If you're feeling lonely this Valentine's Day, this should cheer you right up (or tip you over the edge)

If you've had it up to *here* with heart-shaped chocolates and smug declarations of undying love all around you. If you're hopelessly single, or just a big fan of schadenfreude you are going to love this blog.

 

At this romantic time of year, Dimly Lit Meals For One cuts through the schmaltz like a sharp knife. These heartbreakingly single dinners and hilarious accompanying stories will cheer any Valentine's cynic right up. Warning: it's as bleak as they come.

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joe pie

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"Joe has baked himself a pie to celebrate his three year anniversary with himself."

 

 

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hotel room

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"At the hotel bar there was a minimum purchase on card transactions, so I bought two pints and snuck upstairs to my stained room overlooking a multi-storey car park. A nice man named Hamza from the Chicken Cottage a few doors down delivered a burger direct to my door."

 

 

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turkey

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"Every plate is like Sunday. Every plate is silent and grey."

 

 

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sad

"A terribly sad collage of heartbreaking solitary meals that make you just want to violently shake them and say ‘stop feeling so bloody sorry for yourself’."

 

 

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poached egg

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"Last night I made a smiley face in my dinner to soothe the malnourishment and discontent. When I burst that egg, its yolky tears of joy reminded me that at least this chicken was born free (range).”

 

 

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fishfingers

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"Fishfingers and chicken stock flavoured couscous. A new low?"