In the spirit of not completely ruining your dating chances for the new year, we've compiled a tried and tested guide of presents that won't make either of you feel totally awkward. In the super early stages of dating you don't want him to know you've scrolled through all 137 weeks of his Instagram feed to gauge his personal interests, but you do want to show you've been paying attention somewhat... On the other hand, you don’t want too come off skimpy, handing him a VISA gift card after he’s just gifted you with the shiniest jewelry you’ve ever seen.Page 1 of 2Everyone has been in this situation: You just started dating someone only to find out their birthday is right around the corner. Here you are, with a new relationship and just as you're getting to know the person, their birthday rolls up out of nowhere and leaves you wondering about the gift.As if deciding what to wear on dates isn’t hard enough, now you’re stuck deciding what gift to buy – or even you should get them anything at all – for their birthday. Though years of failed dinner dates and incessant swiping was beginning to turn you into a bit of a skeptic, his undeniable charm and the fact that he’s a genuinely decent human being are proving you otherwise. But while I’m sure you’re basking in the glory of having someone to spoon during these cold winter months, there is one thing I’m sort of thankful I don’t have to deal with that you, my friend, will: Buying him a present. You don’t want to come off too anxious, doling out over-the-top, expensive gifts that, to be honest, you aren’t even sure he wants.In my eyes, the item itself shouldn’t be factored in when measuring how much you truly care about a person.Buy: .95You still aren’t over how much of your third date you spent explaining the entire premise of “Stranger Things.”Since he’s been living under a rock, give him access to the popular streaming service by getting him a Netflix gift card.
You and your guy are likely going to be like two ships passing in the night for most of the holidays apart, and if you aren’t officially a thing, there is the whole who texts or calls first dilemma.After all, the person is not expecting to be blown away…not just yet.There is nothing that spoils being home for the holidays like being separated from your brand-new flame. The Christmas season is a rare opportunity to catch up with your siblings or meet up with old friends from your hometown.This shows you have good taste but won’t make them uncomfortable.Choose something that will not, by any means, put you out financially.