You want to give a gift that is reflective of how you feel for them without being too extravagant.
When you just start dating a woman, you want her to know that you care.
You share similar interests, have lots of laughs together, you find her attractive, and can even see a potential for a real relationship, although it is far too soon to know that for sure.
But then something awkward happens…Valentine's Day, Christmas or her birthday is just around the corner, and you have no idea what, if anything, you should give her.
The bottom line is that she wakes up to nothing on her birthday and it becomes just another day – which it really shouldn’t be.
If you have just started dating, then it is still important to get her something.
"I kind of shrugged it off as impersonal and the easy way out but then realized he knew how stressed I was as a student and wanted me to have some time to myself to be pampered. " Reference Your Bond Strengthen your bond by getting your significant other something that reminds them of the two of you as a couple, like a favorite shared activity, band, or an inside joke. "The first gift I gave him was a burnt CD with all the songs that reminded me of him or had something to do with our relationship or a time we shared together where the song was playing.
"Look for something that fits his interests but is small, not too expensive, and that you know he might not have.
This could make you look like you are trying to hard, showing off or have feelings that really haven’t had time to develop yet.
And don’t just wander around the stores until some trinket catches your eye. If you’re not sure and you get a chance, do a bit of sleuthing next time you are at her house and take a peek at her book shelf.
They don’t always have a lot of extra money, but she will go ahead and buy him a card (or make him a card) and get him a little gift just to show him that she is thinking about him and cares.
She has even written him a personal letter to let him know she cares. She has phoned me crying on her birthday because even though he said ‘Happy Birthday’ to her, there was no gesture to follow it up.