Valentine’s Day is One Of Those Forced Made Up Holidays.
If you love someone, then love that someone every single day. We don’t need a holiday for it. Valentine’s day plays a role in countless hours of unneeded stress throughout the day and week leading up to it. You have to find yourself a Valentine, if you don’t already have one. Then you have to get that special someone gifts so they will still love you, right? And by no means don’t get the wrong thing. What kind of message would that send? That you no longer love them? That you don’t care? That you’re moving on? Or is it the opposite. Is the message that you love them too much? That you care about them too much? I mean, whoa, ease back hotshot, your smothering them.
In all this madness, you are still require to get them something, because clearly the best way to show love is through the purchase of material goods. Nothing says I love you, like balloons that say “I Love You.” Held up by a teddy bear who’s also holding chocolates and jewelry. That beautiful gesture is sure to get you the love you crave. There will be no withholding in the bedroom tonight. You nailed that gift perfectly. Or did you? There is just so many forced assumption that can be made through failing to get the right gift for the right someone on this “holiday.” So by now you’re starting to feel this added stress on yourself of. Did I buy the right thing? Is he or she going to enjoy what I got them? Or will they find it unsatisfactory? A foolish attempt at trying to please the one you love.
I can only imagine what one goes through on a day like this, who wants to celebrate, but has no one to celebrate with. What a kick to the nether region that must be. Dating apps all of the world must be experiencing massive surges in traffic, as their customers swipe frantically to find their prince or princess charming on a day like Valentines Day. Oh what a magically evening you’ll get to have with a complete stranger, that inevitably climaxes in coitus. Because, who knows, they just might your future Mr. or Mrs. Right. How could this not be the one? You met on Valentines day, the day of love. But in actuality, more often then not, the date will end in them never calling again. At least you had that one magnificent evening together. Ah, Valentine’s day success.
Now that I have my cynical side out of the way. I, in all honesty, really enjoy these holiday’s. Hallmark Holidays are a great way to break up possible monotony from day to day life, and we all need that from time to time. Plus, I’m married and I love doing things for my wife. We don’t feel the need to go all out with some grand gesture proclaiming our love from the mountain tops. We already love each other very much and let each other know every day. We feel if you and your partner agree not to put too much emphasis on the day. You can both enjoy a fun little stress-free holiday and come out of it happier for being able to spend the day with the one you love. I do understand, that for those of you who are single, you probably hated this last paragraph. How could you not? It is, by all means, Valentine’s Day. Happy Valentine’s Day.
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