The fact that a day created to symbolize love can sound more like a memorial for war veterans gives you some idea of the mixed blessings the day attracts.
|''To me you are perfect ' scene from Love Actually|
The average bloke really doesn't fancy going all Casanova for a woman who habitually insists that her man awards her with the finer things in life on a daily basis and offers nothing in return.
|'That's what you bought me???... Next!!!|
But even then we can’t help but feel a degree of performance anxiety. We all want to hit the spot. We all want to be the subject of conversation the next day amongst girls we’re not allowed to meet because our partner is talking about that AMAZING thing we did the other night. And if you do manage something amazing how do you top it the following year? I wouldn't be surprised if some men have proposed marriage just so they can sleep at night knowing they've pulled off another cracking V-Day stunt.
|Tiffany Engagement Rings, St Valentine's Day|