Everyone knows when Valentine’s Day is celebrated and its significance. There are many stories about the origin of Valentine’s Day. It is said to be named after Saint Valentine who lived in Rome in the third century. He was a Catholic Clergyman, and during his time there were many Romans who were converting to Christianity.
Emperor Claudius II who ruled Rome during that time passed strict laws about getting married because he wanted the people to be devoted to Rome. Saint Valentine helped couples in love to get secretly married. That was when his name became associated with love, and it became a part of the global culture to celebrate Valentine’s Day for love.
The emperor when he found out about Saint Valentine helping couples in love to get married, executed him on February 14, 270 AD. Saint Valentine became popular as a patron of lovers in England and France. It is Pope Gelasius who declared February 14 as Valentine’s Day in 498 AD. That is how the day became known as that of one to celebrate love.
There are many other stories also associated with Valentine’s Day and its legends. Some of it is traced to the Pagan era, and Though Valentine’s Day is popular in almost all countries, it is mostly celebrated in Australia, Britain, Canada, and the United States.
Not many know about the seven Valentine’s Days and how Valentine’s Day is just not about celebrating February 14 but also the entire week. This blog will give an idea about the seven days, how they are celebrated, and what it means. It will also help you get everything sorted out in a loving way so that your loved one feels the warmth of your love and feelings.
Plan if you are planning to make your partner or loved one feel special, and surprise them every day of the week by showering them with love and gifts.
What are the Seven Valentine’s Days?
Rose Day – February 7
Valentine’s Day begins on the seventh of February, and it heralds the beginning of Valentine’s Day week. Emotions and feelings are expressed by giving roses and the color of the rose signified the depth of the relationship. The red rose signifies love, the yellow rose friendship, and the white rose peace. Let the language of love speak on this day and send your loved one a bouquet of red roses and kickstart the Valentine’s Day week. Rose is said to be the favorite flower of the Roman God of love, Venus, and that is how it has become synonymous with Valentine’s Day and Rose Day.
Propose Day – February 8
The second day of Valentine’s Day week is the proposal day. Couples celebrate proposal day after rose day. This is one of the best days of Valentine’s Day week as it gives an opportunity for couples to reveal their feelings for each other if they have not yet done it. Tell your special one what you feel and make the proposal day wonderful this year.
Chocolate Day – February 9
Who does not like chocolates? Gift your loved ones with chocolates on Chocolate Day, and watch the happiness on their face. Chocolates make the perfect gift for any occasion, and the best way to make your loved one feel loved and special on this third day of Valentine’s Day week is by gifting them chocolates.
Teddy Day – February 10
A cute teddy bear as a gift is a good way to make your loved one smile and feel special on the fourth day of Valentine’s Day week. Gift them a teddy bear and make the day mushy. Let your loved one feel adorable receiving this gift from you.
Promise Day – February 11
Make promises to your loved one about having a long-lasting relationship; this is a significant day of Valentine’s Day week. You are promising your loved one to be by their side forever and ever. This is one of the days to look forward to in Valentine’s Day week.
Hug Day – February 12
A hug is the best way to make your lover or partner feel wanted. It can express a lot even without saying anything. Express your love this time by giving hugs to your loved one. Let them know you do not want to let them go and always want them by your side.
Kiss Day – February 13
Kissing your partner is the best way to show your expression of love and kiss day comes a day before Valentine’s Day. The best way to show love to your partner or loved one is by giving them a kiss. Express your love towards your partner this Valentine’s Day week by giving a kiss.
Love is a universal feeling, and many ways to show and express love exist. When we talk about love it need not always be romantic, it can be for the family or a friend. You need not go overboard by spending on lavish gifts, just a thoughtful and simple gesture on one of these days is good to make anyone feel loved and wanted.
Valentine’s Day falls on February 14, and it is a wonderful finale of the week. Plan a lot of activities and surprises for your loved ones apart from celebrating all the days of Valentine’s Day week. Though lovers do not feel the need for a particular day to celebrate love, Valentine’s Day is becoming more and more popular all over the world.
In the End
Are you celebrating Valentine’s Day this year? Valentine’s Day is going to come soon, and if you want to express love to your partner, then this is the right time to do it. You can surprise them by getting them gifts on each one of the days or one of the days, and make them feel celebrated. Be it celebrating the rose day, propose day, hug day, or kiss day, let this Valentine’s Day week be special for you and your loved one.