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There are a number of suggestions as to the origins of Valentine’s Day. It seems to contain vestiges of both Christian and ancient Roman tradition. Today, the Catholic Church recoginises at least three different Saints named Valentine or Valentinus. Regardless of mystery and historical inaccuracy, in modern times it has become globally recognised as a day to express love to ones’ romantic partner.

Research by Goodwin et al. (1990) suggested the biggest spenders on Valentine’s Day were young males between the ages of 18 and 25, with females being more inclined to rec