Christmas is a very romantic time of year and if you’ve just started dating someone it’s natural to want to give them a small gift as a sign of your growing affection but what to give?
Choosing the right gift early on in a relationship is an important decision and one that needs to be weighed carefully.
You want something that isn’t too personal or too generic; something flashy and expensive could make your date think you’re coming on too strong but a reasonably priced gift that’s wrong for them could make them think you’re not the one for them after all.
Here are some ideas to help you find the right gift for your date.
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.
We've made you a list of exactly what's expected of you, based on length of time dating.
But if they’re a huge fan of Stars Wars, then this lidded mug is a must-have. If you notice that there’s a certain band that they’re obsessed with, or if you know that there’s a quote that they literally live by, then get them a cool shirt!
If he or she mentions their upcoming birthday in passing, you should casually ask: "Fun, how are you planning to celebrate?
" 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.
We all know that getting the right gift for your significant other can be pretty tough. Trying to find the perfect gift for someone that you don’t know very well.
Or rather, for someone that you what they want, you have to be extremely careful to not turn them off or, even worse, creep them out with weirdly inappropriate gifts. But here’s the good news: Even if you don’t know a lot about the person that you started dating, you can still use little clues, like common interests and their favorite habits, to help you figure out which gifts they would absolutely love.