25 Most Offensive Vintage Valentines Ads Ever -DesignBump

Valentine’s Day cards todays usually feature loving and caring words which convey your love and feelings to your partner, but in the past their were some very offensive and plain weird Valentine’s Day ads which would more likely offend the person rather than make them feel loved.

About 1 billion Valentine’s Day cards are exchanged each year. This makes it the second largest seasonal card sending time of the year. Seeing these offensive Valentine Day cards from the past reminds us how far we’ve come with how we treat our loved ones!

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The subtext: Whether you like it or not.

“I hate to steal anything but a hug, but gee…I have no respect for women’s boundaries!”

You know she’ll do it too. Just look at those eyes.

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Sexist AND racist…a winning combination!

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Well, that escalated quickly.

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Gonna pretend this is an offer for oral and not a threat.

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Well, will you? WILL YOU?

Intimate partner violence…totes adorbs!

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Double daring/threatening…po-TAY-to/po-TAH-to, amirite?

“You tried to literally barricade yourself from me…but I’ll ignore that fact because I like you!”

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“Happy Valentine’s Day! Here’s a dead puppy!”

Why stop at threatening women when you can threaten their entire country?

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I hate everything about this.

Dude, don’t bring kittens into this.

Yeah, that’s not rapey at all.

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Gahhhh.

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Thanks…?

OK well that’s chilling.

Oh, for fuck’s sake.