— One more question. Is it normal, is it accepted that women declare their love to men. Or this is…
Sure… Yeah, it is. That's a good question.
Right now North American society is quite free and open and quite equal. So as far as these cultural habits go, it's pretty equal for men and women. A girl is free to come and declare her love for a boy just as a boy is for a girl; first or second. Traditionally, though, as far as marriage goes, it still is the man who proposes which is different than declaring your love. First, you declare your love, and then if things turn out okay, you can propose marriage. And this is still traditionally done by the man, with a ring in a box - kneeling. And this is still… I haven't heard of any women actually proposing marriage to men. That's still, I think, a border that hasn't been crossed, but maybe it has and I haven't heard about it.
Another interesting fact about Valentine's, just, financial. "The celebrating of Valentine's day ranks #1 in the US in chocolate candy sales. During this holiday - there is a lot of trade going on - annual spending in 2014 for Valentine's holiday was more than 13 Billion dollars. Just on chocolates, flowers and teddy bears and related fuzzy animals. "Consumers spend an average of around $116 on gifts and merchandise to celebrate Valentine's.