It has been rightly said by Jo Courdert, "You do not need to be loved, not at the cost of yourself. The single relationship that is truly central and crucial in a life is the relationship to the self. Of all the people you will know in a lifetime, you are the only one you will never lose."
The promoters of SAD hold that there is a need to respect diversity and those who live happily as singles should be equally recognized to take pride in their single status and enjoy themselves. Those who celebrate SAD, often attend spiritual events; go for camping or volunteering, do social work, and gift giving for oneself for good work.
In India, some religious organisations and social groups had been promoting February 14 to be celebrated as Parents' Worship Day as an alternative to the youth and wean them away from the western culture which was eating into Indian value system. According to the promoters of the Parents Worship Day, this was a celebration of pure selfless love between the parents and children and was meant to develop the spirit of serving parents.
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