I think Valentines day is one of the most debated holidays there is. People seem to either really love it or really hate it, and since I am one of those hopeless romantics who adores the holiday I am going to write a little post about why maybe you should embrace it this year. I have heard the old 'it's a commercial holiday, used only to make money/everyday should be Valentines Day' debate a hundred times. And I agree that yes it is a very commercial holiday, but so it Christmas and Easter and Halloween and I don't see everyone boycotting them. And I agree too that it would be awesome if everyday were Valentines Day, but lets face it that is not the case. We so often take the people we love and care about for granted, and forget to show our appreciation for them. To me Valentines Day is a reminder to do just that, not necessarily just you're significant other but anyone in your life you care about. So this year why don't you give a friend or parent you haven't spoken to in a while a call, or do something to make a stranger smile. Just remember to spread some love to everyone in your life this Valentines Day, because it might mean more to them then you think.