It's a day of Love. A day for that special someone in your life. It's also a day that we have developed a love affair for spending. Check out Valentine's Day by the numbers.

Valentine’s Day is the third largest consumer holiday in the United States by amount spent. The $19.7 billion that we shell out in Cupid’s name each year comes in just behind the $21.2 billion spent on Mother’s Day, and, of course, the $630.5 billion we spend on the grand daddy of all holidays, Christmas.

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With that in mind, and to help you embrace that loving feeling, the folks at have done an analysis of the day. After you see some of the statistics in this top ten, you'll probably feel like you got shot thru the heart by cupids arrow.

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