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Valentine's Day: More Love It or Hate It!

Updated on January 10, 2015

Valentines Day Gifts For The Heart

Love to get Valentine's Day gifts like chocolates in heart shaped boxes, flowers from your husband or boyfriend? Who can hate Valentine's Day and sweet candy hearts with the cute little messages? Not everyone agrees! Some people are done with love, believe they will never find true love and hate the fuss and pressure of being adorable and loving on Valentine's Day. How do you feel about it? Join our Love or Hate debate!

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Valentine's Day Everywhere
Valentine's Day Everywhere

I thought everyone loved Valentine's Day! Boxes of chocolates in heart shaped boxes, romantic red roses, adorable teddy bears in t-shirts dressed up for the holidays, what's not to love! My dad always had a special "Valentine's Day for My Daughter" card waiting for me when I woke up on February 14th. My husband always has a romantic valentine surprise gift and I never forget cute little hearts and flowers for my daughters.

Valentine's Day is not loved by everyone though! In society today if you don't have a special lover or companion who sends you gifts and flutters about planning a romantic surprise, it's a day set up to make you feel bad about yourself! Powerful emotions that make you hate everything red or pink. Feel like hair pulling when you see those cute t-shirts with hearts and cupids? Do you get the urge to chuck those cute little heart shaped candies at images of lovers in romantic silhouettes? You are not alone if you hate Valentine's Day and all the little gifts, cards, apparel and commercialism!

What are your plans for the holiday of love? Will you have a teddy bear and roses kind of day, or a Guns and Roses blow 'em all up kind of holiday?

Everyone Loves Something!

Even if you don't love valentines, everyone loves something! You love your family or your favorite sports, or hobbies or animals like your cat or dog. If you love it, own it and show it off proudly.

Personalized Valentines and Hearts

Valentine's Day Love

Valentine's Day is a day of sharing and caring. Presents are awesome but it's not just about the gift, it really is the thought that counts. Mail out some cute cards with your favorite valentines on them, kids especially love to give them out to their friends and mail them to relatives who live near and far. What could be sweeter than hearts and thoughts and if you like the funny side of love better, than share some Valentine's Day humor with everyone you meet.

Disney's Frozen Anna & Elsa Valentine's Cards by Hallmark
Disney's Frozen Anna & Elsa Valentine's Cards by Hallmark

Since I love love everything Frozen these would be perfect for me!

Valentines Day Cards - Hello Kitty - 30 Cards and Lollipops Including Teacher Card
Valentines Day Cards - Hello Kitty - 30 Cards and Lollipops Including Teacher Card

Valentine's Day Hello Kitty Cards, including one for the Teacher and cute lollipops too

Peaceable Kingdom Funny Valentine 28-Card Super Packs, in Scratch & Sniff Chocolate
Peaceable Kingdom Funny Valentine 28-Card Super Packs, in Scratch & Sniff Chocolate

Chocolate says love and anything that smells like chocolate candy is bound to be a favorite.

Valentines Day Cards - Disney Princesses - 30 Cards and Lollipops Including Teacher Card
Valentines Day Cards - Disney Princesses - 30 Cards and Lollipops Including Teacher Card

Disney Princesses know all about love and dreams come true so they are perfect for Valentine's Day

Peaceable Kingdom Scratch-Off Valentine Jokes - 28 Card Pack
Peaceable Kingdom Scratch-Off Valentine Jokes - 28 Card Pack

Love the funny side of Valentine's Day, then these will be cute for you to share.


Valentine's Day Love It or Hate It Debate - Vote Here And Make Your Opinion Count!

Vote in our love it or hate valentines debate. No kissing, hugging, punching or kicking allowed though!

Do You Hate Valentine's Day or Love It?

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Valentines For The Family

Holidays that are all about Family Love are always my favorite. Something for everyone in the family that says I Love You in their own unique way. From the tiniest new baby love, Mom and Dad, Grandparents and even including our family pets, there's a twinkle in your eye and some love in your heart just waiting to share.

Spread The Love On Valentine's Day
Spread The Love On Valentine's Day

Spread The Love

Valentine's Day doesn't have to be just about flowers, chocolate and decadent romantic dinners. Consider showing some love to those who would really appreciate it. Drop by your local Senior Citizen community or nursing home where a visit and a smile is the real treat of the day. Or adopt a cat or dog who is always ready to give and get love unconditionally.

Make a donation to your favorite cause. Drop some clothing off at a local shelter or neighborhood bin. Sign up at your local schools and read a book to a class. Smile at a stranger in the street just for no reason. Who knows, they may even smile back.

Anti Valentine's Day Decorations

Valentine's Day haters want to show off their feelings too so we have found some really interesting anti love, anti Valentine's Day decorations and tee's for you too. Hey, all's fair in love and war!

Non-Romantic Candy Hearts Peel 'N Place Party Accessory (1 count) (23/Sh)
Non-Romantic Candy Hearts Peel 'N Place Party Accessory (1 count) (23/Sh)

If your conversation is not about I Love You but Love Stinks instead these are cute stickers for you

The Anti-Valentine's Handbook
The Anti-Valentine's Handbook

Anti Valentine's Day Handbook, guide for those who just don't love it

Set of 4 ANTI VALENTINE'S DAY 1.25" Pinback Buttons Against Love Valentine Happy Alone Cupid Sucks
Set of 4 ANTI VALENTINE'S DAY 1.25" Pinback Buttons Against Love Valentine Happy Alone Cupid Sucks

Anti Valentine's Day protesters unite, pass out the pins and send out your message


Valentine's Day Greeting Cards

Valentine's Day Greeting Cards Choosing the right Happy Valentine's Day Card is a great way to show how you feel! Just like back in school when you got a valentine from your classmate it brightened your day and made you feel special. Greeting cards are guaranteed to bring a smile to someone special's face, maybe a tear to their eye and definitely shows how much you care!

Whether you are looking for a loving romantic card, a funny card or a photo card choose from your heart and it just can't be wrong. Mail them, give it with a gift or simply leave it on your table at home for your loved ones to find in the morning and you will be filling someone's heart with some sunshine!

Featured Valentine's Day Cards We Love

Romance Novels At - Romantic Books

Romantic, corny and fun reading! Let their love adventures sweep you away.......

The Gift
The Gift

Romance on the high seas, what a novel idea!

Born in Fire (Born in Trilogy, Book 1)
Born in Fire (Born in Trilogy, Book 1)

Valentine's Day romance can't compete with Nora Roberts love stories and thrilling relationships!


Love and Humor Movies and Books

Not everyone wants to read a romance novel with a happy ending or watch a movie filled with love and kisses. Some people want to lighten it up and look at the funny side of love, because they think Love Stinks!

My Favorite Valentine's Day Gift Stores - Personalized Gifts and T-Shirts

Valentines chocolate, hearts, hugs and kisses that you will love on our t-shirts, apparel, Valentine's Day cards and personalized tote bags you can fill our cute little kittens, pandas and penguins! Love your coffee, then you will love our ceramic and travel mugs.

Here's the place to tell us why February 14th is fun or stinks for you. Don't be shy........

Kisses & Hugs or Cupid Beware? - Share your story with us!

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      6 years ago

      a very very gorgeous post about valentines day

    • eccles1 profile image


      10 years ago

      Love stinks, love is hell and Cupid beware !! just kidding he he

      great job Happy Valentine's day

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      11 years ago

      I've never been one for Valentines Day. I've lived my life alone, devoid of any outside affection, excluding my family of course. I'm almost twenty-one now and for the first time in my life I actually had a reason to celebrate today (V-Day), but that blew up quick. Three and a half months ago I got my first girlfriend (I know I'm a "late bloomer"), her name was Brandy and I'd known her for practically my whole life. She was my sisters bff and, as it turns out she liked me. So in October we started dating, everything was going fine. We'd had a couple of arguments, but nothing too major. I had it all planned out, flowers, chocolate, trip to the park (she loves the outdoors, very nature loving person) and in the end I was going to surprise her with concert tickets the day before Valentines Day and a 14k white gold ring with 3 diamonds in it. But, as it would be, she tells me one week before the big day that she doesn't "love me" and that she thinks of me more as her Brother. LOVE SUX!

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      11 years ago

      Great job--- great debate. I am lensrolling you over to my Anti-Valentines Day Lens.

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      Evelyn Saenz 

      12 years ago from Royalton

      I'm sending you virtual Valentine's Day Adjectives and Heart Shaped Waffles for Valentine's Day.

      Great lens. You might think about turning your Poll module into a Dual module.

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      12 years ago

      My first grandchild was born on Valentine's Day! Thanks for visiting my How To Make Chocolate Fudge That Will Have Your Friends & Family Begging For More! Lens.


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