The Ultimate Guide for Valentine’s Day: Romantics vs. Cynics

Whether you’re a total sap or you think Valentine’s Day was invented by the greeting card companies, one thing’s for certain: It’s Cupid time. Here are the best ways to celebrate, no matter your stance.

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The Big Date

Romantic: Sweep your valentine away with an over-the-top night. Think: a VIP dinner for two, or renting out an ice-skating rink. The key is to think about what your partner would really want -- and then do it times 10.

Cynic: Skip the whole dinner-and-a-movie shtick; it’s overrated anyway! Instead, find out if any of your spouse’s favorite bands or performers are playing around V-Day and surprise him with tickets. If he’s a sports fanatic, try snagging seats for a hockey game.

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