There’s nothing more loving than spending Valentine’s Day relaxing and giving yourself some much-needed self-love. Whether you’re single or planning a date night, these binge-worthy shows are sure to keep you curled up on the sofa with popcorn and an ice cream tub by your side.
Escapist fantasy? Check. Teen drama? Check. Period piece? Check! Our Netflix recommendations have got you covered.
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If you’re looking for a fictional crush to drool over, the Witcher promises a lot of eye candy and a stellar storyline. Get set for an epic adventure with the Geralt of Rivia, played by an extremely handsome Henry Cavill, as he slays monsters and sleeps with beautiful women. Accompanying him are the bard Jaskier and the witch Yennefer, who are fully-developed characters in their own right. In the second season, we find Geralt looking after the runaway princess Ciri as she struggles to control her powers.
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Sex Education, now in its third season, takes a nuanced look into teenage relationships and sexuality. Two high schoolers, Otis and Maeve, open a business charging students for sex-related advice, as Otis’ mum is a sex therapist and a lot of teenagers have misconceptions about sex. But from then on, the show delves into the backstories of different characters, following them through the ups and downs of different love affairs. Endearing and wholesome, the show also wins points for diversity and addressing queer issues.
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If you’re looking for something self-indulgent like Gossip Girl but with a Victorian twist, Bridgerton is absolutely perfect for you. With lovely visuals, a plotline that twists and turns, and memorable characters, you’ll be counting the days for the release of the second season this March.
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Finally, for those who love well-scripted fantasy shows with love triangles, the Netflix miniseries Shadow and Bone based on Leigh Bardugo’s bestselling novels might be worth your time. Whether you’re swooning over Ben Barnes’ rendition of the villain or caught up with the complex dynamics among the thieving Crows, Shadow and Bone will have you hooked from start to finish.
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