Should Valentines Day Really Mean Flowers And Candy?
I just received an e-mail from someone who’s been dating a girl for about three weeks, and with Valentine’s Day fast approaching, he doesn’t know whether he should take her out for a nice romantic dinner or if a couple dozen roses will do the trick. My question to him is: why do either?? We’re talking about a ‘relationship’ (if you can even call it that just yet) that hasn’t even reached a full month, and already, this guy is positioning himself as a boring, pathetic, needy punk. All because a certain day on the calendar year tells him to do so. Valentine’s Day carries with it an inherent ability to really push the “guy courts girl, and by result, must bend over backwards to satisfy her” mentality. Sadly, this concept has infiltrated virtually every corner of Americana, and there doesn’t seem to be any signs of this changing anytime soon. Less than four weeks into dating someone, many people automatically feel this tremendous obligation to act in a certain way. They’re basically bullie