Do You Give Shared Valentine's Day Gifts?

Do You Give Shared Gifts For Valentine's Day?

You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t enjoy the romance and surprise of Valentine's Day gift-giving. But maintaining those romantic and unexpected elements can get tricky for couples who share finances. Will splurging on your significant other be a welcome treat, or will it just stress him or her out that you’re depleting the joint account?

I know some couples who solve the dilemma by forgoing the element of surprise and instead treating themselves to an extravagant meal or a home item they’ve both been wanting. But I know others who, combined finances be damned, have secretly had their gifts for each other picked out for months.

What about you? If you share finances with a partner, do you give shared gifts for Valentine’s Day?

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