Lover's Day

(Also known as National Lover's Day)

Lover's Day is observed next on Tuesday, April 23rd, 2024 (56 days from today).

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A day to celebrate your significant other and let them know how much they mean to you, called Lover's Day on April 23rd every year.

History of Lover's Day

Is it possible to have love? There are many days for love. For example: love between people such as Universal Love Day and Valentine's Day, and some are about love for inanimate objects like yarn, garlic and bacon. However, Lover's Day is only for lovers with romance and show their love for each other.

There are some indications that the date dates back to Saint George's Day, also celebrated on April 23, the day that St. George died in 303 C.E. Primarily observed in Europe, it celebrates both love and literature. In the Catalonia region of Spain, where it is known as La Diada de Sant Jordi, it is also commonly known as El Dia de La Rosa, which means Day of the Rose. As that day is also related to literature, it is also known as El Dia del Libre, which means Book Day. The truth is St George's Day and Lover's Day can also be seen as related to World Book and Copyright Day and Talk Like Shakespeare Day.

Some kinds of Love

The ancient Greeks believed that there are seven different types of love that a person can experience in their lifetime. From the physical to the spiritual, these types of love include any kind of love you might feel for your loved one.

Eros: Love of the body.

This type of love is primarily physical. Its name was name of God of love, called the Greek God Eros, who inspires for the modern cupid and often shoots arrows into the hearts of gods and mortals without warning. The Greeks are often afraid of this type of love because it was the most dangerous and unpredictable.

Philia: Love of the Mind

Philia is the most sincere for your friends or loved ones. This pure love is cherished more than Eros. It only occurs between two people having similar ideals and values ​​as well as their mutual respect.

Ludus: Playful love

Going through ludus is considered the beginning stage of love. This is the flirting stage of love that often involves laughter and dancing, which is the most childlike and funniest ones. Most modern loves include love in a long time or often do not pass this stage.

Pragma: Long-lasting love

This is the highest form of love. Pragma is the type of love that lasts for a long time with both-side commitment and compromise. This type of love develops slowly over time and requires two people who have been in love for a long time. It is not about falling in love, it is stood for love with their commitment over the years.

Agape: Love of the Soul

Instead of love another person, this type is for humanity. It is the closest thing a person can get to exercising unconditional love. This is the love that you give without expecting anything in return when you perform acts of charity. Agape allow us to connect with other people from different backgrounds.

Philautia: Self-love

It includes two different types of love. The first is selfishness and narcissism and the second is a healthy love of self. It can be a fine line to define the kind of love you are making but this love is essential in a relationship. We will love each other if both sides fall in love to at first.

Storge: A Child's Love

Storge is the most natural love of parents for their children. Parents are always lover of their children without caring anything, just they are. Best friends can also feel this love for each other. This love requires forgiveness, sacrifices, and makes the recipient feel comfortable and secure.

How to celebrate Lover's Day

Fill your day with love and devotion for your lover:

  • Do something extra special for your partner. The possibilities are innumerable. Let prepare them a gift or their favorite things to make them surprise, or take them to an interesting place they enjoy. Maybe you could make them some cherry cheesecake, take them on a picnic, and then go to the movies. It was the same day with National Cherry Cheesecake Day, National Picnic Day, and Cinema Day.
  • While there's another holiday dedicated to marriage proposals, Lover's Day isn't a bad day to do it.
  • You can also get married today or plan a wedding with your lover.
  • Make love to your lover.
  • If you don't have a lover to share the holiday with today, express your love to someone and see if they are your lover.


Lover's Day has been observed annually on April 23rd.


Saturday, April 23rd, 2022

Sunday, April 23rd, 2023

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2024

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2025

Thursday, April 23rd, 2026

Also on Tuesday, April 23rd, 2024

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