Where do you even start to select a gift for someone you only recently met?
A bag of gummy worms attached to a new book for the "bookworm", a container made to look like a medicine bottle filled with chocolates (label it vitamin "C") for a chocoholic, or even a jar of Hershey's "hugs" and "kisses".
Charlene from Seattle, WAFor me, it would be either bake something (breads or cookies), wrapped real pretty or buy or acquire tickets to an event that you would both attend together! Stephe Choose something that relates to a hobby or that simply says you care.
But you don't want to show up empty-handed on your upcoming date should he present you with a gift.
Keep in mind that a man is probably wondering the same thing: should he give you a gift? He doesn’t want to buy anything expensive because he doesn’t want you to read too much into the new relationship, but he worries if he gives you something small you'll think he’s cheap.
For example if he likes to ride a bicycle but does not have a water bottle on it...a bottle plus a rack to go on the bike." Pay attention to the hints that your significant other leaves you, either consciously or not, about what they wish they had or have been meaning to get for themselves.
Be Sweet, Not Corny In the early stages of dating, hold off on going overboard and declaring your undying love in a gift.
I want to buy a fun gift that's appropriate and personal, but am on a limited budget.
You don't get a second chance to make a first impression, and neither does the first gift you give a significant other.
He may also be afraid to show up empty-handed should you give him a gift. Don't have expectations of whether or not he will give you a gift. For More dating insight sign up for Nancy's Newsletters.