And not just “any someone,” but a person you think might turn out to be the romantic partner you’ve been looking for?The key word here is “might.” After only a few promising dates, it is still too soon to tell.” 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.Even as adults we can’t help but feel that delicious anticipation when handed a package with our name on it. On the other hand, what you give really is important. Example: A sampling of chocolates from places you’ve visited around the world; a copy of your favorite book, with a note about why it’s meaningful to you; a special meal you prepare from scratch.You want to get him something nice but not too nice. You just started dating him so I wouldn't embarrass him with an expensive gift - what if he only had an inexpensive gift for you? How about tickets for the two of you to go to a Christmas concert with dinner beforehand?
The truth is, a guy doesn't expect or want much during this phase. What to get him: Your best bet is to give him a gift that can be consumed.
” I ask in my best Being-Home-for-Thanksgiving-brings-out-my-thirteen-year-old-self tone.“Well, no.” She pauses.
“It’s just that you keep making that keening sound.”“I just don’t think I can do it.”“Why the hell not?
Suddenly you have a whole new set of things to consider as you shop, beginning with: “Should I give a gift at all? Should I give something special, to show my growing feelings?
Or something ordinary to send the message I’m not moving too fast?