As a rule, I do not like Valentine’s Day.
And no, I am not one of the single girls claiming she doesn’t like the holiday because she does not have anyone to buy her anything.
I am a very committed relationship and yet, I really am not a fan of V day.
First of all it’s the obligation. Like, YOU MUST SHOW ME HOW MUCH YOU LOVE ME ON THIS DAY!!!
And I will [measure how much you love me] by how much effort you have put into the day….
I want days like that on a day when you are not forced to think about it.
I ran out last minute and bought my boyfriend a card and a candy bar last minute because I started feeling guilty I had not gotten him anything…..
I DON’T LIKE THAT FEELING
So after that little rant, I will say I had a great day with my Dad. He took me out to breakfast and went to see a movie, Lone Survior (see my review here https://justbeingemily.wordpress.com/2014/02/18/mooooovie-review-lone-surivor/) and it was so great. I cant remember the last time I had a day with my dad just him and me.
And then I went home and made dinner for my boyfriend and I, nothing special, and we exchanged our small-last-minute-bought-out-of-guilt-found-in-the-aisles-of-CVS Valentine’s Day Gifts.
I received a “hug me” wiener dog (which I actually really like and now sleep with every night) and a chocolate (sorta) rose.
Which is great and I really appreciate that he was thinking of me but it all just felt so forced. Like appreciate me and spoil me on a random day for no reason at all and that would mean so much more to me …(which he does, I am in no way complaining about him in particular)
Any other V Day haters out there?