Time to remind you that men and women view gifts differently. Speaking generally, men give and like to receive tools, while women give and like to receive symbols. This is why many suburban husbands hate Valentine's Day. It's a day of Symbols. They like to give and receive Tools.
Conversely, women generally love Valentine's Day. It is a day of Symbols. They like to give and receive Symbols. And why is this so? Is it because soft-minded women have been taken in by commercial messages that have made them expect offerings upon a certain day of the year, a day picked out by Hallmark, which any logic-minded person would not value any higher than any other day of the year? (more…)