Forget the Hearts and Flowers. How about a Better Love Life This Valentine’s Day?

Anyone in a relationship who has had the misfortune of forgetting the significance of February 14th and showing up at home empty handed, knows the true meaning of the popular TV ad that rhetorically asks: “Wanna Get Away?” Maybe it’s time for Valentine’s Day to be about more than just hearts and flowers. Valentine’s Day has become a retail extravaganza.  According to several sources, including U.S. News magazine, Americans spent more than of $19 billion on gifts for their sweethearts in 2016. The magazine notes that Americans between 35 and 44 years old are most likely to celebrate Valentine’s Day. “The average person celebrating Feb. 14 will shell out $142.31, with $96.63 going to a spouse or significant other and the rest split among family members, friends, co-workers, pets, children’s classmates or teachers, and other recipients. “The average man who’s shopping for a significant other will spend nearly twice as much