Then at the office holiday party, you can flirtily ask him which Mario game he liked best (and pretend to care when he tells you).
You consider breaking up with them, just to get out of the whole ordeal—maybe they would take you back in a week, once their birthday has passed? If You've Been Dating, Non-Exclusively, for a Few Weeks At this point, besides the fact that you guys have sex, your relationship isn't so different from that of good friends.
If you go, treat it as you would the birthday of a friend you very much like: bring a card, buy them drinks, etc.
If your date doesn't have plans, you can offer to take him or her out for a birthday drink, but be wary of this.
Valentine’s Day is a very special occasion designed to celebrate love and totally, completely f*** with our heads.
After all, he feels better when she’s there versus when she’s not. She aims to bring him comfort and relief from his painful and tragic life.
What ends up happening is he becomes dependent on her to be his emotional crutch.
" The best case scenario is that they say something like "Oh, probably just doing X with my friends," which makes it clear that you won't be really expected to join in or participate—which is fine.