Valentine’s Day is both a beautiful and terrible holiday — filled with either heartfelt tokens of affection or weird expectations for those heartfelt tokens. Well, we’ve found a surefire way to avoid most of the general goodwill that’s supposed to come with Valentine’s Day gifts: snarky cards. Etsy sellers have been hard at work crafting cards that waver between “slightly awkward for a love holiday” and “downright rude and likely to end your relationship.” Here, we’ve collected 14 of the most inappropriate. Gift with caution!
Alison Baitz is a freelance fashion and culture writer. When she's not busy chatting about online shopping or rooting out cool new designers, she's interviewing up-and-coming musicians or sampling food for articles and calling it research. She's proud to be a part of the DC-based food zine The Runcible Spoon. Yes, she is on Twitter: @itsmealison.