Commercial holidays are exhausting…so essentially that means ALL holidays are exhausting.
Valentine’s day comes with even MORE pressure than most, especially for women, because if you don’t have a cheesy, sweet, sizzling romantic evening with the man of your dreams, it pretty much means you’re a hag, loved by no one. So what do you do if a guy you recently met is considerate enough to send you a flower at work? What if you find out he’s even nicer than you realized and sent flowers to some other friends, as well? You complain about it in a public forum, of course!
I offer you, exhibit A:
Totally coincidentally, something similar happened at work today, and it went down somewhat differently.
For your enjoyment, exhibit B:
Moral of the story: A mere “thank you” would have sufficed.