The to-do list associated with Valentine's Day typically involves flower orders, dinner reservations, and chocolate deliveries. All of these can be lovely gestures of fondness and appreciation, but all of them are fleeting symbols whose pleasures fade come Feb. 15. The greatest and most lasting gift we can give a loved one is to be open to evolving as a person and improving our relationship. So why not use a holiday that celebrates love as an opportunity to think about how we can make ours stronger?
As a dating coach for women, I am well aware of how Valentine’s Day brings out so many emotions, from ecstatic to miserable! Radio and TV talk show hosts bash the day as nothing more than another Hallmark Holiday. But that is not true. Valentine’s Day is not just consumerism at its best. This day is anchored in some serous history.
Being single on Valentine’s Day gives you the option to throw a Valentine's party and have a great evening with your single friends There’s no reason that you shouldn’t have fun being single on February 14th. It’s the perfect holiday to celebrate your freedom! Last year, I decided to throw a singles Valentine’s Day party. I’m not single myself, but I was in Los Angeles and my husband was in New York on business. I have lots of single friends in LA and decided to host them all at my home.
Do you remember Valentine's Day growing up? I do. I remember all the angst of swapping heart-shaped candies and sappy cards with my peers in class. It was a ritual at my elementary and middle-school for all the kids to exchange candies and cards. You do remember those heart-shaped candies that taste like chalk with stamped sayings on them like 'be mine' right?
Are you dreading Valentines Day because the dream of romance never quite pans out? Rather than remind yourself of romance gone bad or a partner that went missing in action, make this Valentines Day a true celebration of your love — whether you have a partner or not.
If you’re like many women, Valentine’s Day can be tricky; it’s a big deal for you, and your man somehow blows it more often than he gets it “right”. How can you deal with this annual dance of angst leading up to February 14th, so often followed by hurt, angry, disappointed or resentful feelings afterwards?
The following list will give you some great homemade Valentine's Day gift ideas for guys they will surely love. Men may not always show their romantic side, but men are really kids at heart. The best way to impress your guy is to do something that shows you went that little bit extra to create that one of a kind gift that shows "your man" how much he really means to you.
If this is your first Valentines Day with your new love, you can probably expect a thoughtful card, a cozy restaurant reservation or a bouquet of roses. That's what the "honeymoon phase" is all about. But what if you've been together for a year or two, and on this high-pressure day you're starting to compare "how things used to feel." You may wonder, are we still in love?
I wanted to get away from the more standard type of Valentines Day articles that seem to surround gifts and hot sex, so I asked this question on my Facebook page: What topic should I write about for Valentines Day?
Oh, the pressure of this ‘most romantic’ holiday! With all the hallmark cards and the diamond ring ads and the gift giving choices…it can get a bit overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to! You can use Valentine’s Day to jump start your sex life for more than just one day, but for a long time after.
Does all the hype about Valentine's Day have you ready for romance? If so, you're going to need a date. Here are some simple strategies to help you find a date for love's biggest day. 1. Stop making excuses. Do these statements sound familiar? "After work slows down, I'll go to a meetup," or "I'll put up a profile after I lose the holiday weight." We tell ourselves these stories because we're afraid of getting hurt. But without risk, there is no reward. And what would be more rewarding than a fabulous Valentine's date?
January and February are prime time for scammers and catfish to appear in the online dating world. Valentine's Day is a prime time for singles to search for love. As a site owner of FindYourPlusOne.com, increasing security and reducing the risk of clients being scammed is a top priority. Clients should always be cautious when communicating with new people online. Scam artists use an arsenal of emotional weaponry to prey on kind-hearted singles looking for love. These include attractive photos, sad stories, aliases, and sucker lists they share with fellow scammers.
Make your Valentine’s Day about love in general instead of just about romantic love. It’s your holiday and it's possible to adjust it so you feel strong instead of weak, happy instead of sad, loved instead of lonely. You have a choice. Option 1: You can choose to whine and cry with negative, bitter single women and justify why you're happy to be single so that you may at some point believe it yourself (I realize there are some of us who really are happy single) or commiserate as to why all men are the s
It is easy to lose focus of what’s important when the stores are filled with Valentine’s Day cards, gifts, and chocolates. We worry about being single, breaking up, and how to celebrate in a new relationship. Instead of focusing on your relationship status or the perfect Valentine’s date, remember the following tips. They’ll keep you focused on the important things in life, on Valentine’s Day and every day.
New Year festivities is over, all of sudden the year is getting too busy. Deadlines at work, early Flu season, upcoming Valentine's Day all are adding up. I won't blame you if you are feeling a little overwhelmed. Do you wonder why it happens? Understanding a bit of how our brain works might give you some idea.
Are you faced with a man that doesn't really see the importance of Valentines Day? Maybe he sees it as an over-commercialized Hallmark holiday that's just placed into the calendar to squeeze money out of men and create high expectations for women. This makes it difficult for you to really ask for what it is you want on V-day for fear of being judged. So, what do you do if you are a woman that wants the flowers, chocolates, romantic dinner and the amazing V-day story to tell all your friends the next day?