What Is Valentine’s Day Really?


From National Geographic Kids

Nyla Fowler, Staff Writer

Valentine’s day history came “from the ancient Roman ritual of Lupercalia that welcomed spring to the card-giving customs of Victorian England.” According to History.com, including saints that may have been part of Valentine’s specific background history Valentine’s Day was recognized by the Church’s and Christianity, which could have made the month grow to be known as what we know now which is Valentine’s Day.

On February 14th, people do a lot of things including different ways they have their valentines with their families. Valentine’s day is special for a lot of us and everyone in the world. It may not be the most exciting as all the other holidays but getting candy and other gifts from people who care about you can make anyone feel special. And it’s all about the concept related to the universal concept of love and affection for one another. Of course, shopping and preparing for Valentine’s day can be the most exciting since people go shopping and buy little cute snacks and different types of stuffed animals. Then on the day of Valentine’s day, people go out to have fun and do other things that show their family or significant other that they care and love

Many people celebrate in different ways, maybe traveling with family or with a wife husband only just to express love and affection during this day. People have many ways of expressing themselves even with someone who may pass soon or someone they want to remember. Valentine’s Day can bring the family together just once for forgiveness with one another, as well as passion and affection they may have not shown in years. This gives people a chance to fall in love again or try to, just to make new family history. That is what Valentine’s Day is all about.