A young man and woman sitting in the centre of the image exchanging a Valentines day gift with the text "Love is in the air" in the bottom centre of the image

Valentine’s Day is finally upon us. A day for lovers to express their affection for each other with greetings and gifts. You may be a hopeless romantic or you may have wished this day were over before it had even begun. But do you ever find yourself wondering what this day is all about? Why do people feel obligated to express their romantic feelings, even more so, on this particular day of the year? Is it simply just something the retailers have invented to get us to spend our hard earned cash?

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