Modern Day Dads

Dad’s Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

Valentine’s Day didn’t exactly have a light and loving start, according to the historic record. The current celebration of hearts, flowers, candy, and love originated in the ancient Roman festival of Lupercalia, which involved animal sacrifice, drunk and naked men and women paired with these men by a lottery drawing. The more modern version we know and celebrate began in the fifth century when Christian celebrants clothed the revelers but kept the alcohol and general revelry. Hallmark produced the first Valentine’s Day cards in 1913, and this $27 billion per year industry has never been stronger. Now, check out Dad’s Valentine’s Day Date Ideas:

So, what’s a dad to do on Valentine’s day?

When it’s dad and the family

When dad’s got a date (and the kids come along)

When it’s just the two of you (new to each other or long-time loves)

When dad’s on his own: the solo date

This happens on holidays: the kids go to the other parent’s place or want to be with friends. Most dads want to compromise when it comes to making their kids happy, so you sometimes wind up alone on a holiday. That opens the door to the date for one:

Happy valentine’s day and hopefully one of Dad’s Valentine’s Day Date Ideas makes it even better!

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