February 15, 2012
It's hard to be a cool customer when Valentine's Day is right around the corner and you've only been dating someone for a short period of time.
Like New Year's Eve, there's oodles of pressure and expectation riding on this romantic holiday. "Valentine's Day is loaded with hype, advertising and ways for people to make money-and have to spend money," says Susan Hendrick, Ph.D., professor of psychology at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. "It's a day that many people in relationships, especially men, dread!"