• No red roses required: why I'm prioritising self-love for a mentally well Valentine's Day

    7 days ago - By Metro

    Just me, and that's OK
    Depression and anxiety have been a huge part of my life for almost six years now.
    Although I'm feeling pretty positive today, that isn't always the case.
    4 people tell us how their mental illness led to a career change
    Sometimes I wake up and I can't get out of bed.
    I just lie there in a pit of self-loathing and feel utterly overwhelmed by the little tasks that everyone else seems to take in their stride.
    Brushing... Read the full story
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  • 77-year-old man has been sending his wife the same Valentine's card for 39 years

    77-year-old man has been sending his wife the same Valentine's card for 39 years

    7 days ago - By Metro

    A devoted husband is celebrating Valentine's Day by sending his beloved wife the same card he's posted to her for the last 39 years.
    Ken Myers, a self-confessed romantic, first sent the card which he's been sending for the past 39 years, back in 1979, six years after he married his sweetheart, Valeria.
    Though the card remains the same, the 77-year-old novelist writes a new message inside the card every year - which is now full of little love notes from the past three decades.
    To make this even more romantic, Ken, from Leeds, created the card himself - as he... Read the full story
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  • Quiz: How much do you really know about Valentine's Day?

    Quiz: How much do you really know about Valentine's Day?

    7 days ago - By Metro

    Do you know who created the first heart shaped box of chocolates?
    Today is quite possibly the most romantic day of the year, but just how much of an expert are you on all things Valentines?
    Why don't teenagers have an 'embarrassing phase' anymore?
    Every February it slowly creeps up, the one day of the year where everything is pretty much covered in hearts, shades of red and pink and you begrudgingly give in and spend a ridiculous amount of money on mediocre chocolate, just because it's packed in a... Read the full story
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