Valentine's Day—whether it's the day of love or the day of loneliness in your opinion, there's one thing that's certain: it's the day of chocolate. Some people love the romantic notion of Valentine's Day and prefer to spend it with their partners. Others—coupled or not—believe it's a day to spend with friends. Then there are those who hate the day altogether, and of course those who are just showing up for the chocolate and candy hearts. How do you feel about Valentine's Day?
Valentine's Day is filled with chocolate, roses, and love—but it can come at quite the cost. The National Retail Federation project Valentine's Day spending to reach $20.7 billion this year, reinforcing the belief the day of love is nothing more than a commercial holiday designed to get couples to spend money. Others appreciate having a special day designated for sharing love for friends and significant others. What do you think?
Galentine's Day celebrates friendship, whereas Valentine's Day celebrates romance. The new holiday takes place the day before Valentine's and is the perfect occasion to get together with your single and coupled friends to celebrate one another. Some love this fictitious holiday and enjoy expressing their love for their friends more than anything else. Others prefer a traditional Valentine's Day of romance with their significant other. Which holiday is better?
It's the most romantic night of the year. Some couples look forward to Valentine's Day as a chance to go out and treat themselves to a fancy dinner. It's not often you can indulge in cheesy romance and drink champagne for no particular reason. Others would rather spend Valentine's Day at home, saying ordering in and watching a movie offers more romance than any expensive meal could. How will you be celebrating?
Let's be real. Valentine's Day has very little to do with the adult world and everything to do with street cred at school. Do you want to be toting around roses from your crush or a giant teddy bear? You pick.
Some young lovers prefer Russell Stover's classic heart-shaped boxes of chocolate, appreciating the obvious romance of the box and the ability to try many kinds of chocolate. Others believe Lindt truffles are much higher quality, saying a bag of these bad boys win out any day of the year. What do you think?