The history of Valentine’s Day is one of love and loss – as most good stories from ancient times were. While very few concrete facts can be verified, the romantic side of a beleaguered saint marrying couples in secret has many people sighing in sympathy with poor St. Valentine, who met an untimely end. Here are some other facts and interesting asides about this world-wide celebration of love.
Roses are red, violets are blue. Valentines Day is around the corner, and we’ve got just the gift list for you. Let’s face it, even when she says that all she wants on Valentines Day is you, she would appreciate a thoughtful gift that comes from you. Bonus points if its not the same coupon book you got her last year – it is only cute the first time.
There is quite a lot of dating advice out there which doesn’t make a whole lot of sense:
Making a proposal for marriage is one of the biggest decisions that a person can make. It’s a question that changes of the lives of two and sometimes even more people, and everyone hopes that they are asking the right person.
Most people imagine going to a romantic dinner and a movie for their Valentine’s Day, and while this may work for most people, it doesn’t take long for it become fairly boring.
One way of spicing up a Valentine’s date is by taking a partner to a unique and exciting place, one that deviates from the course while still providing plenty of room for romance and closeness.
There has been a lot of focus on preserving the environment around us over the last few years, especially with the constant threats of deforestation and climate change.
Buying a gift that’s friendly to the planet is a great way of being kind to the planet as well as showing a partner that it’s possible to swap great gifts without doing any harm.
Every now and again, we have the perfect date. The initial meeting goes really well, our date couldn’t be more perfect, and every part of the evening goes exactly as planned. With some luck, the date goes so well that we ended up taking the person back home with us. This could just before a cup of tea, some dinner, or maybe something more.
Lingerie is the perfect gift for both him and her – for obvious reasons. It’s a way of welcoming a passionate night together, making her feel sexy and wanted. The biggest problem that men face when wanting to buy their lady some new lingerie is the intimidating nature of how much choice is available, and being overwhelmed with what would suit her best.
When we think of dating, we tend to imagine young people going out and finding love, while older people have already been long married and are no longer interested in the dating game. But this is a common misconception that needs to come to an end, because everyone, no matter how old they are, deserves to find a person that loves them for who they are.
Valentine’s Day has become something of a global phenomenon, with millions of people around the world participating in it every year. There are e lot of traditions associated with the holiday, such as the giving of roses and chocolates, as well as going out for dinner with a loved one.
For those that have been dating for a number of years, it’s easy for buying the right gift to become something of a problem on the day – there are only so many times a red rose and heart-shaped box of chocolates are appealing.