Last Updated on January 11, 2023
With so many Valentine’s Day journal prompts out there for kids (via Google search, anyway!), I’m filling that gap once again with these Valentine’s Day journal prompts for adults!
Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to reflect on your ideas surrounding love no matter your relationship status. Whether you’re passionately in love with someone or happily dating yourself, these prompts have a little something for everyone.
Valentine’s Day Writing Prompts No Matter Your Relationship Status
You don’t need to be in a relationship or married to have an awesome Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re single or taken, exploring your feelings about the love you give to others (or even the self-love you give to yourself!) is invaluable.
Through reflection like these Valentine’s Day journal prompts, you can explore things like your love language and attachment style.
You can also discover whether or not you’re giving yourself the compassion and appreciation you deserve. For example, if you tend to have negative self-talk on the inside.
There’s a lot you can learn about yourself just by observing the way you love, so let’s dive in!
47 Heartfelt Valentine’s Day Journal Prompts
Ready to dive into all things love this Valentine’s Day?
This post includes Valentine’s Day Journal Prompts for Singles, Valentine’s Day Journal Prompts for Relationships, and Valentine’s Day Journal Prompts for Self Love!
Valentine’s Day Journal Prompts When Single
- Imagine you’re taking yourself on a date. What would the ideal date look like?
- How do you feel in your own company?
- In what ways do you make yourself a priority?
- In what ways do you plan to start making yourself a priority?
- Since being single, what have you learned about yourself?
- Has being single created more time and space for you to grow as a person? Explain.
- Is there someone from your past that you still think about? Why are they in your thoughts?
- How do you really feel about Valentine’s Day?
- What does true, unconditional romantic love look like to you?
- What are some ways you can tap into other types of love today? (Platonic/friendship love, familial love, etc?)
- Where are you at in terms of emotional availability for someone else?
- Do you think too much pressure is placed on “needing” a romantic partner?
- What are some of your non-negotiables when looking for love?
- What do you enjoy the most about being single?
- Jot down 5 gratitudes you feel about the person you’re becoming.
- Name 3 things you can do to treat yourself this Valentine’s Day.
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Valentine’s Day Journal Prompts for Relationships
- Which of the 5 love languages (words of affirmation, quality time, physical touch, gifts, acts of service) do you relate to the most? (if you’re not sure, you can take the official love language test here.)
- How does your significant other bring out the best in you?
- Reflect, in detail, how the earliest stages of your relationship were like.
- Reflect, in detail, on the time you first met your significant other and the feelings involved.
- Do you think you’re growing together or apart from your significant other?
- Think of a compromise you felt accomplished in coming to with your significant other. What made the compromise so successful?
- Identify one thing you need from your partner but have avoided asking about.
- Where do you see the future of your relationship?
- What are 3 of your biggest relationship goals?
- What does the perfect day with your significant other look like?
- Which attachment style do you relate to the most (anxious/preoccupied, avoidant/dismissive, disorganized, secure)? (if you’re not sure, you can take an attachment style quiz here.)
- What is something you wish your partner did differently, if anything?
- What are 3 traits you admire in your partner?
- Describe something that is very important for you to have in a relationship.
- What does your significant other show you that no one else has before?
Valentine’s Day Journal Prompts for Self Love
- When you hit a roadblock, is your self-talk more positive (i.e: “that’s okay, I’ll figure this out”) or negative (i.e: “oh my gosh I can never do anything right”)?
- Do you give yourself the same compassion and understanding you give your friends/family? If not, why not?
- Do you tend to be a people pleaser? What pushes you to be this way?
- Name one sweet thing you can do for yourself this Valentine’s Day.
- What is one positive affirmation you can say to yourself to counter any thoughts of self doubt?
- What is your favorite character trait about yourself?
- Jot down the first 5 things that come to your mind that you’re grateful for.
- Where can you improve on asserting your boundaries with others?
- What are you most passionate about?
- Is it difficult for you to make time for yourself? How so?
- What is a negative belief you need to release?
- What are 3 ways you’ve changed for the better in the last 5 years?
- How has your self-image changed from when you were a teenager compared to now?
- What mistakes can you forgive yourself for?
- What never fails to cheer you up after a hard day?
- What do you think unconditional self love looks like?