I have to admit that I’m of two minds.
On one hand, it’s nice to have one day set aside for love.
On the other hand, it seems like it’s a minefield, especially for guys. Heaven help you if you bring home the flowers instead of delivering them to your wife’s work. And candy? Not a good idea.
We women – and I’ve done this myself – often say, “You don’t have to get me anything, honey,” and then, when you don’t get anything, you’re a teensy bit disappointed.
Did you know that Valentine’s Day was celebrated in the Middle Ages? Here’s a nifty site that gives the history of this originally pagan celebration.
But do give me your opinion of the day.