Rindie Eagle, MA, LPCC
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor
From around the web

With Valentines Day approaching, many couples are considering ways to demonstrate their love and affection for each other.  What meaning do you attach to Valentines Day?  What are your expectations?  For me, it’s more about thought and meaning than expensive gifts.  However, the reality is some people truly feel loved by expressions of material love; gifts!  And that’s ok for them, we all have our “thing.”
For those for whom finances are tight, there are many simple and sweet ways you can show your partner you care about them without breaking your piggy bank.  Valentines Day is also an opportunity to get creative.
Here are 8 simple ways to make your partner feel cared for on Valentines Day:

Prepare a stay-at-home picnic surprise complete with blanket on the floor.  Leave a trail of candy hearts leading your honey to the spot.
Buy a package of kid Valentines, like the ones you probably passed out in 1st grade and leave them in secret places to be discovered throughout the day.
Write a love letter to your sweetie – by hand.  This will demonstrate extra effort make and care for them.  Put it in an envelope and stuff it with chocolate hearts in red foil.
Send your mate a loving text at work telling

Originally published at http://loveandlifetoolbox.com