Cassandra Piat

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Valentine’s Day Fiasco

on February 10, 2016

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Valentine’s day can be wonderfully romantic and special, but it can also sometimes be excruciatingly embarrassing for some… like me.

So instead of sharing my best Valentine’s moments with you, I thought it would be fun to tell you about my embarrassing one 🙂 So here goes…

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Okay, so I was only twelve years old at the time, but it still makes me cringe when I think about it and I remember it as if it were yesterday…

I had had a crush on this boy, Paul, for over a year. He wasn’t in my class but had been the previous year, and I thought he was amazing. He was one of the popular kids, and well… I wasn’t!

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I have no idea what got into me, but I decided to send him a Valentine’s card although I knew full well that he wasn’t interested in me, and would never be.

I bought a really cute card with a teddy on it written;

If you won’t be my Valentines…” on the front, and inside,

I’ll be yours, ok?”  puppy love

It was really cute. I wrote ‘Dear Paul’ inside, and instead of putting ‘???’ after ‘from’, I wrote my name by mistake!! Realising that I couldn’t give it to him with my name in it, I tipexed it out thinking it would do the trick. So after school the day before Valentine’s, my friend (who was in his class) and I waited until everyone had left before creeping back upstairs and slipping the card in his desk, giggling and finding it all very funny.

The next day at school I felt a bit nervous at the thought that he had seen the card, yet excited because it was a bit of a thrill too. I wondered if he would figure out who it was from, but then again, never thought he would link it back to me…

Then at lunch time, I was with my friends in the corridor with plenty of other kids around, when I saw Paul making his way towards us. I blushed and my heart began to race. I was horrified and knew that he had found out that the card was from me and as he was definitely not smiling, I guessed that he wasn’t coming to declare his undying love for me – but I didn’t expect what followed…

He walked up to me and, flashing my Valentine’s card at me, he said coldly, “I know it was from you – I scratched the tipex off and saw your name!” I was so embarrassed and just stood there speechless, as everyone looked at me.

But he hadn’t finished with me yet!

To my horror, he added;

“And this is what I think of it!”  before TEARING UP THE CARD in front of me and everyone else who was watching, before dumping it in the bin and walking off!!!

 

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It was MORTIFYING!!! I tried to act as though I didn’t care and I just laughed it off, but inside I was so embarrassed. It was awful. Needless to say that that was the first and last time that I ever sent a Valentine’s card to someone – unless I was going out with them and knew they’d be happy to get it 🙂 🙂

How about you? Any cringingly embarrassing Valentine’s day moments? Please share – I would really love to know that I’m not alone 😀

 

 

 

 

 

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4 responses to “Valentine’s Day Fiasco

  1. msa1al says:

    My boyfriend at the time didn’t get me anything , but he came over to eat !!

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