It’s hard for an early relationship to recover from that, so don’t blow this, dude.The magical key to gifting success is to go super-sweet, but super-expensive. Hint at the gift before she opens it Now, onto that gift. “Think about something she has talked about that is special, something that has come up in conversation, like her favorite candy from her childhood, favorite board game or book,” says Casey. ), take her to a lecture or book reading of her favorite author, take her to an art exhibit or gallery or concert.This running list makes a much easier task of filling each of Hannukah’s eight nights (be thankful Jesus only gave you one).For a guy, this list might include books, gadgets, movies, or even snacks.The situation: you’ve started a new relationship in the past couple of weeks / months, and you know that Christmas is coming. Let’s discuss: This is the first thing that you’ll consider. Some might argue yes, depending on how close you’ve grown or how many dates you’ve had, some might say no. What if she gets you a nice, thoughtful gift and you have nothing for her?What if you get her something a little Fortunately you have a pretty easy one going in, because women love presents.
It’s a delicate balancing act: if you spend too much, too early in the relationship, you risk coming off as though you’re starting to get clingy and desperate.But want to know the only thought worse than you giving us a gift? Yes, even if we insist you don’t need to get us anything for Christmas, you do.(Stick with me here.) If you don’t, we’re going to assume you’re on the fence about us, or just don’t care that much.Start taking notice of his interests and desires during conversation.When my girlfriend talks about a knick knack she’d love to own, food she adores, or her interest in a style of art or type of flower, I always jot it down.The key is to keep it light: just as you’d be creeped out by a guy who buys you an expensive ring three weeks in, he’ll be made just as uncomfortable (if not more) by a gift of matching “his and hers” bath towels for his apartment. For a relationship less than a month old, I recommend keeping your budget under .