Find her suggestions for tackling the gift-giving season ahead in the slideshow below.
Or something ordinary to send the message I’m not moving too fast?” Here are four tips that will help you hit the sweet spot when buying a gift for someone new in your life: 1. Honestly now, who doesn’t want to get a present at Christmas? The best romantic gifts—even when the relationship is brand new—are ones that keep pointing to you long after the wrapping paper has been tossed.If you go, treat it as you would the birthday of a friend you very much like: bring a card, buy them drinks, etc.Be sure to mingle with people, and don't expect to spend the whole night by the birthday person's side.It can feel like an especially important time to get the right gift.
But there's no reason to worry; just relax, think a little bit and ask a few questions, and you will be able to come up with a great gift for him. You know what he likes to do, what kinds of movies he likes, what music he listens to.Take him to a museum exhibition he has been wanting to see. You can be the one to really introduce him to a new interest. Or take him to an event focused on his suspected interest.Remember, guys don't want to look foolish, so you'll have be discreet.At the best of times, gift-giving can be a strange and stressful mixture of obligation and a genuine desire to show appreciation for the relationship.It’s hard enough to get it right with people you know well—close friends and family.If he asks him why you bought it for him, or why you brought him to the new place, tell him you had a feeling he'd like it.