Love is in the air.
Valentine's Day is a time to celebrate love and romance with your special someone with gifts and grand gestures of appreciation.
Opinions and polls, however, suggest that many of us are disenchanted with the red and pink clad holiday for one reason or another.
Regardless of where you fall on the spectrum, Patheos writers offer something for everyone—from history lessons, to gift recommendations, celebration ideas and love advice to enrich your relationship throughout the year.
Recent Perspectives on Valentine's Day
Here are some of the best quotes and poems from the famed 13th-century Sufi mystic, Rumi—the founder of the order of whirling dervishes.
Can you look beautiful during treatment? Yes you can!
How is it that we can become so adversarial with the very ones we love with all our hearts?
Don't buy your husband flowers or chocolates. He doesn't need more Old Spice or another tie. If you want to make his day this Valentine's Day, give him...
Is Valentine's Day an old pagan celebration? The celebration of a Catholic Saint? What if I told you it was neither?
So unfortunately this year Valentine's Day falls on a Sunday.
After Imbolc tides shift just past 15 degrees Aquarius and begin to wane onward towards Ostara, it is a GREAT time to celebrate romance and love of all flavors.
George G. Coe
Valentine's Day is coming and much of Rumi's popular poetry is about love.
How to find love, what to do once you have found it, and what role God can and should play in your relationship: an interview with Monica Gabriel, relationships editor for Verily magazine.
Getting in some massage practice ahead of Valentine's Day with these awesome tutorial videos.
For 14 years, my poor husband has been wondering why, on every Feb. 14, I would say I wasn’t mad at him while I clearly was.
I love other men in a "I am wildly attracted to this person and must know more immediately" kinda way. Women too, for that matter.
Hard on the heels of Valentine's Day is the ancient Roman festival of Lupercalia. The wolf is central to Lupercalia, a figure that permeates Paganism and many choose as a totem animal or symbol of their path.
Like the bum tooth that your tongue keeps finding, no matter how much you try to ignore it, sexual desires become even more pronounced when you're single. Here's how to cope.
What is it that God desires and commands of men and husbands?
The Song of Songs is love poetry, centered on celebrating the beauty of love between man and woman.
We often forget there is a relic below the altar in each and every Catholic church around the world. The skull of St. Valentine resides in a glass case in a Roman basilica.
Did she really just tell that customer that she loves her? This blatant profession of love in the midst of public enterprise made me cringe.
Jennifer D. Crumpton
To each her own when it comes to sexual preferences and pursuit of self-knowledge within mutually agreed upon experiences.
These timeless love lessons can help you become a better spouse, a better friend, a better parent, and a better person.