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Valentines Day: She loves me/ She loves me not

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Find out if she loves you on this Valentines Day

Guys, this is a guide to finding out whether she loves you or not. Girls are not as shy as what they used to be anymore and they frequently ask a guy on a date. That’s all fine, but when you have been dating for some time, how do you know if she loves you? Or not? Is she sending mixed signals? Are you a little bit confused? You’ll know on this Valentines Day if she shows any of the behavior patterns listed below.

3 Ways to find out if she loves you or not on Valentines Day

The three ways to find out if she loves you is a foolproof wy that works and you will know whether you should keep on dating her or not.

1 You give her a lovely Valentines Day card with the words “I love you”.

She loves you: She blushes and waits for you to kiss her. Or she kisses you.

She doesn’t love you: She looks bored, says thanks and gets away as soon as possible.

2 You surprise her with a huge bunch of lovely red roses on Valentines Day.

She loves you: She takes them, smells them, holds them close to her and kisses you.

She doesn’t love you: She takes it, says “You shouldn’t have”, holds the flowers upside down by their stems and walks away.

3. You book a table at a special restaurant for a Valentine’s dinner with candles, flowers, the works.

She loves you: She smiles beautifully, gazes at you in the candlelight with admiration and she only has eyes for you …

She doesn’t love you: She looks around the restaurant a lot, sighs and keeps on glancing at her watch …

These actions will tell you if she loves you or not. If she loves you, good for you! If not, well, quit while you’re ahead and maybe next year you’ll have better luck.

Happy Valentines Day!

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The 7 worst Valentine Cards

The 7 worst Valentine Cards you can give or get

These Valentine Cards are examples of what you should NOT give or send to your Valentine. If you are in a relationship, you can prepare to get dumped either on or right after Valentine’s Day.  If you are single, prepare to stay that way …

1 The Valentine Card from a would-be poet:

Not such a good idea if you hardly know the person. You may just cause the poor girl (or guy) to run. Away from you.

“Roses are red

Violets are blue

I want to

Undress you”

2 The  more conservative approach:

This Valentine Card may leave you without a Valentine. In fact, why don’t you just write that you’d actually like to be just friends.

“Let’s just take it slow”

3 The Too Much Honesty Approach

Honesty is good. Up to a certain point. Too much honesty may just not have the desired effect. What do you think about this wording in a Valentine Card?

“You’re not really as fat as you think”

4 The Comedy Approach

This may be taking comedy to the brink of disaster. The Valentine Card shows the picture of a urinal. Yes, a urinal. The message inside reads:

“Urinal my thoughts”

5 The Brutally honest Valentine Card

This card says totally more than it should …

“I tolerate you”

6 The Valentine Card that makes one wonder …

The picture on the card shows a funny little blob, melting hearts and then the wording …

“I’d love you even if you were so ugly that everyone died.”

7 The worst ever Valentine Card mistake

Ok, this wording is good enough:

“You are the only one for me

You have my heart

With you I want to be”

This card would have been fine, if it was not given to the wrong girl. The names on the card and the envelope were different …

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10 Valentine Gift ideas for him

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10 Valentines gift ideas for your kind of man

Girls, if you need a little help with a Valentines gift for your man, look no further. The type of personality he has, will lead you to buying what he would really love to get on Valentine’s day. So, browse through the list of types of men until you find one that suits your guy.

1 The Fitness Fanatic

Your guy is superfit and watches his diet. He spends a lot of time in the gym, on his bicycle, jogging, or doing something sporty. You have a hard time keeping up with him, but when you do catch up, he’s energetic and full of fun. Valentine Gift ideas: A subscription to his favorite fitness magazine, gym gear or software that monitors his training or a his&hers massage with you.

2 The Adventurer

He loves the outdoors, going places in his SUV and doing manly stuff. He has a heart of gold, even though he always carries his Swiss Army Knife with him. He would appreciate any of the following Valentine Gift ideas: New pair of hiking boots, a new inflatable (double bed size) mattress, a weekend away in the bush with you.

3 The Car Fanatic

He loves cars and treats his “baby” like a queen. Your guy will easily score full marks on any Formula 1 quiz. You can get him a subscription to CARS Magazine, a book on F1 and all his heroes, a designer cleaning kit for his car with new age polish, cloth wipes and the latest lotion for his windscreen.  Actually, anything to do with his car will be a great gift.

4 The Perfect Professional

He is serious about his career, the work he does and he is constantly striving for more and better. Get him a good whisky, a special pen or, once again, a little time to relax with you in a spa – his and hers spa treatment.

5 The Sports Fan

If your guy loves sport, he may drive you a little bit crazy with having all his loud pals over when there’s a big game. Get him tickets to a big game or a weekend away (with internet sports coverage).

6 The DIY Man

This Do-It-Yourself man is not happy when he’s not fixing something. In his own way, eh … which is not always the correct way. He’s forever drilling, hammering, painting, laying bricks and hanging doors. Get him  the latest in DIY stuff or take him away to a really remote place … with no tools or electricity.

7 The Gadget Guy

Your gadget man loves things that do beep, blinking lights and that tells him everything he may want to know at the press of a button. The answer is easy – give him the latest gadget or take him away from it all and WOW him with a weekend on a secluded beach.

8 The Intellectual

He loves reading, doing research on the internet, finding answers to a never ending supply of questions and playing chess. He likes stimulating conversations and art films. He will appreciate two tickets to a theatre production, a book on any topic he finds interesting or a CD of his favorite artist.

9 The Braai Master

Ok, this guy really, really loves to braai. He listens to Bok van Blerk, watches action movies and loves his beer. You have to force him to eat salads or vegetables. He lives for weekends and is happy when surrounded by family and friends. He’ll be happy with the latest gadgets for his Weber, a weekend away with you where there are no stoves or a nice CD he can listen to when he braais.

10 The Sensitive Soul

This guy may be into the arts – anything from fine art, photography, writing, singing or drama. He may also be into spiritualism or hug trees. He will like a subscription to his favorite magazine, a set of mood CD’s or a his & her spa treatment.

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The BEST EVER Valentine Proposal

The BEST EVER  idea for a (wedding) Valentine Proposal

This is a special suggestion for the guys that want to pop the big question on Valentine’s Day. If you want to really WOW the woman of your dreams, try something like this …

How to pull off a similar wedding Valentine proposal

First of all, you have to get all your friends and family members involved. Then you have to decide on a romantic song and organize at least one rehearsal where all involved can practice their steps, choreography and whatever else is involved.

The biggest problem will be to keep it a secret from your girl, so threaten them or do whatever you have to – but don’t let anybody involved in the proposed  event say one word about your Valentine proposal idea.

The day of your Valentine Proposal

You can give her something small earlier, just to keep her from wondering whether you’ve forgotten about her on Valentine’s day or not. A good idea will be to tell her that you have a little surprise for her … later.

That will explain any weird behavior on your side, especially if you’re on your phone most of the time. Another good idea is to get a friend to be in charge of the actual organizing and stuff on the big day.

Then, you go and pick her up and … let the games begin!

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Best of luck with your Valentine Proposal!

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10 great Valentines gifts ideas

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10 Valentines gifts ideas for your kind of woman

Ok guys, this is a sure way to help you choose the perfect Valentines gift for the woman in your life. Sort through the list below and pick the title that resembles the love of your life. You’ll find some great gift ideas that will show her that you care, know what she’s about and that will definitely earn you some brownie points.

1 Valentines gifts: The FAB Fitness Fanatic
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Heart Rate Monitor

Your woman loves sports and stays fit. Good gift ideas: Designer gym wear, a state-of-the-art juice extractor, gym membership for a year, a subscription to her favorite fitness mag or a Heart Rate Monitor watch that shows how many calories she burns.

2 Valentines gifts: The Cute Coffee Lover
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Designer Coffee Maker

This woman loves coffee, rich fragrances and will love any of the following: Gift box of her favorite coffee flavors and coffee flavoured chocolates, fashionable coffee grinder, a Full-Throttle Coffee Machine or a set of Bodums.

3 Valentines gifts: The Gorgeous Glamour Girl
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Luxury Spa Treatment

If your woman loves glitz & glamour, you will be in the pound seats if you give her a subscription to her choice glam magazine, a spa booking for a massage and treats or take her out to a glamorous restaurant and really treat her.

4 Valentines gifts: The Wily Wine Lover
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Special Vintage

If your girl is a wine connoisseur, the following gifts will make her appreciate you all the more: a Glass Wine Porer/Decanter, a Gift basket with her favorite wines, saltines, cheese and dark chocolate. Another option is to take her on a romantic picnic or buy her an exquisite set of wine glasses.

5 Valentines gifts: The Glorious Golfer
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Get into the swing of things!

Your golfer girl loves the outdoors and has a swing that puts you to shame. Get her a bunch of flowers and the golf club she’s been hinting for, pay her club fees for a year, a subscription to her golfing mag, a new bag for her clubs or a golf gift pack for girls.

6 Valentines gifts: The Piquant Photographer
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The Photo fundi

She loves taking photos and her camera goes wherever she goes. A good choice will be the lens that she has been talking about, a subscription to her favorite photography mag or the latest photo editing software.

7 Valentines gifts: The ZEN Woman
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ZEN

This woman is grounded, close to nature and likes to keep things uncomplicated and uncluttered. Ideal gifts include: a complete bamboo sushi kit, a yoga mat and set of CD’s, a selection of candles, incense and burners, a gift box of oriental tea or a miniature zen garden.

8 Valentines gifts: The Perfect Professional
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The Professional

She is a working professional and always on the go. She will love any of the following gifts: An E-Reader, a fabulous handbag or briefcase, the latest software she needs, a subscription to her favorite business mag or a florist voucher that supplies fresh flowers to her office for a year.

9 Valentines gifts: The Avid Artist
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The Artist

She loves painting and is always looking for new brushes, paint and canvases. Treat her to a set of Bamboo Paint Brushes in different sizes, a selection of tubes of her favorite paint or a gift box with canvases, paint and brushes.

10 Valentines gifts: The Biker Babe
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Biker Babe

Your biker girl loves the open road and her leathers. Speed is her middle name. Treat her to a pair of new leather biking gloves, a GPS to fit to her bike, a subscription to her biker mag or a great new helmet.

Valentines Gifts every woman will like are jewellery (not costume jewellery), a designer handbag, a subscription to her favorite woman’s magazine and a lovely night out.

Happy Valentine’s Day!