Rom-Com Shows And Movies To Watch On Netflix This Valentine's Day

Students have mixed opinions about Valentine's Day ranging from feeling that it's become commercialized to a day to celebrate love

The National Retail Federation estimates nearly 55 percent of Americans will celebrate Valentine's day this year, and spending is expected to be a record-breaker, surpassing more than 19 and a half billion dollars for cards, flowers, meals, entertainment and more.

Valentine is the day on which many Peoples find their Love or get in to a relationship. Galentine's Day is a way for girls to love their friends and celebrate each other. In Brazil, we have a different holiday for couples to celebrate, and since moving to the USA, I had never been in a relationship during the month of February.

"For Wilson, the sweetest part of her job, is being part of people's celebrations".

Partners that could hail even from the same sex all for the sake of filial love.

It's true that Canadians have a love-hate relationship with Valentine's Day. More than 35 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolate is sold on the Valentine Day. So how do we go from loving one of the best holidays of the year to hating it no more than 10 years later? Walk over to Cookout and grab dinner, or really show your friend you love them by taking them to Miso's. And the worse question of all: What if she wakes up and decides that your jokes are just too annoying, a realization that ends with her breaking up with you? A bunch of chocolate balls is sure to make a hearty love confession to sweetheart.

In 2,000 participant survey by First4Lawyers in January 2016, 35 percent of singles reported beingjealous of friends who are in relationship on Valentine's Day.

With all of the commercial hype, it can be easy for someone to get caught up in all of the hoopla, but people shouldn't just use this one day to celebrate the love they have for one another. In Japan, it's customary for only women to give chocolates to men, and in Ireland, people can make a Christian pilgrimage to the Shrine of St. Valentine in Whitefriar Street Carmelite Church in Dublin. Couples are dropping hundreds of dollars just for some flowers that will die within a week and chocolates that will be eaten in two days. Watch your favorite movie, romantic or not.

$4.7 billion: Total spending on jewelry for Valentine's.

When asked "Do you think Valentine's Day should be treated like any other day?", 67 per cent said "Yes" and 33 per cent said "No". One day, you'll get the chocolate candy, oversized teddy bear and best of all, a love that will always fight for you.