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11 Places your man won't be taking you for Valentine's Day

Jillian Denning is a writer, blogger, and teen soap specialist. Her go-to karaoke song is “Heartbreaker” by Mariah Carey. Follow her on her blog at Jillian Lorraine. and on Twitter @jillianlo.

Love fails

When it comes to Valentine's Day, sometimes men and women have different expectations. Women see the day as the romantic highlight of the year and the events of the day a symbol of the greatness of their relationship. Men see it all as… Valentine's Day. Here are 11 places your man is not taking you for Valentine's Day. Prepare to adjust your expectations.

Woman at shoe store with boyfriend

Love fails

When it comes to Valentine's Day, sometimes men and women have different expectations. Women see the day as the romantic highlight of the year and the events of the day a symbol of the greatness of their relationship. Men see it all as… Valentine's Day. Here are 11 places your man is not taking you for Valentine's Day. Prepare to adjust your expectations.

1

Behind the scenes of your favorite restaurant
where a small table for two will be specially set up
and champagne will be waiting.

Valentines day dates that won't happen: Intimate dinner

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2

The Bloomingdale's shoe section,
with the instruction to "go wild."

Valentines day dates that won't happen: Shoe shopping

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3

A romantic river ride where he will release
thousands of love lanterns, Tangled style.

Valentines day dates that won't happen: boat ride

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4

A drive-in movie theater where the two of you can snuggle in a vintage convertible and watch Gone With the Wind.

Valentines day dates that won't happen: Drive in movie date

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5

A Nora Ephron movie marathon.

Valentines day dates that won't happen: Chick flick movie marathon

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6

A quirky bookstore for a modern
Beauty and the Beast moment.

Valentines day dates that won't happen: Beauty and the Beast moment

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7

A dessert tour of your town,
with one savory treat at each location.

Valentines day dates that won't happen: Dessert tour

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8

A photo booth so the two of you can take adorable
photos and show them off on social media.

Valentines day dates that won't happen: Photo booth moment

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9

The place you met, to reveal he's now engraved
the bench you first sat on with your names.

Valentines day dates that won't happen: the place where you first met

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10

The place he fell in love with you.
(Because he probably doesn’t remember.)

Valentines day dates that won't happen: going to place where you fell in love

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11

The top of the Empire State Building, aka the most romantic Valentine's Day spot in the history of ever. It's just not happening. Get it out of your mind.

Valentines day dates that won't happen: Date to top of Empire state building

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Prepare for Denny's, ladies. Prepare for Denny's. It will be OK. You love him, remember?

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