Love it or hate it, Valentine's Day is coming up. Standard gifts are candy, chocolate, or jewelry, but I wanna hear about the worst thing you ever received.

#1

I got jersey. heart-shaped box filled with--not chocolates--but beef jerkey.

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Shakira Wheelden
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1 month ago (edited) Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

my mom got me mha hello kitty clothes, i hate anime but i like hello kitty. i ended up refusing to ware it

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#2

A card, a teddy bear and chocolates that was bought with my money that he stole from my cash stash.

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#3

Nothing, at least from my partner. He "doesn't believe in" Valentine's Day, so it's a big fat zero at our house.

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TheBadHalfofHel
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1 month ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Same situation. My SO refuses to do 'Hallmark Holidays.'

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#4

I once gave my wife an inexpensive ring that had a small pearl mounted in a simple setting. She looked at it like I’d mounted a cat turd on a pop-top.

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#5

An eraser. Don't ask.

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#6

When I was in my 20's, my boyfriend gave me 'gold' hoop earrings that he said cost his whole paycheck. After 24 hours of wearing them, my earlobes were green.
Nice

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Neb Skram
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1 month ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

maybe he got ripped off and spent his whole check on them or maybe he's now an ex boyfriend? lol

#7

honestly I don't see that the big fuss is about so I'm just going to spread a little positivity—I got my boyfriend and I a pair of inexpensive promise rings since we're long distance ☺️ even though they were $20, we both love them because it's the thought that mattered the most

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#8

The first, and only time I got a Valentine's Day Gift. I got chocolate (from an anonymous person), and a prank text message from someone saying they were interested in me when I was in my senior year of high school.

Not a number I recognized, and they didn't identify who they were, and more importantly how they got my phone number. When they didn't tell me, and I said that I would block their number if they didn't answer my questions, they then revealed themselves as someone who used to be a friend.

Let's just say that she's no longer my friend after that joke.

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#9

my boyfriend and i lived n a not so great apartment. it wasn’t uncommon to have someone mess w ur car. after having my gas tank drained my boyfriend gave me a locking gas cap for valentines. it went well w the jumper cables my dad gave me for my bday.

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Lyoness
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1 month ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Practical at least, right? If it makes you feel any better I got a toaster oven/air fryer for Christmas.

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#10

Valentine’s Day itself. That’s the worst gift. I don’t see the point. Why celebrate love one time of the year when you can celebrate it every day? It would make more sense and those heart candies are a pain to chew. Plus the decorations are kinda cringey. Valentines are basically half baked thank you cards.

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#11

The worst Valentines Day gift I ever got was three almost dead carnations in a bud vase. I was doing laundry and found a receipt that indicated he had also bought roses at the same time. So, that's how I found out my now ex-husband was messing around on me.

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#12

Last year my ex gave me chocolate, which wouldn't be bad, except I had just started two weeks of not eating dairy (my doctor thought I might be allergic) and I had told him about this a few days earlier. Thankfully I'm in a better relationship now, and my girlfriend has "subtly" been asking me about my favorite candy for a few months.

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#13

A toaster oven. (How does anyone even think this is romantic?)

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#14

My cat died from Kidney Failure on Valentine’s Day of 2021. He was the best boy used to sneak underneath my bed so when I closed the door he would jump up and lay with me or the rest of the night. My cat was 5. I’m still trying to find joy in Valentine’s Day.

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SheamusFanFrom1987
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1 month ago (edited) Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Sorry to hear that. Know that he is in Feline Heaven right now with all the other cats gone before their time T_T

#15

I caught my ex cheating on me on my last valentine's day -

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#16

I have two answers.

1. Rejection. Arguably the WORST thing that could have happened
2. I called a friend to play and he said he had other plans. RIP me

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#17

I got a box of MELTED CHOCOLATE from my now ex bf and he just gave it to me. And it was also overdue.

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#18

A stop off at a petrol station, a card written in front of me, thrown at me, coupled with flowers from the petrol station. And a quit whining lecture cos 'I have my own problems'. I mean Valentines is a luxury sometimes.

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Community Member
1 month ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

And the worst is that we are still together, two great children and I'm so proud of them. Not married though - no way I will encourage that bugger.

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#19

An empty box. yeahhhh wasn't the best day.

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#20

A customized paperweight from a girl I was semi-seeing (or more like our mutual friends tried to match-make us) back then that had the message 'Don't Call Me Baby' on it (a song from a duo back then for those who know). Didn't help that her name was also the same as the band itself and she also requested the song to be play on radio on Valentine's Day, dedicated especially for me. Looking back, it was kinda funny as I didn't know her that well and only went along to entertain our mutual friends but she sent the message loud and clear. I wish I could say I still have it (it was pretty neatly designed despite the message) but I guess in the midst of moving house, some things might get accidentally broken or shattered. Oh well... XD

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#21

after being together for 10 years and never getting me anything for Valentines day and 2 days after moving out my ex dropped of a valentines day card

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#22

A lizard bite. JK! it didnt even hurt, but a few years ago, something like that, i got dumped by a d******d who liked my bestie. i hate them both now.

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#23

A hacksaw. I have my own tools which I don't allow anyone to touch because I don't want them to go missing. When I asked "Why a hacksaw," my husband responded, "You don't have one." My response, "There's a reason for that." He's still a keeper and this year, we celebrate our 40th anniversary.

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#24

Not the worst, but maybe the best. Every Valentine's Day, a guy at work would give me chocolate covered strawberries and Hershey's Kisses and Hugs. The other girls just got the Kisses. I was SPECIAL!!!!

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#25

I got overlooked. We were in 6th grade and my guy best friend and I kissed for the first time the day before. Rather than buying something for me, he bought the prettiest girl in our class a box of chocolates. Double worse she was my best friend at the time.

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#26

A check for $20, from my husband at the time. Not even in a card.

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#27

Not me, a friend of mine:
Her (now ex) husband gave her a full-length terry cloth robe & a bathroom scale.

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#28

My (then) husband told me he was moving in with his ex wife

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