How Did Valentine’s Day Become a Popular Tradition?

Happy Valentines DayValentine’s day was started as a day to show that you care for others by sharing cards, candy, flowers, and gifts.  This tradition is especially popular in the United States and it was originally called St. Valentine’s Day.  The day was after a Christian Saint named Valentinus.  There are several different versions of how Valentinus was associated with the tradition of Valentine’s day.

I think Valentine’s day should be celebrated each and every day because it is always important that we show our loved ones how we feel every single day.  You never know when you or your loved one’s time will be up on Earth.

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7 Responses

  1. DelSheree says:

    Wow, I didn’t know that about the priests getting killed for performing marriages for soldiers. That is definitely interesting. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Kristl Story says:

    Nice to know that it really is more than just a “Hallmark” holiday!

  3. Kristine says:

    Hubby and I fought during that day, what a weird way to celebrate. I didn’t know he had a very romantic post on my Facebook page just before we quarreled.

  4. Columba Lisa Smith says:

    There are some wonderful stories about the origins of Valentine's Day. Thanks for sharing some of them!

  5. We tried going out but the date failed! Though we had a great time being with just each other for a change, we spent about 2.5 hours just waiting! Waiting in line, waiting for food that never came. Next year I’ll be cooking instead!

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