I honestly don't think of Valentine's Day as intrinsically special because it happens to also be my birthday

If my birthday were any other day, I'd spend it with my sweetheart(s) anyway and get gifts from them and other shit, so Valentine's day just feels redundant

I'm actually kind of annoyed about Valentine's Day because of the "awwww!" and "wow a Valentine's baby" remarks that come up automatically, along with all the vitriol and merchandising I see being directed at today

· SubwayTooter · 6 · 0 · 1

I mean

How would you like it if people hated your birthday because some holiday you don't even acknowledge is shared with it

@Elizafox I can not-like Valentines Day, and absolutely love your birthday, even if they coincide.

@Elizafox You can do what my born-on-the-Fourth-of-July Mother-in-law does and assume it's all hearts and candy and expressions of love that's directed at you.

"Oh, thank you, but I filled up on bon bons on the ride over, but the diamond ring is adorable! Why is your girlfriend looking at me so annoyed?"

@Elizafox you share a birthday with Kauffman, the classic (baroque) composer

@Elizafox shouldn't a valentines baby be more like roughly 9 months after valentine? 🤔

@Elizafox My mother-in-law's birthday coincides with Christmas, which adds that much more stress when having to buy presents .

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