A superstition is the belief in a supernatural causality that one event leads to the cause of another without any natural process linking the two events. Superstitions involve astrology, religion, omens, witchcraft, etc., that contradicts natural science. Some people believe in superstitions all the time.
There are some people who believe in only Valentine's Day superstitions. You might be interested in knowing some of these Valentine's Day superstitions.
Valentine's Day Superstitions
It is said that the kind of bird a girl watches on Valentine's Day predicts her future husband.
- Sparrow: a poor man
- Owl: remain spinster
- Bluebird: a happy man
- Blackbird: a priest or clergyman
- Crossbill: an argumentative man
- Red bird: a great lover
- Robin: a firefighter or sailor
- Goldfinch: a millionaire.
- Dove: a happy, peaceful marriage
If an apple is cut in half, the number of seeds found inside indicates the number of children that individual will have.
To be awakened with a kiss by someone on Valentine's Day is considered good luck for the person being kissed.
On Valentine's Day, the first name you read in the paper or hear on the television or radio will be the name of the person you will marry.
If you find a glove on the road on Valentine's Day, your future beloved will have the other missing glove
A young girl will eventually marry the first eligible male she meets on Valentine's Day.
In some countries, a young woman may receive a gift of clothing from a prospective suitor. If the gift is kept, then it means she has accepted his proposal of marriage.
If a dandelion which has gone to seed is picked and an individual blows the seeds into the wind, the number of seeds which remain on the stem indicates the number of children that person will have.
For a lady to sleep with a sprig of rosemary pinned inside the pillow on the Eve of Valentine's Day was once thought to encourage dreams of a future sweetheart's face.
In Britain and Italy, some unmarried women would rise before sunrise on Valentine's Day and stand by the window watching for a man to pass. It was believed that the first man seen...or someone who looked very much like him...would be their husband within a year.
Do you believe in superstitions?