10 Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts for Your S.O.

I don’t know about you but personally, I love to shower my man with random acts of love on any day of the year, but for Valentine’s Day, the Super Bowl of days to show your partner how much they mean to you, oh I go all out. And being that we’re less than a week away from game day, I thought it would be helpful to put together this Valentine’s Day gift guide with 10 cute ideas for practical gifts to make or gift your significant other, if you’re last minute shopping.

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I Once Dated Future

Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn, better known as rapper, Future

American rapper, Future, whose birth name is Nayvadius Wiburn bursted onto the music scene in the 2010 era with hits like Mask Off and Honest but it’s his personal life topping the headlines sometimes, more than his music on the charts, particularly when it comes to his dating life.

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The Power of a Prayer (How to Pray for a Partner)

(Photo by Image Group LA/ABC via Getty Images) RUSSELL WILSON, CIARA

R & B superstar, Ciara and Russell Wilson have been a constant reminder of #RelationshipGoals on our timelines since they wed in 2016, however, it was a 2019 interview with Angie Martinez that sent the internet into a tizzy around “Ciara’s prayer”. To date, there are books and blogs on the subject matter, including the 2018 devotional by Bradley D. Ramsey, Ciara’s Prayer: The Prayer Ciara Prayed for Russell Wilson.

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Is Valentine’s Day Overrated?

Super Bowl Sunday is rapidly approaching, but February 14 is the Super Bowl for couples and one of the most commercialized “holidays” in the US. Yet, for many Americans, it’s no cause to celebrate. Studies have linked a variety of emotions to individuals around this holiday, from those in relationships who experience anxiety due to their attachment styles to people who over anticipate how they will feel about the day.

Both singles and couples agree that it adds, at least some degree of unnecessary stress, from dinner reservations to pressure to find the perfect gift for your sweetheart. However, there are some who still enjoy and actually celebrate the day. I asked 50 people (single, married and in a relationship) how they planned to observe the occasion and here’s what they had to say.

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Why Do Anxious and Avoidant Attachment Styles Attract?

Two people meet. One person shows interest in pursuing a relationship. The other person gets scared and runs for the hills. You’ve heard that story, right? It’s the classic cat and mouse game of the anxious-avoidant attachment styles of relationships? But of the primary attachment styles science has confirmed, Anxious, Avoidant, Fearful and Secure, why are polar opposites seemingly the most attracted to each other?

To understand the attraction, you must first understand a little bit about the theory of attachment and attachment systems. While there are a host of opinions, the primary concept of Attachment theory sets out to explain how our interactions with people affects our relationships over time & how we respond to intimacy. Most people are familiar with attachment styles, however, most people are unaware of the workings of attachment systems.

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Dear Future Self

This year I decided to write a letter to my future self. I wanted it to serve as a reminder of the hopes and dreams I have for myself this year. As much as I love a good old fashion hand-written letter, I’m more of an email kinda girl, these days, which is why I scheduled my letter to come to me on January 31. Instead of looking towards what ALL I wanted to accomplish over the next 12 months, I thought it was better for me to establish short term goals.

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