I’m not buying into Valentine’s Day

3 min readFeb 11

A rant

Two hands holding a heart made of puzzle pieces
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

Today’s newspaper is filled with ads and articles related to next Tuesday, Valentine’s Day. Recipes, gift ideas, clothing for romantic dates, it’s all there to help us remember that we’re expected to participate in commercial activity in honour of … love?

Or profit?


Recreational writer, collector of antique corkscrews, urban gardener and management consultant to social profit organizations. Proudly Canadian.