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
Valentine’s Day often sends people in relationships into frenzy – what to do, what to buy, should we celebrate it at all? However, as much pressure as you may be feeling to make the experience memorable, Valentine’s Day needn’t be an exaggerated affair.
Remember, it’s the little things that make relationships worthwhile and a thoughtful gift as opposed to an over the top one is always a winner. Continua leyendo
Many women get caught up on their physical appearance as the reason they may still be single. We look at ourselves in the mirror and wonder am I thin enough? Am I pretty enough? Am I desirable? However, we need to remember that lasting relationships aren’t built on looks, but rather on connections.