Just like any of life's big questions, the answer to finding true love can be found in The Simpsons. Simply abide by these steps and you too can score a hot (or semi-attractive) date for Valentine's Day. Hey, it worked for Comic Book guy. 

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Remember, a positive attitude is important. 

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Don't be afraid of having your heart ripped out. It only hurts for an INCREDIBLY LONG TIME. 

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Don't change for anyone. They should like you regardlesss of the Pop-Tart crumbs in your beard.

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Then again, maybe just a little change couldn't hurt. 

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Strike-up a conversation. 

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Details really aren't that important. 

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Offer a compliment (generally, it's better if it doesn't involve a comparison to a swamp creature).

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Try to be accepting of your Valentine. 

 

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Never be embarrassed about your love. Even if it could mean a beating behind the school. 

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Take time to pick out the right gift. (Note: English muffins are a poor choice)

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Better. 

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Choose a classy date spot. 

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Try not to be an idiot and rush things. 

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Seriously, that shit can last forever. 

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Let's be realistic, things may not be picture perfect. 

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...And Valentne's Day lesson learned. 

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