In all reality these don’t could be fitting for anyone, married or not. I think most any man has made some serious goof ups on Valentine’s Day. I have to admit it. Even though I work hard to be a good husband to my sweetheart, I have blown it more often than not on Valentine's Day.
Guys usually find themself busy with work and other priorities and tend to start too late and do too little to make Valentine's Day special for their partner. So, after long years of experience (some successful and most not), here are a few do's and dont's for Valentine's Day. If you can learn from other’s experiences, maybe you can make this year's big day even better.
1. Don't forget. I think that the worst thing I could do about Valentine's Day is forgetting all about it. Put it on your calendar in big red letters. And a few days before, make sure you put a reminder in your day planner or your PDA. 2. Don't do the same thing you did last year. Even if it worked well, your partner will appreciate something new and different.
She wants to know that you thought about her as you planned your Valentine's Day gift or event. 3. Don't overspend. Particularly if you share a bank account and a credit card with your sweetheart, breaking the bank is a bad idea. Keep within your budget and have the nicest evening you can afford.
If it is too much, she'll likely be panicked about money and too stressed to have fun. 4. Don't talk about an ex. One of the surest ways to spoil a Valentine's Day evening is to have your partner think you are thinking about another woman. Don't talk about your former wife or girlfriend; keep the conversation focused on your woman and life will be better.
Now, you’re probably wondering why I mentioned that one. Well, just like other silly instructions out there, I mentioned it because some guys have done it. Depending on your point of view, Valentine’s Day is either the most romantic day of the year or yet another Hallmark holiday. Whether you’re on team V-Day or believe Feb. 15 can’t come soon enough, here is a “do” that is good.
Change it up a bit, Get creative with how to say those three little words — maybe she’s had her eye on a special piece of jewelry or he’s had his eye on the latest gadget. Or you could surprise them with a love note (or love text). DO send valentines to your friends! Who says Valentine’s Day is only for people in relationships? There friendly ways to say Happy Valentine’s Day.
DO call your mom. You owe her for all those years of her being your valentine when no one else would. One don’t for the ladies, and it’s a big please don’t; don’t Compare your friends’ V-Day plans with your own. Do you want to know why men hate Valentine’s Day so much? It’s not because we have to dress up and wait in a long line to buy flowers.
It’s because it doesn’t matter how valiant we are to you, when Feb 14th comes around, suddenly we are knuckleheads until proved otherwise. You know who we blame for this phenomenon? Your social network-obsessed gal pals posting pics bragging on Facebook.
Don’t forget their husband/boyfriend could be a loser on any other day. Put things into perspective. Anyone who is truly happy in their relationship doesn’t need to brag about it constantly online for the whole world to see. Just simply love each other. Happy Valentine’s Day.