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.
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.
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!
But just because you aren't comfortable manscaping him (…yet), doesn't mean you have to get him something lame for Valentine's Day. It's also a subtle way to clear out his souvenir shot glass cabinet for some whiskey and bitters. And each of the above has its perks: At a concert, you can dance like maniacs together and bond over your sweet, sweet dance moves. There's a reason tha hardcover books make great gifts, and no, that reason is not "they look soooo good on my built-in bookshelf." They can provide you with amazing, smart, interesting, provocative conversation. Bottom line: Reading is sexy, and always will be.12. OK, maybe nobody says that, but a quirky mug that can give a coffee drinker a chuckle in the morning is a pretty good (and not crazy-expensive) gift.
DO: Make him a cool winter Spotify playlist with songs you’re digging right now, and an i Tunes gift card.