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February 13, 2015 12:51 PM EST
Barker is the author of Barking Up The Wrong Tree
  • Afraid of how much Valentine’s Day is going to cost you? Relax. Giving really is better than receiving and studies show money CAN buy happiness.
  • Did you receive a lousy gift for Valentine’s Day? Here are pro tips on how to act like you’re not horribly disappointed. And frankly, getting women lousy gifts on V Day might be a smart idea.

This piece originally appeared on Barking Up the Wrong Tree.

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