In honor of the day of the year where we get to shower our significant others with love and affection, we thought it was only right to look into one of the easiest ways to express your love. And what is one of the easiest ways to express your love, well aside from acts of service, words of affirmation or anything else from the Five Love Languages bestseller there is always a gift of chocolates. Because what is better than something sweet and delicious for someone who makes your heart melt, hence we decided to look into the history of chocolate in preparation for Valentine’s Day. Therefore without any further ado, let us delve in and explore some of the fun facts behind one of the world’s most beloved food sources to ever have been discovered.
In a survey undertaken recently, Americans were asked about what they would like to receive from their partners on this day. The most common answer from our Knights in shining armor, well they would like chocolates in a heart shaped box, or luxury chocolates and if all else is sold out then candy hearts. But chocolates in a heart shaped box, seem to have won first prize, well that and the dentist, as he has to apply all of the fillings to their teeth.
More than half of men use their close friends and family to help purchase the right gift for their Valentine. Outrageous I know, well a total of 11% of men go on to make use of their colleagues wisdom on the subject and aid them in planning a night to remember. Finally 10% ask sales assistant or present options to the lady or gentleman at the cashier and a final 7% scour the Internet looking for what other people bought for their partners in order to gather ideas.
Ladies do not think under any circumstances that you alone are thinking about Valentine’s Day because your significant other is as well. It turns out that around 75% of men have acknowledged that they plan well in advance to ensure that their special someone has a magical Valentine’s Day. However, that being said a high percentage of these men did admit to only doing the gift shopping for this a few days before and a couple of them even pushed it to the deadline.
Mommies and Daddies are not the only ones who get to feel the love on this wonderful day; oh no children have been made sure to get in on the attraction. Studies show that more than 39% of all children are enrolled in these extra study hours or bonding sessions with parents available. The number 39% is rather special on this occasion. Children receive a total of 39% of all presents, communications and parcels, while the adults receive a total of 26 years. Husbands receive 6% of the fanfare; children only manage to hold onto 6% piece for the whole
The world is truly an endless game of poker. Not even the dog or family pet gets left out of the hug, be sure to check out and let us know what presents your precious pooch got for Valentine’s Daybecause even other peoples dogs get a 1% of all gift expenditure spent on them. If you’re in love with candy hearts as much as we are then you will be pleased to know that approximately 8 billion hearts are being made this year.
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