Valentine’s Day Is A Marketing Gimmick – GD Monday
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On one hand, it seems sweet to have a day dedicated to lovers all around the world, on the other hand, it seems stupid to wait for an entire year to make someone feel special. With a hike in prices for flowers, gifts and movies on Valentine’s day and an added pressure to have a date to make yourself seem cool, Valentine’s Day may have just become another marketing gimmick. Would you rather make your someone special feel loved on just one day by bringing them flowers or just do it on any other day just because? Would you want to be a part of the marketing gimmick or be free of that?
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