I am someone who doesn't care if someone doesn't buy me a present on my birthday. I don't care if my girlfriend would propose we don't do anything on Valentine's day and maybe go out another time. It doesn't have to be February 14th we celebrate it, or even the month of February, I don't really care. I don't need to have a Christmas tree to celebrate Christmas.

I'm also not very materialistic. I don't want anything for Christmas and I perceive almost everything people buy me as useless.

Just to make things clear, I am not anti-holiday. I am basically the opposite of the girl who cries because her boyfriend gave her just chocolate on Valentine's day but didn't offer her to go out.

Is there a word that describes my attitude/personality?

  • Indifferent, easy going, unattached … – ralph.m Dec 6 at 7:38
  • Do you attend mass on these religious festivities? IMO if we know the answer to this, then finding that term will be easier – Mari-Lou A Dec 6 at 9:20
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    Non-materialist and non-traditionalist seem to cover some of the aspects of what you're talking about. – Scott Dec 7 at 1:19
  • @Mari-LouA No, I am atheist. It has nothing to do with beliefs. It is simply that I do not care about these things. It's not that I am forcing myself to be against it – Cedric Martens Dec 10 at 0:56

Nonchalant (adjective) : She smiled down at her and tried to correct posture and look very cool and nonchalant at the same time.

Wet blanket. This often used more in the sense of active disproval than mere ambivalence. But it works fine when you are expected to make an effort which exceeds your personal enthusiasm. Valentines Day certainly qualifies. Apparently, it comes from throwing a wet blanket on a fire.


a person who spoils other people's fun by failing to join in with or by disapproving of their activities.

"Wet blanket." google Dictionary, 6 Dec. 2018.

: one that quenches or dampens enthusiasm or pleasure

"Wet Blanket." Merriam-Webster.com. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 6 Dec. 2018.

Perhaps you are ascetic?

Ascetic: a person who leads an austerely simple life, especially one who abstains from the normal pleasures of life or denies himself or herself material satisfaction - Dictionary.com

Ascetic: One who is extremely rigorous in the practice of self-denial, whether by seclusion or by abstinence from creature comforts. - OED.com

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