Traditions and Celebrations Around the World That Will Make Single People Feel Better (Or Not)

Happy singles awareness day, we guess?

On the fifteenth and last day of the Lunar New Year celebrations, also known as Chap Goh Mei or Chinese Valentine’s Day, you might spot young single women in Malaysia throwing tangerines into a body of water (usually, a river). No, they’re not feeding some strange orange-eating fish. They’re just trying to put an end to their solo days, while hoping that a good single guy would scoop up the fruit they threw. After all, those tangerines have been carved with the throwers’ contact details.

5. A Spicy Affair – Denmark

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Andy Flores

Andy Flores

Andy Flores is a pathological penny pincher with impulse shopping and binge-eating tendencies. She’s constantly saving up for new adventures, so she dabbles in writing jobs here and there. Her not-so-secret dream is to be an extra in a big Bollywood movie.