What’s the Point of Flowers?

This trope of gifting flowers to your partner seems rather tired, until it’s not.

Photo by Taisiia Shestopal on Unsplash

When my husband and I were first dating I told him, “You don’t have to get me flowers. They’re pretty pointless, after all.” I didn’t really understand the point of it at the time and I was eager to be a low-maintenance girlfriend (because at the time I was still struggling with my fear of being loved). So he bought me a live…

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Odessa Denby

Odessa Denby

Professional writer and editor, former expat. Conscientious lifestyle and relationships, mental health, and the arts. Instagram: des_the_crafty_fox