Valentines Day is the most controversial holiday ever. On the one hand people celebrate their love. The spirit of love is everywhere and everything is so cute and pink and squeezy and lovable… On the other hand it is a constant reminder for the people who are not in a relationship that they, the losers of the world, the chumps who are all alone. Every year people start arguing whether its a legitimate holiday or not. It seems St. Valentines story was created by the sellers of greeting cards and souvenirs to make their business grow. Still, a lot of people believe that there has to be the so-called day of love. Anyway, it doesnt matter whether you like this holiday or not you cant just ignore it.
There is a huge amount of info on what to do on Valentines Day in the media where to go, what to wear, what presents to buy or what movies to watch. Thats why weve decided instead of providing ideas on what to do on this holiday rather to advise you what NOT to do. Here are 10 myths or dumb traditions that you should better avoid.
1. DIY gifts are a great option
DIY Gifts are not a great option unless you are 10 or you are broke. Cards, photo albums, hearts made of anything are just useless. If you have no idea what to buy, better ask your beloved or just book a table in a restaurant.
2. You need to make a romantic dinner for him
First of all, this holiday is for two of you and I bet girls dont want to spend the whole day at the stove. Well, the romantic dinner is of course looks lovely, but it is excessively banal. You better combine many activities like start the day with the simple walk and delicious coffee or made a quick breakfast, then you can go to the cinema or theatre. Finally coming home cook something together or just order some delicious treats.