Worst Valentine's Day Gift?

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Registered: 07-05-2005
Worst Valentine's Day Gift?
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Thu, 01-19-2012 - 11:05am

Hi everyone,

What's the worst Valentine's Day gift you've ever received? Did your significant other buy you clothing in the wrong size? A gadget for the kitchen you didn't want? How about something so off the wall that it left you scratching your head?

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Registered: 07-19-2008
Sat, 01-21-2012 - 11:09pm

One of the worst and memorable arguments that my husband and I have ever had was over Valentine's Day. We laugh at it to this very day. We had only been married for less than a year and on Valentine's Day we were low on cash, so I told him let's not worry about the holiday. Of course, I didn't really mean it and since he had always been so great about gift giving, I thought somehow he would pull through and surprise me with something. Well, he took what I said literally. All day long, I waited for a card or flowers at work... and nothing. When I got home... nothing. After supper... nothing. I finally asked him, "Look, did you get me anything or not?" He looked absolutely dumbfounded. I was madder than heck just because I was so hurt. I learned to never say... oh, don't worry about it... unless I really do mean it!