The Surprising Origins and History of Valentine’s Day: What You Need to Know

The Surprising Origins and History of Valentine's Day: What You Need to Know

The history of Valentine’s Day is as convoluted as a Facebook relationship status. Today, Valentine’s Day is synonymous with love and romance, and the very mention of the holiday conjures images of candy boxes, flower arrangements, candlelit dinners, and winking face emojis. Also, youngsters love to make unique Valentine’s Day boxes to store their cards and treats. However, when one investigates the background of the February 14 celebration… yeah, it

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