Valentine day etiquette when dating
In Europe, Saint Valentine's Keys are given to lovers "as a romantic symbol and an invitation to unlock the giver’s heart", as well as to children, in order to ward off epilepsy (called Saint Valentine's Malady).
Valentine of Terni became bishop of Interamna (modern Terni) and is said to have been martyred during the persecution under Emperor Aurelian in 273.
Valentine's Day symbols that are used today include the heart-shaped outline, doves, and the figure of the winged Cupid.
Since the 19th century, handwritten valentines have given way to mass-produced greeting cards.
Don’t be surprised if they appear somewhat less attractive in person, and certainly don’t make things awkward by commenting about it.
If you feel your date’s online profile was a blatant misrepresentation, call MTV or call it a night.