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by Abigail Van Buren

Donation To Charity Misses The Mark As A Romantic Gift

DEAR ABBY: As a Valentine surprise, my boyfriend of two years presented me with a donation he had made in my name to his favorite charity. I thought it was impersonal and it hurt my feelings. Am I wrong to think he really doesn't care much for me? -- ROSE-LESS IN NORTH CAROLINA

DEAR ROSE-LESS: Let me put it this way, your boyfriend isn't very good when it comes to gift selection. Many men aren't. But more important than candy or flowers is how he treats you the other 364 days of the year, and that's how you should judge him.

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