Valentine's Day is a holiday celebrated on February 14th, primarily in the Western world. It is named after Saint Valentine, a Catholic priest who lived in the 3rd century. The holiday has evolved into a day to express love and affection to those close to us, typically through the exchange of cards, gifts, and gestures of affection. Flowers, chocolates, and jewelry are popular gifts for partners, while friends and family may exchange cards or small gifts.
In recent years, there has been a growing trend to celebrate Galentine's Day, a day for female friends to celebrate their friendships, typically on February 13th.
Valentine's Day is often seen as a commercial holiday, with many businesses taking advantage of the occasion to promote their products. However, it remains an important day for many people who use it as an opportunity to express their love and appreciation for their loved ones.