WASHINGTON, February 14, 2017 – Far too many guys wait until the last possible moment to remember it’s Valentine’s Day. Having awakened to the impending reality of a romantic disaster, they tend to rush out and pick up a showy but cheap bouquet for their significant others at the local grocery store.
That evening, as you swashbuckle your way into your shared abode and present that bouquet with a flourish, your recipient will generally be moderately happy you at least remembered.
But, deeply perceptive as always, she has also spotted the telltale signs that these flowers represent a clever but desperate late-inning save.
While flowers—or even that other last-minute fave, the Whitman’s Sampler (a favorite of the calorie unconscious)—can stave off a notable relationship fail and a chilly night on the couch, the truly dashing knight who knows full well what his lady fair truly desires will always be prepared to reveal one final pièce de resistance to seal the deal:
—Hat tip to the writer’s sister for sending along this Facebook video.