This Is the Most Hated Valentine’s Day Gift, Survey Shows

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, you’re probably on the hunt for a gift or two for your significant other. Sure, there’s the classic chocolate and flowers combo, but who’s to say that’s what your special someone really wants? In a new survey commissioned by jewelry site Angara.com and conducted by OnePoll, 2,000 Americans in relationships were asked which Valentine’s Day gifts they thought were the most cliché, identifying the single worst generic V-day gift you could buy.

While jewelry, roses, and boxes of chocolate are some of the most popular Valentine’s Day gifts, according to the survey’s findings, that doesn’t mean those presents will impress your partner. In fact, quite the opposite. Read on to discover the worst Valentine’s Day gift out there, according to 2,000 Americans, and for more presents to avoid, check out The Most Hated Holiday Gift, Survey Shows.

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A fancy dinner

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Respondents who said they’d be disappointed by it: 10 percent

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A massage

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Respondents who said they’d be disappointed by it: 14 percent

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A serenade

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Respondents who said they’d be disappointed by it: 14 percent

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Scented candles

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Respondents who said they’d be disappointed by it: 14 percent

And for one particular candle to steer clear of, check out If You Have This Candle at Home, Get Rid of It Immediately.

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Underwear

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Respondents who said they’d be disappointed by it: 15 percent

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Perfume

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Respondents who said they’d be disappointed by it: 17 percent

And for more truths about scents, check out The Hidden Thing Men Can Smell on Women, Study Finds.

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Chocolate-covered strawberries

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Respondents who said they’d be disappointed by it: 18 percent

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A love coupon book

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Respondents who said they’d be disappointed by it: 18 percent

And for more gifts to avoid, check out The Most Common Gifts That Are Guaranteed to Backfire.

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Champagne

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Respondents who said they’d be disappointed by it: 19 percent

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Lingerie

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Respondents who said they’d be disappointed by it: 24 percent

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A funny card

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Respondents who said they’d be disappointed by it: 25 percent

And for some inexpensive surprises your partner will love, check out The 15 Best Gifts Under $15.

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A heart-shaped box of chocolates

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Respondents who said they’d be disappointed by it: 22 percent

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Flowers

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Respondents who said they’d be disappointed by it: 28 percent

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Furry handcuffs

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Respondents who said they’d be disappointed by it: 34 percent

And for more on where these are particularly popular, check out This Is the Kinkiest State in America.

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