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Valentine's day Rocks/Sucks

Valentine's Day Rocks! Sucks! Some say it began as a Roman Saint's day. Others say it was a 20th Century commercialism ploy. No matter how it began, Valentine's Day is a big deal for couples and singles alike. What do you think about Valentine's Day: does it suck or rock? WHEN IT ROCKS: IN A RELATIONSHIP Enjoy a romantic date Give a themed gift On average, men spend twice as much as women on Valentine's Day: Men: $158.71 Highest Grossing Gifts for 2011: $1.1 billion spent on cards $1.5 billion spent on candy $1.7 billion spent on flowers Women: $75.79 Pop the big question of proposals will happen WHEN IT SUCKS: IN A RELATIONSHIP Feel the pressure to be romantic Fear a breakup 53% of American women would dump their boyfriends if they did not get them anything for Valentine's Day. Since 2009 there has been a 40% increase in the number of requests for divorce lawyers around Valentine's Day. Spend an absurd amount of money on gifts Valentine's Day is a $14.7 billion industry in the U.S. WHEN IT ROCKS: SINGLE Save on day-after holiday clearance Stay home and watch chick flicks Most Valentine's Day candy, 50% ff Top Chick Flicks 1. The Notebook stuffed animals and home décor can be purchased at 2. When Harry Met Sally 3. Sex and the City half price after the holiday. Cafe De'Singles Alternatives to celebrating Valentine's Day Single Awareness Day (SAD) celebrates not only romantic love, but also love and appreciation between family and friends. WHEN IT SUCKS: SINGLE Feel guilted by a commercial holiday Buy yourself presents to appear loved An estimated 15% of women will send Hallmark's slogan "When you care enough to send the very best" has guilted consumers into buying holiday cards since 1944. themselves flowers on Valentine's Day. Spend time sadly alone 1 in 10 young adults admitted to feeling lonely, insecure, depressed, or unwanted on Valentine's Day. Whether you think Valentine's Day rocks or sucks, SHOW SOMEONE YOU CARE. WHETHER YOU'RE THE 40% OF THE POPULATION THAT HAS NEGATIVE FEELINGS TOWARDS VALENTINE'S DAY OR YOU'RE PART OF THE GROUP THAT HELP MAKE UP THE MULTI-BILLION DOLLAR INDUSTRY, DON'T WAIT FOR VALENTINE'S DAY TO SHOW SOMEONE HOW MUCH YOU APPRECIATE THEM. V Brought to you by SOURCES: | | | | | | | | |

Valentine's day Rocks/Sucks

shared by Stephania on Feb 01
When it comes to Valentine’s Day you either love it or hate it. Here are some reasons why Valentine’s Day rocks/sucks for both couples and singles. For couples you either love the whole produc...


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