What Makes a Gift Romantic?

Published 02/07 2014 04:46PM

Updated 02/07 2014 04:50PM

What makes a Valentine's Day gift romantic? Do you have to spend a lot of money?

University of Rochester visiting professor Dr. Marie Joelle Estrada has done research on these issues. She said the key is to give a gift that has personal meaning. It does not have to cost a lot of money. You could even make a nice dinner, but probably not macaroni and cheese!

Dr. Estrada said flowers and candy can be a "cop out." If you're going to buy flowers, find out your significant other's favorite flower first.

Watch our interview with Dr. Estrada on News 8 First at 4 by clicking the video above.

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