Valentine’s Day is renowned for being the ‘most romantic day of the year’. And many of us take this day as an opportunity to show affection for our loved ones with cards, flowers, chocolates and gifts.
The mystery Story behind Valentine Day.
Saint Valentine was a Roman who was imprisoned for performing weddings on soldiers that were forbidden to marry.
Emperor Claudius II didn’t want Roman men to marry during wartime and The emperor had banned marriage as he thought single men made better soldiers. Valentine felt this was unfair so he went against his wishes and performed secret weddings. When the emperor found out he was thrown in jail and sentenced to death. While Valentine was in prison anticipating execution, many youngsters went to visit him, And They needed him to realize that they, as well, trusted in love and care.
“When love is not madness, it is not love”
It is also believed one of these youngsters was the jail gatekeeper’s daughter, whom Valentine become friends with. Before his death, it is believed that he wrote her a letter, in which he Wrote ‘From your Valentine,’ an expression that is still in use today.
Valentine remain in existence on February 14 after his death.
In 1537, England’s King Henry VII officially declared Feb. 14 the holiday of St. Valentine’s Day.
In 2010, an estimated 198 million roses were produced for the Valentine’s Day holiday, according to the Society of American Florists. 73 percent of people who buy flowers for Valentine’s Day are men, while only 27 percent are women.
About 1 billion Valentine’s Day cards are exchanged each year. This makes it the second largest seasonal card sending time of the year.
220,000 is the average number of wedding proposals on Valentine’s Day each year.
“Love does not make the world go around – it simply makes the ride worthwhile”
Every Valentine’s Day, the Italian city of Verona, where Shakespeare’s lovers Romeo and Juliet lived, receives about 1,000 letters addressed to Juliet.
“Love is much greater than what we feel romantically. It is what makes us sing, dance and makes us human”
Valentine’s Day offers lovers many ways to express their emotions and feeling for their loved one. Some people take their loved ones for a romantic dinner at a restaurant, some may choose to spend the whole day together, while others may choose this day to propose or get married. And Many people give greeting cards, chocolates, jewelry with flowers (Red Roses), to their partners on Valentine’s Day. It is also the day to celebrate the absence romance in your life.
The Best Valentine Gift we can present to our Valentine this Love Season.
There’s a long life ahead of you and it’s going to be beautiful, as long as you keep loving and hugging each other.
All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.
Teddies are just another reason, Just another way to say I care, I will be there forever, No matter the good and bad times we share.
Trip over love, you can get up. Fall in love and you fall forever.
When you love someone all your saved up wishes start coming out.
Love is the only gold.
Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning.
Each day I love you more.
Today more than yesterday, and less than tomorrow.
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