Fraser Valley – “Love Stinks, yeah yeah” – J. Geils Band
“I’m Forever Yours, Faithfully” – Journey
Valentine’s Day is something that can be either divisive in any relationship, or that perfect coming together of feelings that you just can’t seem to put into words, so you hope the roses, chocolate and dinner can do the trick.
Are you planning on celebrating this day or trying to forgetaboutit?
FVN wants to hear from you. Some are cynical about the day, some find it painful, others are romantics.
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According to Wikipedia, Valentine’s Day, also called Saint Valentine’s Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is celebrated annually on February 14. Originating as a Western Christian feast day honoring one or two early saints named Valentinus, Valentine’s Day is recognized as a significant cultural, religious, and commercial celebration of romance and romantic love in many regions around the world, although it is not a public holiday in any country.
Many studies say this all started around 269 AD.
A new Insights West poll (which can be found here in detail) has found while four-in-five Canadians currently in a relationship dismiss Valentine’s Day as a “commercial enterprise”, three-in-four plan to celebrate the occasion.
But we still acknowledge the Day. Remember the infamous card from Lisa to Ralph on the Simpsons: