Skip the classic dinner and flowers for Valentine's Day and take part in your own Anti-Valentine's Day celebration, with your mate, your friends or on your own.
Feel the pain of someone else's breakup at the <a onclick='window.open('http://new.brokenships.com/en/','popup', 'width=800,height=600'); return false;' href='http://new.brokenships.com/en'> Museum of Broken Relationships </a> in Zagreb, Croatia, with its odd collection of artifacts that recall lost love. This garden gnome, known as the divorce day garden dwarf, is just one piece in the permanent collection.
Learn a lesson from the animals on a zoo sex tour with an insider's look at the birds and the bees at zoos around the country, including Zoorotica at the Michigan Zoo, Woo at the Zoo at the San Francisco Zoo or Sex at the Zoo at the Baltimore Zoo.
Commiserate with others at a storytelling session or open-mic night at a local club. East Coasters can share their tales of woe at the Ex-Files hosted by <a onclick="window.open('http://storyslams.firstpersonarts.org/','popup', 'width=800,height=600'); return false;" href="http://storyslams.firstpersonarts.org/"> Philadelphia's Story Slams </a> at the World Café Live.
Plan the ultimate ladies' night out with your friends and catch up with your favorite girls.
Recharge and relax with spa treatments at a local spa to inject some serious me-time into your Valentine's Day.
Party with other singles, and maybe even make your very own love match, at an Anti-Valentine's Day event at a local bar or club. Meet Market hosts Valentine's Day singles events at clubs around the country, including Manhattan's <a onclick="window.open('http://new.brokenships.com/en/','popup', 'width=800,height=600'); return false;" href="http://www.amnesianyc.com/>Amnesia Nightclub</a>.
Lace up your running shoes and shoot for a personal best while dodging Cupid's arrows on the course at a specially themed Valentine's Day 5K. Search active.com for races around the holiday in your hometown, including Cupid's Chase in Coronado, CA, or Cupid's Undie Run in Washington, DC.
Whether you're feeling lucky in love or not, you can challenge Lady Luck herself at the poker table with a casual game with the guys or a night out at your favorite casino.
Take advantage of the weather in your area, warm or cold, and head outside for an adventure like skiing, hiking or rock-climbing.
Take out some aggression or simply enjoy the chase during a heated paintball competition. If it's not your ex with a target on his or her back, you might find the adrenaline a real aphrodisiac.