If Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, then what does that make Valentines Day? It's either loved or hated, that's for sure. Regarded by many as a commercial opportunity for card-makers and florists, you're kind of expected to make an effort on February 14th, whether you want to or not; even if you're single, you're encouraged to tell someone how you feel, even if you have to get a little bit drunk first. Apparently, £622 million was spent by UK men on gifts, nearly double of that by women; doesn't that seem like a lot to you, considering most of us don't see Valentines Day as a particularly important celebration? It's just a flowers and some chocolate kind of a festival. Does it really matter at all? Can you get away with doing nothing? There are plenty of couples that don't exchange presents, after all. Let's dispel some of the myths; here are fifteen things that no one tells you about Valentines Day.