Money & Relationships

How to Plan the Perfect Valentine’s Day

Not sure how to plan for Valentines Day? Well as media and advertising tell us, every women wants a bouquet of flowers and some chocolates. So around Valentine’s Day flowers, chocolates, perfumes and jewellery are sold at a premium because that is what you are suppose to get…right?

Well I can only speak for myself and my husband, but as much as I appreciated the flowers my husband got me, I would have been equally if not happier with him using that money for something else that would allow us to spend some quality time together. For many years my husband and I spent Valentine’s day doing and getting what we thought the other person wanted, or what society told us they wanted.

It wasn’t until we were doing our pre-marital counseling course through our church that we were introduced to the book, ‘The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts’ by Gary Chapman.

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