Good christmas gifts for someone you just started dating
Right in the middle of cuffing season, Christmas is basically an etiquette nightmare for the just-started-dating crowd.
(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.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.If you’re sure a lady is The One and you want to see her again, always default to a lavish gift.Or, use this guide: Date 3 She’s not expecting a gift, but you two have had two greats dates and you’re sure she’s your Tinder dream queen: you want to do something to lock in a third date. Look for a bouquet with some holly or red berries shoved in there.If they’re a whiskey drinker, maybe some ice balls for their next on-the-rocks creation.
Whatever their poison is, there’s surely a way to celebrate it with a creative gift.
We’d rather you didn’t spend any more money on us at the start of the relationship.
Don’t think we aren’t fully aware that you’ve been picking up the dinner check and paying for everything from post-dinner Starbucks to concert tickets—because it’s all up in our heads right now.
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You're not close enough to plan a trip to Aruba together, nor are you close enough to give him an electric tweezer to take care of his stray hairs. Nothing says, "I'm still getting to know you," like making an extended offer to combine liquors, and nothing says, "we aren't quite at the sweatpants and wine phase in our relationship yet," like making an effort to learn how to make fancy-schmancy cocktails together. They're less creepy than a tattoo of his initials less expensive!
(Just don’t get her a poinsettia—they’re mom flowers, they look super cheap, and they’re toxic to pets.) Pick a place near where she lives and offer to meet her at home beforehand, so she doesn’t have to carry those fuckers around all night.