At any rate, it’s a bitch to figure out what’s appropriate and what’s completely insane when it comes to gifts for a new boyfriend.
Obviously, you don’t want to go too big, yet you don’t want to not give anything at all. DO: Get him a subscription to Netflix if he mentioned he’d like to start binge-watching “Narcos.” DON’T: Buy him a shiny new flat-screen to watch it on.
The gift you should buy depends on your boyfriend's taste.
Take a moment to consider what he likes and dislikes.
It's best to reserve those gifts for when you two have been together for a while.
Giving a pricey gift early on can backfire since your boyfriend will feel he has to give you something equally pricey in return. Keep your budget reasonable; say, no more than you would spend on a lunch date.
Here's the conundrum: You just started dating a great guy and you don't want to appear anxious or presumptuous about your relationship by giving him a Christmas gift that's too sentimental, too soon. Keep in mind that your brand new boyfriend is probably wondering the same thing: Should he give you a gift? He doesn't want to buy anything expensive for fear you'll read too much into the new relationship, but he worries if he gives you something small, you'll think he's cheap. I look forward to getting to know you better."Here are 7 simple yet thoughtful and sweet gift ideas: Do you wonder and worry when you're dating a new man?Need help making sure you pass the first-gift test?We asked victims of bad kissers at Marie Claire Ask & Answer — , gifts that are "personalized and that show that you are listening to them are the best kind." She suggests you first look to your partner's interests.Be Sweet, Not Corny In the early stages of dating, hold off on going overboard and declaring your undying love in a gift.Resist the urge to put lots of heart decorations and "I love you" all over something you make," warns .