Showing posts from February 14, 2012

It isn't really my thing

It is Valentine's Day.

For the record: While Hallmark has over hyped it and capitalized this holiday, they didn't create it. We can blame the Pagans and the Catholic Church for that.

Full Disclosure: I have never been big into the day. Maybe it is because up until this year I have never had reason to celebrate it. Maybe it is because of my more relaxed nature. I don't know. It just doesn't seem to be a huge deal to me.

For others it is a huge deal. Plans are made well in advance. Gifts are bought and anticipated. Feelings are hurt when a significant other doesn't get it right. If that is your thing, then more power to you. I have no right to judge what will make you happy or how you express your love. It doesn't matter if I don't agree or in some cases think it is overkill. If it works for you, and you can afford it, go for it. Everyone has their own standards, expectations and love languages.

My boyfriend didn't even mention our lack of plans for toda…