To help you make it through, we've outlined some tips to keep you sane (and out of relationship trouble):1.
Speak up if you want to celebrate with him.relationships to go all out and impress their ladies, but the pressure on your maybe-not-sure boyfriend is even worse.
There’s definitely pressure to be romantic on February 14, but if you’re not official, the experts say celebrating Valentine’s Day together isn’t required.
“A gift would be nice, but definitely not necessary if you’re not in a defined relationship,” says Dr. “You’re not obligated to see each other, get together, go out or even hook up on that day.
Here’s HC’s guide for how to handle your casual hook-up on February 14.
The biggest source of your anxiety probably comes from wondering if you have to do something special with your casual hook-up on Valentine’s Day.
So, maybe you're kinda-sorta seeing a guy, but you haven't quite DTR-ed (our shorthand for "defined the relationship") yet.
Sorry to bear bad news, but things may go from casual to complicated as Valentine's Day approaches — especially if you and your guy have different expectations for how you'd like to spend the holiday.
If he does too little for you on V-Day, he risks making you think he's not that into you — and if he does too much he risks scaring you away or making you think that the relationship is farther along than it really is. You and he both know that February 14th is approaching.
Bringing up the holiday casually could be a good way to measure how the dude feels about it (and perhaps just how romantic-minded he is), as well as give you some insight into his past relationships or experiences (which is helpful).
When your friends ask about him, you respond that you’re “hanging out” and nothing more, and you feel confident in this answer… That’s when you realize that fun and flirty has the potential to get really awkward.
Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate love and friendship, but it’s more commonly known as the Hallmark holiday to get romantic with your SO or drink wine with your best friends.
‘If you’ve fallen for one another in a big way and you both know it, then you might love the opportunity to spend a day celebrating your new-found love,’ Selina told us.