Valentines day! Ugh. Valentines day has gone the way of Christmas. It has become another marketing venture that is often about what to buy and not how do I express my genuine love and affection for that special someone in your life. This article notes how this
all began. Of course, we know what has become of the day.
About.com By Pauline Wallin, Ph.D.
In recent decades Valentine’s Day has become increasingly commercialized. TV and magazine ads depict models with perfect bodies and perfect teeth giving each other chocolates, jewelry and back rubs. The message is: “Your love is measured by what you buy.”