Dudes feel a lot of pressure to do something special for the ladies in their lives, and sometimes that can make them act weird.
Don't think you found a dud if he doesn't pull out all the stops.
I know it's awkward to bring it up, but trust me: it will be more awkward if you pretend it's just a regular day.
How have you spent Valentine’s Day when in a new relationship?
Adam Levine, who’s been linked to stars like Jessica Simpson and Natalie Portman, is now dishing up dating advice.
Crying and hyperventilating on a park bench for no reason apparent to anyone but you realllllly gets those dicks up!
One minute, you're having a great date at a free outdoor concert, and the next minute, your heart is pounding and you feel like you are trapped in a Ziploc bag. "Playing it cool" is straight-up not in your repertoire. There's gotta be a country where "sitting at a bar staring into space and inevitably sweat-staining the pits of your expensive Madewell top while your brain moves 100 miles an hour" is considered playing it cool. Anyone familiar with benzos (that's an #INSIDER'S term for anxiety-alleviating tranquilizers) knows that they don't mix well with alcohol. Worst case scenario, you black out and wake up at the Formica table at an Arbys in another state. And you're so worried about whether they'll like you that you barely pay any attention to whether you like them.
My boyfriend and I celebrated our first Valentine's Day together after only about three months of dating.