You’ve finally had the “we’re exclusive” convo (congrats! But if said convo takes place just a month or two before the holidays, the internal struggle to figure out what to gift your new partner ensues.
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.
If he's planning to celebrate with his friends at a restaurant or bar -- and you've only been dating for a few months or less -- don't have to feel obligated to attend.
However, if you do go, be prepared to buy him a drink or two.
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: Buy him a shiny new flat-screen to watch it on.
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Based on inspiring true events, my God, Please Fix Me!You might want to simply treat him to a lunch or dinner.A casual setting is your best bet for this dating stage.Perhaps he doesn't make a big deal about his birthday and just shrugs it off.In this case, you should still acknowledge his special day but keep your birthday wishes low key, suggests the Glamour article, "How to Survive the Birthday of Someone You Just Started Dating." For example, if you're not seeing him on his birthday, you can wish him a happy birthday via a text message or with a phone call. If he indicates that he has no special plans for his birthday, you can offer to celebrate with him by taking him on a birthday date.DO: Make him a cool winter Spotify playlist with songs you’re digging right now, and an i Tunes gift card.