September 18 is National First Love Day! This holiday gives us a chance to celebrate the first time we fell in love. Whether it was with a person, a pet, or a passion, this day is for honoring that special someone or something that made our hearts skip a beat for the very first time. Join us in celebrating National First Love Day by reading about its history. And check out some romantic quotes and send messages to your loved ones!
History of National First Love Day
Celebrated in 2015, National First Love Day is observed annually across the country. The US is the origin of the holiday, which is annually observed across the country. It is impossible to identify who or why this day was formed. All that is known is that for it to have happened, someone had to have been thinking back to their first love partner. This national holiday has its roots in poignant and lovely memories.
There were existing love-themed holidays before the official establishment of the celebration, such as the well-known Valentine’s Day on February 14 and National Love Day on September 30. These two holidays each stand for a day that they currently share with their significant other or someone they now love. Though it’s more of a walk down memory lane, National First Love Day can be observed in the same manner.
It was made to serve as a reminder of the beginnings of both our own and other people’s lives. It was made, in part, to evoke memories of the first romantic relationship in which we experienced true love. There may be good or bad in these reminders. An excellent example of how to celebrate National First Love Day is an article from “Entertainment News” from the previous year, which included celebrities and their first loves. Love has no beginning or end; rather, because it is an innate emotion, it starts the moment the first person is born. Although love is a feeling and emotion that we can offer to others and that we can receive indefinitely in return, this day was set aside just to honor our first love.
Quotes About First Love
- “A first love always occupies a special place.” Nicolas Sparks
- “To love for the first time is to lose your innocence.” Liana Liberato
- “The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved—loved for ourselves, or rather, loved despite ourselves.” Victor Hugo
- “Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common sense.” – Helen Rowland
- “I have said nothing because there is nothing I can say that would describe how I feel as perfectly as you deserve it.” – Kyle Schmidt
- “To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will certainly be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping intact, you must give your heart completely—slowly and carefully unwrapping delicate major organs and spread them wide open. But don’t expect anyone else to do real surgery on them.” – C.S. Lewis
- “Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.” – Zora Neale Hurston
Messages and wishes for National First Love Day
Happy National First Love Day! I’m so grateful for our first love and all the happy memories we shared. I hope you have a wonderful day!
- I wish you all the happiness your first love could bring on this special day! May your day be filled with lots of love!
On this National First Love Day, I reflect on our very special relationship and how blessed I am. You mean everything to me and I cherish our time together immensely.
How to celebrate National First Love Day
The greatest way to commemorate National First Love Day is with a little nostalgia. Recall the life you two led together, that fleeting yet brilliant moment, and how it completely transformed you both. Send them a “remember when” note if you’re still in contact, or look through old pictures and diaries to recall the exact moment. But be warned: National First Love Day can be more than just a day to reminisce. It can also be an opportunity to face reality and consider whether your life is all that it could be.
There are a ton of ways to observe National First Love Day. To commemorate this day, you could, for instance, search for your next love or find gratitude for the love you now have. Set up a date with your significant other or a person you are interested in. You may go on a date to the movies or out for a romantic dinner. Everything is entirely up to you!
Regardless of whether you are in a relationship or not, everyone may enjoy a romantic movie on National First Love Day. There are many amazing romantic comedies available. One of the classics, like When Harry Met Sally, is an option. This romantic movie never lets you down. Unlike any other movie, it makes you smile and laugh out loud. If you’re in the mood for something classic, check out either Brief Encounter or Casablanca. We also suggest watching Before Sunset, Jerry Maguire, Annie Hall, True Romance, Four Weddings and a Funeral, and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.
We hope you have enjoyed reading about National First Love Day. This holiday is a great opportunity to celebrate that very special person or thing that made your heart race for the very first time. What better way to celebrate than by reading some touching quotes or sending messages of love? We wish you a wonderful day filled with all the people and things you cherish most.