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What Makes Valentine's Day Awkward?

Feb 12, 2013 / General     

Valentine’s Day can be a bit uncomfortable for many couples and for many reasons. Here are a few culprits and what you can do about them. First, it can be awkward when you haven’t been romantic in a while. The solution? Don’t use this day to become Romeo or Juliet all of the sudden. But do use it as a springboard to launch your heart back into the relationship.  Second, it can be awkward figuring out what to give. The solution? It doesn’t have to be the usual expensive flowers. Get creative. Write a long, meaningful, hand-written love note to your spouse.  Plan a fun scavenger hunt. For more help, here are 4 ways to overcome an awkward Valentine's Day.



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