But flowers die, and chocolates get eaten. Even a gourmet meal, one of the cornerstones of the holiday, lasts only a couple of hours. Luckily, there are tons of incredibly romantic gift ideas out there — gifts you can keep enjoying without an expiration date.
Skip navigation! Story from Wellness. Boxes of chocolate, red roses, and romantic dinners may be the PG symbols of Valentine's Day, but if you ask me, the best part of the Hallmark holiday is the X-rated element: sex.
Valentine's Day comes with a ton of pressure and expectations, and the holiday only gets trickier when you're broke AF and still dying to spoil your boyfriend or girlfriend. If you're doing V-Day on a budget this year, I'd say one of the greatest gifts you can give your partner is a mind-blowing night in the boudoir. That's my way of saying multiple orgasms. You can give them multiple orgasms.
On Valentine's Daythe last thing you want to do is get stuck in a Netflix and takeout rut—or, worse, end up at a cheesy, overpriced, and decidedly unoriginal prix-fixe dinner. If you live in the suburbs, grab some marshmallows, chocolates, and s'mores, then spend the night cuddling up by the fire. Bonus points if you can make one on the beach.
The chocolates, the flowers, the cards, the poetry… yeah, it's all a little much. But what if I told you that you could reclaim all those cheesy traditions and make them sexy AF? Have I got your attention now?
Yes, Valentine's Day is cheesy propaganda, but what's to hate about an extra incentive to have sex? Celebrate your love, or lust, or whatever you've got going on. And if you're single, give yourself some extra sweet self lovethen sleep diagonally and take up the whole damn bed, just 'cause you can.
A romantic dinner, a box of chocolates, maybe a bouquet of roses? While all those gestures are thoughtful, the results of a new survey led by sex and relationships researcher Kristen Mark and the experts at Good in Bed suggest that most couples have something a little more intimate in mind. To learn more about the way both couples and single people feel about the holiday, Mark and her colleagues polled more than 2, men and women between age 18 and 70, 66 percent of whom were in long-term committed relationships.
Valentine's Day is right around the corner, and we've already given you plenty of ideas for gifts for your sweetheartways to decorate your home and adorable cards to send to your loved-ones in the mail. But let's get down to business. Is your bedroom Valentine's Day ready? We spoke with a renowned sex coach, Amy Levine of Ignite Your Pleasure to get sexy bedroom ideas and tips to make a few simple changes so this space is a scene for red hot romance.