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The annual polarizing love fest

heartEvery year around February 14th, whether you’re single or happily attached, one ends up taking a stance on the celebration of the polarizing event –Valentine’s Day. Some enjoy planning for a traditional celebration with their beloved, while others make an anti-Valentine’s statement on their own or with a group of like-minded people.

I myself am so-so about the holiday. I could go without it, but because society has instilled within me from an early age the longing to be romantic on said day (think Valentine’s Day parties in elementary school and the obligatory valentines to be dropped in everyone’s mail box at their desks), I find myself participating in the festivities – mostly just dinner with my husband, and a card proclaiming my love for him (which of course can’t be done on any other day).

So, because of my conformist ways, I thought it would be interesting to see what others on both sides of the chocolate coin have to say about this annual commercial love fest.

To start, there are more positive than negative posts about Valentine’s Day, 17% being positive and 4% being negative in the last seven days.

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Twitter and Facebook are abound with love, with 18% of posts in the Twittersphere looking at the bright side of the holiday, and 16% of Facebook also feeling the love.

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10% of Tweeters don’t see it in the same light, and often had very funny things to say about it. You gotta admit, these posts are WAY more interesting. They even have their own hashtag! #AntiValentines

 

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So, whatever your stance on V-Day and your plans tonight (hubby and I will be staying in with homemade soup, TV, cupcakes and wine), I hope you make the most of it…like Grumpy Cat!

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