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Valentine’s Day: It Takes Two!

Early Medieval Legends tell us that St. Valentine was persecuted as a Christian and interrogated by the Roman Emperor. The Roman Emperor was so impressed by Valentine because he attempted to convert him to Roman paganism in order to save his life but he steadfast refused; and in fact tried to convert the Emperor to Christianity hence causing his execution. There is no evidence of romantic connotations tied to St. Valentine so when did it start? Red roses, chocolate treats, sexy lingerie and pink hearts dance across our TV screens leading up to what has become known as the national day of love. Men feel the pressure to the deliver the perfect mind-blowing gift to their lady loves. And women build their expectations sometimes to unreachable highs over fantasies about how their perfect love story should unfold. Valentine is my birth name, not a stage name as many would like to believe after realizing that I am in the business of love.

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