All posts in tag: Valentine's Day

Jeremy Adam Smith Love: What’s the point?

“Valentine’s Day is a commercial sham!” said one friend. “Valentine’s Day propaganda is everywhere!” said another. “Heterosexist!” cried a commentator on our Facebook page.

Lots of people hate Valentine’s Day. For some very good reasons: It is commercial; it is heterosexist; it does make involuntary singles weep into their beers.

But we … More >

Amie Gordon Four ways to boost gratitude on Valentine’s Day

Whether February 14th is your first Valentine’s Day together or your 35th, it’s a great excuse to show gratitude for the one you love.

Today’s post is the second in a two-part series on Gratitude. Yesterday I discussed research I’ve done on how gratitude helps us hold onto our relationships. Today … More >

Rosemary Joyce Chocolate: for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day: for many people this brings gifts of chocolate.

Not that chocolate gift giving is recession proof.

A 2009 article from Nielsen market research predicted that sales of chocolate for Valentine’s Day would reach $345 million, enabling purchase of 58 million pounds of chocolate. But in 2010, the National … More >

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