Valentine's Day is right around the corner, and although some like to bask in the lovey-dovey mushiness of the holiday, many simply just find it to be downright annoying.
And nothing can trigger one's loneliness like seeing everyone around you being showered in gifts and flowers while you just sit there like:
And of course, those feelings are just exacerbated when you are in high school, and the pressure to "be cool" is even greater.
Twitter user @ClassiestQueen recalled a story from a Valentine's Day past where her dad surprised her at school so she wouldn't feel so lonely, and it totally won the internet's heart:
There was a delivery guy with one of those gant teddy bears, a huge bouquet of flowers, and a huge box of chocolates. I was jealous af! I’m like damn somebody nigga going all out. I’m looking like... pic.twitter.com/EaX3gMw4Wr— Miss Sanders 🌹 (@ClassiestQueen) February 2, 2018
My teacher was like “OOO Lovely! Who are these gifts for?!” And everyone in the class was like pic.twitter.com/8lGKDjn7cC— Miss Sanders 🌹 (@ClassiestQueen) February 2, 2018
The delivery guy said “Miss Sunshine”. I instantly knew they were for me, and I instantly knew who gave them to me. My father calls me Sunshine. pic.twitter.com/RsMEGhrTka— Miss Sanders 🌹 (@ClassiestQueen) February 2, 2018
Okay, true: most of us would be mortified if our parent sent extravagant gifts to our classroom on Valentine's Day, but @ClassiestQueen's father has got her covered:
So I got up, and read the card and it said “Happy Valentines Day, love Dad. P.S. Tell everyone it was from an Admirer.” Im reading it like pic.twitter.com/XXrzXDTYjB— Miss Sanders 🌹 (@ClassiestQueen) February 2, 2018
After that year, this became a father-daughter tradition:
Ever since then, my dad has been my valentine. He gets me something every year I’m alone. Which is every year LOL.— Miss Sanders 🌹 (@ClassiestQueen) February 2, 2018
Moral of the story is,— Miss Sanders 🌹 (@ClassiestQueen) February 2, 2018
Fathers, you are your daughter first love. Be there. It’s so important.
Aw! Now go call your parents. They miss you.