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Best Valentine / Worst Valentine

Best Valentine: My boyfriend at the time came to my office with four of his buddies and they were dressed up in tuxes and they serenaded me. When they were done they went to the next guy's girlfriend's office. They hit 5 workplaces that day and we each got our own song.

Worst Valentine: The only thing I got was a card from my ex-boss' ex-girlfriend. ????

Tue. Feb 12, 6:39pm

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My Mom sends me heart-shaped cookies for V-day. There have been plenty of years when I felt utterly humiliated that the only V-day anything that anyone gave me was from my Mom. And cookies, which I don't need.

OTOH, they're excellent cookies. And I still have my Mom, and she loves me! (Dad, too, but he's not much of a baker.)

So I guess that's the worst AND the best -- the difference is in how _I_ look at it.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008, 7:43 PM

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I've been with the same person for 20 years now and they're all good - he writes the best love letters and he can make me feel like we're in college again with all the lust and passion - ha.

The worst - I got a box of half eaten chocolates. I'm pretty sure I broke up with him a few weeks later!

Tuesday, February 12, 2008, 7:48 PM

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Best - definitely has not happened yet, despite having a significant other for 15 out of the last 20 years. Even though some were nice, there was always some 800-lb silent gorilla in the room that prevented true enjoyment.

Worst - sending flowers to the boyfriend's office, having them go unacknowledged. Then when I asked him at dinner later, he said "Oh yeah, I got them. But you've given me flowers before so it's old". Which brings us to part 2, same V-day: I took him to dinner at a restaurant we both had been to and liked, only to be told that even though I paid for it, he didn't consider it a treat because the food was lousy. Part 3: Then we walked 2 miles home afterwards...he walked at, I kid you not, 5mph (I'd timed him in the past), and at 230 lbs, I struggled to attain half that pace. I had just eaten, felt sick from trying to keep him in sight, so in his drippy fake-solicitous voice, he offered to call me an ambulance since I was so fat and red-faced that I must be having a heart attack.

By the way, if someone handed me a genuine Get-Out-of-Jail free card, he'd be the first against the wall.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008, 8:29 PM

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8:29 I giggled at your last sentence so maybe all is not in vain.
Best - sadly can't really think of any. But our anniversary is two weeks after vday so don't usually do much. Best anniversary was our first he cut out little paper hearts and I did a hunt for each clue leading to a stuffed animal and earrings.
Worst - I tried to make brownies for my boyfrieand and they turned out more like hockey pucks. One V day I pouted that my boyfriend hadn't gotten me anything and so he got me a card but I made him do it!

Wednesday, February 13, 2008, 12:04 PM

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Best - My husband put gifts with little notes all over the house before he went to work while I was still sleeping. The biggest gift was a lamp with a note that said "you light up my life, now let me return the favor." There was also my favorite chai in the fridge, fancy soap in the shower, a new mug in the cupboard, and chocolate all over place. Everywhere I looked I found something new.

Worst - We had a fun evening planned out then due to problems at work my husband had to work late.

Wednesday, February 13, 2008, 1:11 PM

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Usually I plan the Valentine's day. Each year we go to a different restaurant andspend the night in a boutique hotel. I make the plans and foot the bill.
Last year I hada hysterectomy on Feb 8 and so Valentines was spent tending to my 8 inch incision. Not sexy.
This year I am making no plans. I got my Hubby and my Son each a box of chocolate and a card. I have been feeling taken for granted lately. He knows it, lets see if he even gives a thought. I doubt it. So maybe this year will be worst then last. He has forgotten Valentine's day in the past and my Birthday and our 1 year anniversary. So what should I expect? The thing is he remembered everything before we were married. I would never have married someone who didn't remember my important dates. Now after only 2 years I am furniture.

Wednesday, February 13, 2008, 1:27 PM

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We don't actually acknowledge Valentine's Day. I started out not acknowledging this (my worst Valentine's Day!) for this reason:
Boyfriend at the time and I got into a huge fight, and he slept with another woman. Actually got back with him the next day and stayed with him for 2 more years (insecure, yes!). The day just gives me a bad taste in my mouth. Hubby is fine with this-our birthdays are in February, so we just celebrate those!

Wednesday, February 13, 2008, 3:14 PM

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Best - my husband took me out for dinner and a movie, and then to a hotel to spend the night (it had a whirlpool tub that was very nice). The next day, we went snow tubing for the first time and had a lot of fun.

Worst - any year that I was by myself.

Wednesday, February 13, 2008, 6:24 PM

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Best Present

My husband bought me boobs :)

Wednesday, February 13, 2008, 6:46 PM

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They are fabulous, and they are the gift that keeps on giving (at least my husband thinks so)

Wednesday, February 13, 2008, 8:02 PM

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