Love is in the air as we approach Valentine's Day, the sexiest of holidays for serious and not-so serious couples alike. And whether your V-Day date involves staying at home with a movie or a weekend in wine country, the best way to set the sexy mood with your partner is by donning some hot lingerie.
Jamie and Kurt are a sweet, successful couple in their early thirties. In spite of loving each other deeply, they often find themselves in conflict over seemingly minor issues, as most couples do. Recently, just one week before Valentine's Day, they had a particularly hurtful argument. Jamie had expressed her unhappiness about Kurt's busy schedule and the limited time he finds to spend with her. As usual, Kurt promised to try harder and they got through it. But having not dealt with the real issues at hand, the problem was bound to resurface.
Choosing a Valentine's Day gift for your main squeeze ain't easy, we know. The choices seem endless (flowers? chocolate? flowers and chocolate?) and the line between romantic and cheeseball is easily crossed. Check out our five senses gift guide for 30 sense-sational (sorry, couldn't resist!) Valentine's Day gift ideas for your boyfriend, girlfriend, wife or husband.
Every February, we hear alot about looove and valentines and hearts and flowers and kisses. Depending on your relationship status – and your state of mind – this is either super-fun and exciting, or it’s a total downer. Whether you’re happily coupled, happily single….or not-so-happily coupled or not-so-happily single, the challenge for February is to fall passionately in love….with yourself. I challenge you to love yourself enough to:
Were Valentine's Day a person, I would feel compelled to defend her, take her out to dinner boost her confidence, and let her wonder that I too wonder why people avoid and bad mouth her this time of year. After all, she's just a pastel pink and blood red holiday Hallmark moment. She's not offensive, cruel or beneath me or anyone else.
So, maybe you're kinda-sorta seeing a guy, but you haven't quite DTR-ed (our shorthand for "defined the relationship") yet. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but things may go from casual to complicated as Valentine's Day approaches—especially if you and your guy have different expectations for how you'd like to spend the holiday or for your budding relationship. To help you make it through, we've outlined some tips to keep you sane.
Looking to liven up your sex life this Valentine's Day? Whether you're married or have been dating for a little while, certain accessories can take your intimate pleasure to the next level.
Here at YourTango, we have A LOT of love for our celebrity crushes. This year, we couldn't let another Valentine's Day go by without letting these sexy, sweet and adorable stars know how we feel!
Have you seen all the Valentine’s decorations in the stores? How do they get all that Christmas stuff swept away and the V Day set up so quickly? I don’t know about you but I always notice a lot of desperate and constricted energy around Love and Romance this time of year. So ironic that the holiday for celebrating love also causes so much emotional pain at the same time.
Now that the family holidays of Thanksgiving and Christmas are over and we have turned our calendars to a new year, the next worldwide holiday approaching is Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day has become the number one romantic holiday in the world but what happens if you find yourself alone for this momentous occasion? How do you make it through?
Catalonia's festival of St. Jordi is like Valentine's Day, but cooler. Forget February 14th. The most romantic day of the year is April 23rd... at least, it is if you're in Catalonia, Spain. This Saturday, Catalonian lovers will celebrate the lovey-doviest day of the year on the festival of Sant Jordi. In Catalonian culture, the festival is marked by an appealing tradition: men give women roses, and women give men books. Hey, there's nothing sexier than a man who reads.
The day after Valentine’s Day always strikes me as such a wonderful opportunity. Not only can you score the cutest love inspiring trinkets for half-price (you know that’s what I’ll be doing today!) but it serves as an occasion to take stock of how loves serves or doesn’t serve you… and what you can do about it.
Wiki says the following (excerpted): “Saint Valentine's Day (commonly shortened to Valentine's Day) is an annual commemoration held on February 14th celebrating love and affection between intimate companions. The day is named after one or more early Christian martyrs, Valentine. It is traditionally a day on which lovers express their love for each other by presenting flowers, offering confectionery, and sending greeting cards ("valentines").
Seven Ways to Celebrate Love All Year Whose idea was it to celebrate love one day of the year? I can’t stand Valentine’s Day. I know that might be a shock, seeing as how I’m a relationship coach, but hear me out. Having one day singled out to celebrate love takes the pressure off people to show their love all year round. It also puts pressure on people (men, mostly) to think they have to come up with the perfect gift or the perfect celebration.
Are you ready for true love? On a day filled with everything red ~ hearts, flowers, jewelry boxes ~ what it takes to truly love someone, not just on Valentine's Day, but on the really, really hard days as well is worth consideration. Check out my blog today on my website, "A Very Special Valentine", to read about one of the greatest acts of love.