She’s smart and cute and her face smells like bread, and you have a whole ten months until you have to buy her a birthday present.You sail through dates two and three worry-free, but then it’s date four and Christmas is two days away.
(Just don’t get her a poinsettia—they’re mom flowers, they look super cheap, and they’re toxic to pets.) Pick a place near where she lives and offer to meet her at home beforehand, so she doesn’t have to carry those fuckers around all night.
Date 4 Take her to one of those twinkly cozy holiday markets where all you do is eat and jostle people in lederhosenan. ) that will be satisfying to smash when you two break up. Arrange for a sharable food item delivered to her desk.
Obviously, you don’t want to go too big, yet you don’t want to not give anything at all. DO: Get a subscription to a streaming service they don’t have.
The goal: a gift that manages to say “I-like-you-but-we’re-still-getting-to-know-each-other-and-that’s-totally-cool.” It also pays to understand that a small present—something thoughtful, semi-personal, and affordable—is the way to go when you’re dating a brand-new guy. They might have Netflix, but chances are they don’t have Netflix, Hulu HBO Go.
DON’T: Make him a mix of the sappiest love songs of all time, get him front-row seats at a sold-out concert, or buy him $400 wireless Beats by Dre headphones.