There is no definitive answer as to how St. Valentine’s Day came about. Suppositions range from the truly romantic to the absolute bizarre — who’s up for being slapped with a strip of blood-dipped goat hide?
Centuries later, it doesn’t much matter how or why there is a Valentine’s Day, just that it’s a day to express our love, whether it’s romantic, familial, friendship or even love of self.
We asked readers to share some of their most memorable Valentine’s moments. Here’s what they had to say.
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