Flowers are expensive and restaurants are booked solid.
You might feel you have to live up to your partner's expectations.
What if you're the only woman in the office that doesn't get flowers, or the only man who doesn't have a date that night?
If you're really into him and would like to spend Valentine's Day together, you have to tell him so.
Or, if you just started dating, you might not be sure if anything's expected at all.
Fortunately, there are alternatives to the Valentines frenzy.
Whether you're single, dating, or celebrating your 50th anniversary, you can make it an enchanting day.
Anyone who's ever tried to send roses on Valentines Day knows that the florists raise their prices on February 14.
The roses are sometimes of poorer quality, too, because so many must be shipped at once. Here are some ideas: Some couples have long-standing traditions for Valentines Day, like returning to the restaurant where they got engaged. What can you do to show your love if romantic ideas don't come easily?