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I Honestly Don’t Want Gifts This Valentine's Day

No really, I don't want to be overwhelmed with presents.

I Honestly Don’t Want Gifts This Valentine's Day

As the holidays are approaching, we all know one thing: Stores are going to be bombarded with pink and red colors, candy, and loads of teddy bears.

Trust me, I get the idea that we all want to be that girl who gets tons of expensive gifts from everybody and is overloaded with candy - I used to be that girl who desired it for Valentine's day as well.

But, personally, that's not going to be me this holiday.

I feel like the holidays make us forget that hand-made thoughtful gifts are what's truly important. We get ahead of ourselves with all the chaos around us and just easily purchase tons of gifts for our loved ones last-minute and don't really show them that we love them in other ways.

Experiences with your loved-one are worth more than just one day full of gifts and breaking your bank account.

Try spending time with them for once or just make them something that truly sprouts out of your heart.

And remember, Feb.14th is not the only day in which you show somebody that you care for them: Nurture your relationship daily and do not take things for granted.

Tell them reasons as to why you fell in love with them in the first place daily, give them your full attention when they are talking about how their day went, and cook them a nice meal once in a while. Those are worth more than just a teddy bear or a simple card that says "Happy Valentine's Day."

Don't just celebrate your love for someone on one day this year and become a little different than the rest of the crowd by appreciating them in other ways than just expensive gifts on Valentine's day.

I personally would appreciate it if you did.

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