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25 Valentine’s Day Movies for 25 Relationship Stages

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You want to believe in love again: The Notebook

You are unsure of your emotions but you think you’d like to cry and look at Ryan Gosling: The Notebook

You are really sick of people asking about your love life — it’s totally normal that you haven’t dated anyone in a while and if they don’t shut up about it you’re going to prove just how weird you are: Lars and the Real Girl

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You love the ’90s (and your friends hate your slacker significant other): Reality Bites

You’re dating someone, but you find yourself drawn to their sibling (and are feeling optimistic about it): The Family Stone

You’re dating someone, but you find yourself drawn to their sibling (and are feeling pessimistic about it): Legends of the Fall

Your sibling ruined your relationship with your significant other and is a total bitch: Atonement

You are in a band or you love someone who’s in a band: Rockstar

You are in a band or you love someone in a band who has a substance abuse issue and a significant other (optimistic viewpoint): Walk the Line

You are in a band or you love someone in a band who has a substance abuse issue and a significant other (pessimistic viewpoint): Sid and Nancy

You are single and you want to feel superior about the absurdity of marriage and happiness: Blue Valentine

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You are single and you want to feel superior about the absurdity of marriage and happiness, with ’50s era costumes: Revolutionary Road

You’re a driven journalist; how will you ever find love? (female): Morning Glory

You’re a driven journalist; how will you ever find love? (male): 27 Dresses

He wants to watch an action movie and has very little knowledge of cinema: The Last of the Mohicans

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You’re thinking about cheating (optimistic viewpoint): Moonstruck

You’re thinking about cheating (pessimistic viewpoint): Fatal Attraction

You love Nicolas Cage no matter what anyone says: Moonstruck

You are falling in love with someone with a debilitating illness: Autumn in New York, Love and Other Drugs, A Walk to Remember

You are in love with your best friend, or you probably are but just don’t realize it yet: When Harry Met Sally

You are in love with your best friend, or you probably are but just don’t realize it yet (but you’re not interested in laughing): Friends With Benefits, No Strings Attached

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You are debating using witchcraft to find the perfect soulmate for you: Practical Magic

You and one of your parents are single: Terms of Endearment

You are a prostitute who wants to find love (optimistic viewpoint): Pretty Woman

You are a prostitute who wants to find love (pessimistic viewpoint): Leaving Las Vegas

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