1) That's a lot of pressure for two people on just one day of the year. All that pressure on relationships during Valentine's Day can actually harm relationships, even leading to breakups. A study tracking Facebook breakup statuses found that couples tend to break up more often after Valentine's Day.
2) This does not mean Christians have to celebrate it, but there is nothing wrong with celebrating it. If you are wary about celebrating it because of the celebration of Lupercalia, you can choose to not celebrate. It's a personal decision as to if you want to celebrate Valentine's Day or not.
3) As any other festival day, valentine's day is also a day for celebrating 'love. ' Many taboos have developed among few people in our culture, valentine's day is one of them.
4) This day becomes a nightmare for singles
There is so much peer pressure to have a girlfriend/boyfriend, youngsters fear being branded as “uncool” if not in a relationship. And there is so much pressure to showcase valentine’s day celebration in social media as everyone is doing that. All of these leads to singles getting frustrated or depressed. There are so many suicides that can be linked to the loneliness that gets reinforced on valentine’s day.
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