Likewise, if you hope to celebrate or have certain expectations, be upfront about that, too. When you are still figuring out how you feel about each other, how are you supposed to celebrate a holiday that is all about love and romance? If you are human, leave this field blank. Yes, this Hallmark-approved day is meant to celebrate love and romance, but it's really an occasion meant for a night out on the town. This year, focus on getting to know each other instead of worrying about what to buy or how much to spend. Keep gift giving simple, or skip it altogether Gifts are a fun part of showing someone how much you care about them, but they can also create a lot of anxiety for the giver if you are still getting to know each other.