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National Bae Day – June 10, 2023

National Bae Day is celebrated on June 10. It is one of the many holidays in the year assigned to lovers to celebrate with each other. Do you know that ‘bae’ stands for “before anyone else?” Yes, that is right. It just means that calling someone your ‘bae’ means that person comes before anyone else and so you should treat them as such so they do not have any reason to doubt their importance in your life. National Bae Day is a golden opportunity for you to show them that they are truly number one in your life. Make your bae feel special today.

History of National Bae Day

There is no clear explanation for why or how National Bae Day came to be. We could tell the novelty day was created on the Internet because it is tied to National Boyfriend Day. Although no single source is officially credited with initiating this momentous day.

Dating is a stage in romantic relationships in which two people meet socially with the goal to evaluate each other’s desirability as a prospective partner in a future intimate relationship. It is a type of courtship in which the pair engages in social activities either as a couple or with others. Dating procedures and practices, as well as the names used to describe them, vary greatly from society to society and over time. While the term has multiple connotations, the most common usage relates to two people testing their compatibility romantically by going on dates with each other. People can date over the phone or the internet, or they can meet in person, thanks to current technology.

‘Bae’ is a slang term of endearment commonly used among Black adolescents. It became popular in 2013 and 2014 as a result of social media and hip-hop and R&B lyrics. It primarily refers to a person’s love partner, particularly a girlfriend or boyfriend, but it has also been used as a broad term of fondness for everything, even inanimate items. The term can be used in both male and female contexts. The term evolved from an abbreviation of the words ‘baby’ or ‘babe.’

National Bae Day timeline

1909
The First Use of the Word ‘Boyfriend’

People use the term ‘boyfriend’ for the first time in a platonic way.

2013
Word of the Year

Grant Barrett, a lexicographer, nominates it for the American Dialect Society’s Word of the Year.

2014
Bae is Mentioned in a Song

Pharell Williams uses the word ‘bae’ in his single ‘Come Get It Bae.’

2015
It’s Popularity Rises

National Bae Day becomes popular across social media.

National Bae Day FAQs

What date is Lover’s Day?

April 23 is Lover’s Day.

What day is Kiss Day?

Kiss Day is celebrated on February 13.

What day is National Boyfriend Day?

National Boyfriend Day is on October 3.

National Bae Day Activities

  1. Post your bae’s picture

    National Bae Day first started as a buzz on social media so it only makes sense for you and your special someone to celebrate on social media first. There are several social media channels you can celebrate on, you can celebrate by posting each other's pictures on your respective pages and writing a cute caption.

  2. Go on a date

    You can celebrate off social media too by taking each other out on a date. You can go to a nice romantic restaurant or to the cinema to watch a movie. There are several places you can go to celebrate this romantic day.

  3. Sponsor another couple

    If you do not have anyone special in your life right now, you can still make another couple enjoy their day by sponsoring their outing. You know the saying, “there is joy in helping others.” You will be happy once you contribute to other people’s happiness.

5 Interesting Facts About Dating

  1. Six dates?

    Most couples wait until six dates before they become exclusive.

  2. There is a common breakup period

    Most couples break up after three to five months.

  3. Teenagers dating and violence

    One-third of teenagers have experienced violence while dating.

  4. Women who post photos receive more attention

    Women who post their photos online receive two times more attention than women who don’t.

  5. House key trading

    It takes a couple of an average of 12 dates to trade house keys.

Why We Love National Bae Day

  1. It celebrates love

    Love is a beautiful thing and we are always happy to celebrate it. National Bae Day is an opportunity for lovers to celebrate their love.

  2. It gives hope to people who are not in a relationship

    When people that are not in any romantic relationship see others in a relationship enjoying themselves, it gives them hope that one day they will find the right one. Everyone deserves to be in a beautiful relationship.

  3. It makes social media fun

    It is almost impossible to be bored on that day whether or not you have a partner and you are celebrating because social media will be buzzing with people posting their National Bae Day experience. It started on social media after all.

National Bae Day dates

YearDateDay
2022June 10Friday
2023June 10Saturday
2024June 10Monday
2025June 10Tuesday
2026June 10Wednesday

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