These are some of my favorite facts about the wonderful holiday called Valentine's Day!
Studies have shown similarities between falling in love and obsessive compulsive disorder, using cocaine or eating chocolate
In the Middle Ages, young men and women drew names from a bowl to see who would be their Valentine. They would wear this name pinned onto their sleeves for one week for everyone to see. This was the origin of the expression "to wear your heart on your sleeve”
The heart symbol for love became popular in the 15th century but may date back to the 13th
15 percent of U.S. women send themselves flowers on Valentine's Day - you go girl!
A recent survey reported that two per cent of couples have fallen in love in a supermarket
Ambrose Bierce’s Devil’s Dictionary defined love as, “A temporary insanity curable by marriage”
And my personal favorite:
Research has shown that when a loving couple stare into each other’s eyes for three minutes, their heart rates synchronize
Happy Valentine's Day! xoxo Lady Katherine
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