‘If you’ve fallen for one another in a big way and you both know it, then you might love the opportunity to spend a day celebrating your new-found love,’ Selina told us.‘But if you’re taking it slow and seeing how things go, then you might want to give a light-hearted nod towards Valentine’s Day – a jokingly cheesy card or a chocolate heart.’ Essentially, if you and the person you’re dating have been super mushy and romantic from the get-go, you’ll probably want to do something for Valentine’s Day.Valentine’s Day is a very special occasion designed to celebrate love and totally, completely f*** with our heads.If you’re single, Valentine’s Day is a sad, sad reminder that you’re alone. You have to get the perfect gift and arrange the most romantic possible night.You want something that isn’t too personal or too generic; something flashy and expensive could make your date think you’re coming on too strong but a reasonably priced gift that’s wrong for them could make them think you’re not the one for them after all.Here are some ideas to help you find the right gift for your date.This night is not about your burgeoning relationship.
There’s getting to know someone (what if you don’t like them as much as you thought?
The beginning of a relationship is always a little tough.
There’s the good stuff, of course–getting to know someone, being introduced to their friends, doing cheesy-but-cute early relationship dates like ice skating and bowling.
If you’ve been keeping it casual, haven’t said the L word, and haven’t organised any romantic gestures, it’d be a bit weird to suddenly make a huge effort for Valentine’s Day.
If you’re unsure as to whether or not you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day, but don’t want to risk upsetting the person you’re dating by giving them nothing, just pick up something small and simple.
If he or she mentions their upcoming birthday in passing, you should casually ask: "Fun, how are you planning to celebrate?