‘ Valentine s day Festival has been associated with lovers since long ago but in present times, the scope of the festival has grown beyond lovers to encompass just anyone and everyone we love. Valentine’s day has moved beyond a celebration for lovers, and now talents anyone for whom we have affection for. In the article titled “Valentines Day beyond lovers’ on the website, the author wrote:” Valentine’s day Festival has been associated with lovers since long ago but in present times, the scope of the festival has grown beyond lovers to encompass just anyone and everyone we love. ” These days people buy cards, flowers and gifts for their friends, spouse, parents, children, teachers or anyone they find dear and express their love and affection for them. Those who can only link Valentine’s day with romantic couples want to be surprised to know that children under the age of 11 are the biggest consumer of Valentine’s Day greeting cards.

Survey so reveal that maximum number of Valentine’s day cards sold are given to teachers followed by children, mothers, wives, and last of all sweethearts. In some countries including Canada and US several schools organize classroom get together on Valentine’s day where children gift cards to their friends. Skits and concerts are organized by children to mark the day. Senior children usually organize Valentine’s day dance parties where they freak out with their friends. Are children in some families encouraged to show love and affection to siblings and other family members on Valentine’s day.

People say ‘ I love you’ to family members with flowers and other gifts. (Similarly see: Donald Cerrone). Such rituals help to generate positive feelings for each other and create happiness in family. Singles who feel depressed on Valentine’s day for not having a partner to celebrate the romantic festival in much popularized manner must strive to make the most of the occasion by celebrating the day with friends or family members. They can express gratitude and affection to friends, colleagues and dear ones for their wonderful presence and support. Organizing single’s party and inviting other friends who are single can be on other great way of celebrating Valentine’s day beyond lovers. So some people like to celebrate Valentine’s day in a constructive manner by performing acts of charity. “One can visit orphanage, old age home and hospital, and spend time with those who crave for attention and affection.” What this article shows US is that Valentine’s day is not just a day for selfish love, but it is a day where love is shared with many. Sharing our affection with others is growing with the popularity of social networking Web sites like Spacelocker. Many people now have hundreds of friends in their internet address books, some have never personally met. Everyone on that list can be sent a Valentine greeting instantly. Love wants to multiply by the click of a mouse! Social networking will therefore spread virally as love your friends want to become others friends through the network, and they then so can send and receive Valentine greetings to each other. The circle gets wider and love starts to spread exponentially. In these days when there is so much negativity around US I think it is a good thing to have love spread like a virus. Maybe this “Valentine love virus” can be on antidote to pessimism and hate. So on this Valentine’s day lets all use our favorite site to send a sign, in whatever form, that we know we really care for everyone. I want to be sending my Valentine greetings from

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