Two tickets to a show, no date; unrequited love and the perfect excuse to wallow in ample amounts of both disappointment and chocolate ice cream; a happy partner but a ridiculously priced, decidedly unimpressive French dinner. This is what happens around February 14. Confronted with two contradictory truths that nevertheless exist simultaneously — that Valentine’s Day is a superficial Hallmark holiday, that Valentine’s Day requires decisive action on our part — we fumble around and fuck things up. Knowing this, we tapped the collective GP braintrust and came up with one very good idea: asking the women we trust what they think about love, romance and February’s big holiday. They’re bright, beautiful and successful. They’re sommeliers, teachers and athletes. These are their insights.
Great Advice from a Dozen Great Women