Valentine’s Day could very well be one of the most stressful holidays of the year for couples.
One is trying to pick out the perfect gift, the perfect restaurant or the perfect flowers, and one’s choice of gift could be easily judged as the degree of “love” for that special someone.
On the flip side, there are how-to websites giving advices on how to tactfully break up on Valentine’s day. A New York Post reporter called the season which begins around Christmas and ends the day after Valentine’s Day the “National Breakup Season.”
Regardless of breakups or confessing vows of love, an article in DailyInfoGraphic.com says 448 million dollars were spent last year on candies alone before Feb 14. 58 million pounds of chocolate candy were bought and 36 million heart-shaped chocolate boxes sold. Americans spent 8.6 million dollars on sparkling wine for Valentine’s Day, making it the bubbliest occasion after New Year, Christmas and Thanksgiving.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.