Post­ed by Nao­mi Firestone-Teeter

Cut-out book of Valen­tines cir­ca 1940.

David Sax, author of Save the Deli, writes for Tablet mag on romance, love, and marriage:

I don’t have plans for Valentine’s Day this year, and to be hon­est, I’m not like­ly to make any. No gifts, no reser­va­tions, no sur­pris­es. It’s not that I love my fiancé less. My ado­ra­tion of her wit, beau­ty, and charm grow stronger each day. But we’re get­ting mar­ried this May, and when it comes to romance, noth­ing sti­fles it like an engage­ment. Read On.