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Receiving Flowers at Work

Fun or Embarrassing? Valentine's Day Flowers at the Office

We're divided at Sugar. Some women say it's exciting and romantic to receive a bouquet of flowers at work. Yet others — while they recognize it's a nice gesture — turn red from all the attention it attracts.

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Daisy-Duke Daisy-Duke 6 years
I think it's great! Who wouldn't want something pretty to look at on their desk?
PrincessLtrain PrincessLtrain 6 years
I don't understand why it's embarrassing at all! I think it's a lovely gesture, even if it's other people receiving them.
Isista Isista 6 years
I think I just don't get embarrassed easily :) I find this totally cute, but more so any day of the year. Not just on Valentine's Day. And I don't mind answering questions about my love life; if they get too personal or weird, then I deflect the question.
Yogaforlife Yogaforlife 6 years
I love it. My hubby randomly sends flowers to work throughout the year - often hand delivering them himself. My male coworkers warn me to never let their wives know because then they'll seem inconsiderate for not doing it too. I love it best when I'm having a really shitty day and I get a big vase of gerbera daisies - they always cheer me up!
Yogaforlife Yogaforlife 6 years
I love it. My hubby randomly sends flowers to work throughout the year - often hand delivering them himself. My male coworkers warn me to never let their wives know because then they'll seem inconsiderate for not doing it too.I love it best when I'm having a really shitty day and I get a big vase of gerbera daisies - they always cheer me up!
rach716 rach716 6 years
hate hate hate!! i work with ALL men so that would be extremely embarrassing for me....
skigurl skigurl 6 years
i love it!
skigurl skigurl 6 years
i love it!
kate4g kate4g 6 years
I don't like the day anyway!
kate4g kate4g 6 years
I don't like the day anyway!
sarasonne sarasonne 6 years
Can I vote both? I'll take a little embarrassment for some flowers! Heck yes
fashionplate525 fashionplate525 6 years
I think they are sweet-especially when it is unexpected!
janneth janneth 6 years
Any time, any place.
janneth janneth 6 years
Any time, any place.
runningesq runningesq 6 years
I think it's sweet ! Plus, it's nicer for me to have them at the office than at home, since I can enjoy them more at work :)
runningesq runningesq 6 years
I think it's sweet !Plus, it's nicer for me to have them at the office than at home, since I can enjoy them more at work :)
lauraxtc lauraxtc 6 years
I love Flowers. I like to show them off. :)
HoneyBrown1976 HoneyBrown1976 6 years
I love it. But, it can get awkward around unattached women or women with slacking husbands or boyfriends. I deal with it yearly.
snarkypants snarkypants 6 years
flowers any other day of the year = romanticflowers on valentines day = gag
snarkypants snarkypants 6 years
flowers any other day of the year = romantic flowers on valentines day = gag
opentypeA opentypeA 6 years
My ex-boyfriend did this while we were dating. It was kind of awkward. I wonder sometimes if guys do it so then you HAVE to answer questions about your dating life, kind of like an ego booster for the guy. :-/
jenni5 jenni5 6 years
I was a little embarassed the 1 time my hubby did send them but they were very big and I really don't love attention on me! But it was a sweet gesture.
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