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    (Original post by mojojojo101)
    Whats wrong with all the other 364 days of the year.

    Surely if you only ever do it on the day you are culturally obliged to it shows nothing other than you don't really give a **** about the person in question.
    I show my partner that I love him every day, we have been together nearly 5 years and a day hasn't gone by where we haven't told each other that we love each other at least a dozen times.

    However on Valentine's day we get to dedicate an entire day to each other. We go for a day out, we cook together (although we do this every day anyway, the meal itself is normally special in some way), we give each other gifts, and get to dedicate a whole day to us. It is nice having a few days set aside in the year that you can just dedicate to your relationship.

    Just because we don't do this every day, it doesn't mean we don't care. You can't spend every day just appreciating each other and just doing things together, as people have jobs and responsibilities.

    So you can appreciate the fact that Valentine's day is a day to show someone you love them, and still show them that you care for the rest of the year.
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    The best day to cheat
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    Not a valentines day person. It's just commercialism and horrible.

    It's Lent on Valentine's day most years so I can't even take advantage of all the reduced chocolate because I've given it all up.

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    I like to use it as an excuse to treat a partner more than normal. Of course you look after a partner all year round, but it's not like you dedicate every day to being with them, that would be obsessive. Having the occaisonal day to focus on your relationship and love can be sweet though, and Valentines is a day traditionally used to do that. I get why many people dislike Val Day though, it is over commercialised nowadays. But it's possible to steer clear of the commercialism, and just have say focused on the relationship.
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    The only attractive part is the name as it sounds like Bullet for my valentine
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    I'm not one for it either but hey on the day after valentines chocolates usually go on sale ... I call that an okay deal
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    (Original post by fire_and_ice)
    No, I'm not, which is probably why I'm saying it. Although the whole concept of "showing appreciation and love" on a particular day once a year is incomprehendable. If you're in a relationship, shouldn't you be doing that anyway everyday?
    It's a nice sentiment but rarely happens in grand gestures like that of Valentines Day. Impractical.
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    Valentines day is a lovely day, where I treat my hands to top class almond and cream flavored lubrication, as opposed to the rough anti-bacteria hand gel. I subsequently stroke and rub my hands together under I feel satisfied.
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Valentines day is a lovely day, where I treat my hands to top class almond and cream flavored lubrication, as opposed to the rough anti-bacteria hand gel. I subsequently stroke and rub my hands together under I feel satisfied.
    :rofl:
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    (Original post by RoyalMarine)
    The only attractive part is the name as it sounds like Bullet for my valentine
    There should be a Bullet for my Valentine's day where the only music listened to is songs by the band.
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    I think it's a bit cringy that people go by a date on a calendar that was designed by a greeting card company to do conventional romantic stuff for their partner. They should always show love and be appreciative towards their partner every day but personally I think it means more to celebrate a day on the calendar that's personal to you both say your anniversary rather than a day when you've been told to by advertisements and companies. Though fair play to couples that do celebrate valentines day, whatever makes them happy

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