Single this Valentines Day? Does it feel like every other person in the world is planning a romantic and loved up 14th February? Well you are definitely not alone. There are far more singletons than you would imagine, and it doesn’t have to be a lonely and troubled time. Being single has a lot of advantages and you can still plan to have an enjoyable and happy Valentines! The figures from the Office for National Statistics show that in the UK there are around 1.65m single men and 1.27m single women, so you are definitely not going to be alone this Valentines Day. Choose to use the day to celebrate friendships instead of a relationship, and plan an evening with other single friends, male and female. This way you won’t be sat at home dwelling on the fact that you aren’t in a relationship, but instead celebrating all the advantages that single life can have! Remember you don’t have to be in a couple to be happy. There are hundreds of things to do this Valentines if you are single, but most importantly make sure that whatever you do, you treat yourself. Gather a group of friends or family and spend the night at a spa or go to your favourite restaurant. You could organise a party and invite everyone who may not be feeling great about spending their Valentines alone, and get them to bring along some friends as well. It’s a great way to bond with your loved ones and you may even find that you meet someone you like. Make every effort to make Valentines Day memorable, you definitely don’t need to be in a couple to celebrate the day, and you will be joining millions of others doing the same. Many people, even celebrities, are going through relationship troubles this year. It was confirmed on Monday that Loose Woman and Celebrity Big Brother winner Denise Welch had split up from her husband Tim Healy after 23 years of marriage. This news comes in the same week that pop star Katy Perry’s divorce from husband Russell Brand was finally finalised, after their marriage broke down after just 14 months, showing that even celebs are going to be alone this Valentines.