Dealing with this economy, 2009 Valentines is challenging

February 11th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

Valentine’s Day is a holiday celebrated on February 14 by many people throughout the world. Especially in the West, it is the traditional day on which lovers express their love for each other by sending Valentine’s cards, presenting flowers, or offering confectionery.

Valentines DayThere had been declarations threat threat the Valentine’s Day celebrations in India, there is a roaring welcome for Valentine’s Day 2009 in Pakistan. The country’s inclination for the Western tradition is indicated by the roaring sale of Valentine’s Day roses.

Even termed as ‘Haram‘ by the Islams , yet there is a huge demand for flowers at the nurseries than any other occasion like New Year and Eid. Among the flowers the highest demand is for fragrant and beautiful roses.

Some lovers even stocked fresh lots of red roses in deep freezers for not facing shortage on the romantic day.

Facing Valentines Day Depression? Valentine’s Day is just a made-up holiday so making up your own traditions is a great way to celebrate. Embrace falling “Madly in Love with YOU.” Be your own Valentine and this will be the most exciting, challenging and significant relationship of all is the one you have with yourself.

Relish your singlehood. Enjoy it, and be confident as a Party of One. Go to dinner at a restaurant and sit by yourself. Do this as many times as it takes to feel comfortable and to actually enjoy your meal. Buy an affordable gift that is meaningful to you, flowers also count. Go to a social function alone without drinking and introduce yourself to at least three people while you are there.

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