Valentine’s Day comes around each year and the shops are filled with heart-shaped candies, teddy bears, flowers and balloons.
This is the traditional way that many countries celebrate the holiday, but in other countries the day is celebrated in a different way. Continua leyendo
If you are planning to give someone flowers for Valentine’s Day you should know a little about the flowers, and will hopefully make you consider your choice of flowers more carefully.
Although roses are a great gift there are many other flowers just as pretty and can make a thoughtful gift. Continua leyendo
Unfortunately not all marriages have a happy ending, but this does not mean that you cannot find love again. Reasons for failed marriages range from being too young when getting married, being incompatible, falling out of love and many other reasons. For some it is easy to start dating again while for others it may take more time. Here are a few helpful tips to help you jump back in when you are ready. Continua leyendo
Just because you are married does not mean that you no longer go on dates. Married couples, especially those that have children need to spend time alone together to reconnect and spend time together. We are all busy, but making time to be with your spouse is one of the ways to keep your marriage a happy one. Continua leyendo
We all know Cupid, we see him on Valentine’s Day, but who is and where does he come from and what does he have to do with Valentine’s Day?
Who is Cupid?
Cupid or cupido in Latin, which means desire, is the god of desire, erotic love, attraction and affection in classical mythology. Cupid is sometimes depicted as the son of Venus (love goddess) and the god of war (Mars). Continua leyendo
It is of course good to be romantic every day of the year, but Valentine’s Day gives us all the excuse to be sentimental, romantic and to offer romantic gestures whether big or small, or even gigantic. The 14 February is an extra special day where you can tell the person you love just how special they are.
Of course with this special day comes a certain amount of pressure to show your loved one just how you feel, and doing things a little differently can make a big difference. These gestures do not necessarily need to be grand and expensive, a small gift is often more thoughtful than an expensive one. Continua leyendo
Speed Dating is defined as a formal matchmaking process with the purpose of bringing single people together. Speed Dating allows you to meet and get to know large numbers of prospective partners within a short time period. Originally the idea of Antony Beilinsohn, he devised this type of dating in order for single Jewish people to meet and ultimately get married.
We have all sent and received Valentine’s cards, but where did it all actually start?
Blind dates can be scary and people would often rather avoid them, but there are a few things you can do to prepare for a blind date to ensure that you have a good experience. Who knows, the next blind date might be the one.
Every year, on February 14th, lovers come together to celebrate romance in the name of St. Valentine. But who was the mysterious St. Valentine and how did he manage to inspire an entire day dedicated entirely to love? Find out how this tradition came about and how it’s managed to survive for centuries in our brief history of Valentine’s Day. Continua leyendo