Valentine’s Day break-ups

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Joel Gallegos, Nelson Cano, and Jorge Salgado

How many people break up on Valentine’s Day?   

According to Today.yougov.com, 18-34-year old’s (12%) is the age where most breakup on valentine’s Day. They also say that more than one-third (35%) say they did so because they didn’t want to have to fake happiness / Romance if they weren’t feeling it. www.wikihow.com said, though it’s best not to linger in a relationship when you know things aren’t going to work out, you may want to break with the person a week or two after the holiday, or even better, break up with her before Valentine’s Day, so he/she can return presents or cancel any plans he/she may have made for the two of you. (In a random survey of 100 Morton East students, 40 students reported that it is a good idea to break up on Valentine’s Day.)  

“Being catholic, this day is to celebrate saint valentine but the mainstream has turned it to giving a gift to someone.” Morton East Mechanic teacher Mark Yunker said.  

Most people see Valentine’s Day as a day where we meet up with our loved ones but sometimes revealing your inner feelings to someone can end up on the worn way.  

 “Valentine’s Day is like the moment of spreading the love but I think sometimes it could be awkward because some people get rejected by their crush,” Senior student Jonathan Zepeda said.  

Others see Valentine’s day as a day to spend time with our family and friends, they believe it is not only about love but about family.  

“No, because Valentine days is not only about love but also about family and friends” Sophomore student Arizbeth Gallegos said.