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Will your SO get you something for Valentine's Day?

  • poll:
    Yes : (39 votes)
    32 %
    No : (71 votes)
    58 %
    Maybe : (12 votes)
    10 %
  1. megpie

    coffee bean / 44 posts

    We do cards/flowers and cook dinner together but that's about it!

  2. Mommy Finger

    pomegranate / 3263 posts

    We made a fancy dinner on Saturday but otherwise, I'm expecting nothing. And I'm a-ok with that.

  3. MrsKoala

    cantaloupe / 6869 posts

    We don't celebrate it.

  4. youboots

    honeydew / 7622 posts

    Nope. We never exchange gifts for any occasion

  5. tinyperson

    pomegranate / 3858 posts

    We don't need usually do anything big, but apparently he and DD picked something out that arrived in a small box from an address Im pretty sure I recognize...I got him chili late covered strawberries and a card, so I'm feeling a little bad!

  6. birdofafeather

    pineapple / 12053 posts

    he thought about it, but knew i'd rather him be home from work earlier, so he told me what it was and that he'd pick it up later. he's also gonna make "his ladies" a nice dinner.

  7. lamariniere

    pineapple / 12566 posts

    No, we don't celebrate it. It's also not really a thing in his culture.

  8. SugarplumsMom

    bananas / 9227 posts

    He surprised us with chocolates and a Lego magaizne-activity pack for DD. All wrapped up with bows and individual cards 😊 I'm sick, so it was a really nice way to start my day.

  9. MrsSCB

    pomelo / 5256 posts

    Doubtful...he surprised me with flowers last week after a particularly rough night with wake ups, though. And we're going out for Mexican food tonight with the baby. Romantic! 😁

  10. periwinklebee

    grapefruit / 4462 posts

    Very doubtful, gifts aren't really his thing and I think he views valentine's day as gimmicky. I'm not into gifts for the sake of it - I asked him not to get me anything for Christmas because there wasn't anything in particular I needed - but I feel like a small box of chocolates or flowers make such nice little gifts.

  11. DesertDreams88

    grapefruit / 4356 posts

    We used to go out for a weekend trip around President's day, but between baby, a car accident (mine), and a speeding ticket (his), we canceled our daylong date and we are spending all weekend doing driving school wooooohoooo haha.

    I am a middle school teacher and I am looking forward to seeing all the ridiculous presents they got for each other, though! BIG bears and balloons.

  12. sapphire

    nectarine / 2173 posts

    Yes we always exchange gifts at Valentine's Day. It's usually jewelry

  13. travellingbee

    hostess / papaya / 10219 posts

    Maaaaybe flowers. I'm home with our sick baby today and we have no plans anyway so not very exciting here.

  14. Alba4

    nectarine / 2951 posts

    No, it's a Hallmark holiday.

  15. PawPrints

    pomegranate / 3658 posts

    Yep, there was a mysterious package delivered a few days ago, and I came downstairs this morning to a bouquet of roses on the table. (DD ran toward them pointing and shouting "DADDY FOWERS, DADDY FOWERS" so I guess she figured out where they came from.)

  16. Chuckles

    persimmon / 1406 posts

    So, my DH and I are ridiculous. He had told me he was doing something as a surprise for me today, but I had no idea what it was. So, to reciprocate, I sent him cupcakes to his office. When I didn't hear from him about the cupcakes and was starting to get annoyed, I called and he confessed that he'd taken the day off work to clean the house and cook a fancy dinner for me as the surprise
    I'm super appreciative and surprised, but I have to say that this feels a *little* like a present for himself and not for me. He likes to cook and have the house uncluttered (and we have a cleaning lady so it's not really dirty). So basically he gets a day off to do stuff he likes and relax. Hmm.... (repeating to myself) It's the thought that counts

  17. Mama Bird

    pomegranate / 3127 posts

    @Chuckles: hahaha! Yeah, it's the thought that counts!

    I was home with a sick DD yesterday, and DH was supposed to pick up DS from school. It's a five minute walk. They showed up 40 minutes after school closed, when I was losing my mind and DD was tucking herself into bed because she was too tired to wait up for daddy I was so mad when I opened the door, and then felt so bad when I realized they were carrying flowers!

  18. snowjewelz

    wonderful kiwi / 23653 posts

    Got flowers today but prob bc it's easier to pick up along with groceries at Trader Joes 😂😂

  19. LilSprinkles

    clementine / 778 posts

    I assumed no since he is deployed, but I received an email for a spa day at the place I like to go. Woop!

  20. littlebug

    honeydew / 7504 posts

    Well, he doesn't usually, but this year he surprised me with flowers, chocolate, cupcake wine, and beer!

  21. alphagam84

    persimmon / 1085 posts

    We don't do anything big and cook a nice meal of filets at home and he normally gets me flowers.

  22. ineebee

    pear / 1580 posts

    We don't really do gifts for each other in general. Instead we spend the money on a nice dinner out, which we're doing tomorrow!

  23. Chuckles

    persimmon / 1406 posts

    Update: okay, my DH is cute. He got me the Gilmore Girls cookbook (I really love the show) and is cooking the whole dinner from it.

  24. farawayyama

    kiwi / 556 posts

    Yes. Something very small. I got him a mug and fun chocolate. I'm big into holidays of all types. I like year markers.

    Although I teach a pagan child who's family doesn't give christmas gifts so gives the teachers valentine's gifts instead. I got wool blend running socks from her! They are amazing.

  25. yoursilverlining

    eggplant / 11824 posts

    Lol, no never. But my MIL and my parents each got me gifts so I guess it evens out for my husband's forgetfulness

  26. ElbieKay

    pomegranate / 3220 posts

    I doubt it. He went to the gym after work and left me to deal with bedtime. But I dislike Hallmark holidays, and we coincidentally had a rare date night this weekend. I would rather save the romantic gestures for more authentic occasions.

  27. Mrs. Lemon-Lime

    wonderful pea / 17279 posts

    I was wrong. He sent flowers- really pretty 3 dozen roses. Just this morning I was thanking him for not sending flowers this year. I expected him to send it Monday. This year he listened and I didn't have to put the flowers in the vase myself.

  28. Coral

    clementine / 874 posts

    He got me a beautiful bouquet of flowers and a certificate to design my own custom perfume.

  29. Boogs

    hostess / papaya / 10540 posts

    We do cards. We were at Costco and he asked if I wanted flowers. I said if he had the desire, to do it some other week when you can get double the flowers for the price of what's available on Valentine's lol.

  30. Mrsbells

    squash / 13199 posts

    i didnt expect him to because we arent big on valentines day. we usually just do cards but he got me a really nice gift set with candy and perfume and a recorded message. It was really sweet

  31. youboots

    honeydew / 7622 posts

    DH did a sweet little IG shoutout. I got him a card.

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