It is indeed ironic that Valentine's Day, a day supposed to be all about love, can spark such controversy over whether it should be celebrated or not. People tend to love it or hate it. I'm sure you've heard each of these arguments from people in your life and you likely agree with one more than the other:
The argument for celebrating it: Valentine's Day is a random day of the year where you get to show your significant other how much they mean to you. You get to pause and really appreciate each other. It's nice to get flowers and chocolates and go out on a date. With life being so busy, we forget to do these special things sometimes and Valentine's Day reminds us of this.
The argument against celebrating it: Valentine's Day isn't really about love, it's about buying crap that doesn't really matter for the person you're in a relationship with. It makes people who aren't in a relationship feel bad and lonely. ...Read more