjerker on here, although I can't promise you won't cry wtaching any of the other films or shows on this list. P.S I love You is perfect for anyone ready to sink into those lovey-feels. This movie is the icing on your Valentine's Day cake, so eat the whole thing by yourself and get ready to be reminded of why we never give up on finding that special someone.


14. Sierra Burgess Is A Loser

This one is another legendary Netflix original. It'll teach you to love yourself first and to remind you that who you are is what matters most. You are something to be proud of, no matter your shape or size, and looks aren't everything. With elements of romance, friendship, catfishing, and so much more, you'll find traces of yourself in Sierra Burgess and love every second of it. 


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Beth El Fattal is a writer who covers astrology, pop culture and relationship topics.