How to Pick the Perfect Gift For Your Boyfriend or Girlfriend

perfect-bf-gfAlthough the major present-giving holidays have passed, it’s never too late to think about how to pick the perfect gift for your boyfriend or girlfriend. This can be especially important to ponder when you have been dating someone for more than a few months but less than a year. You are growing to know each other more closely but are most likely not yet at the level of being able to read each others minds.  Having not yet experienced birthdays and holidays with each other, when the time comes to pick out the perfect gifts, it can feel overwhelming and especially challenging.

First, realize there is no one perfect gift

For tips and suggestions on picking the right present for your partner, read the rest of my piece on the Singles Warehouse:

Does “Home For the Holidays” Mean Yours, Mine or Ours?

I wasn’t sure what the boyfriend was thinking with regard to what we were going to do about celebrating Thanksgiving this year. I have been to some of his family events and was welcomed warmly, yet I wasn’t sure how they were about holidays. Plus, our hometowns are in neighboring states, and I uncertain how things could work logistically.

Navigating the holidays as a couple can make an already stressful time of year even more challenging for a relationship. This may be because it is often the first time family meets your sweetie; is everyone going to get along? But before you even reach that point, you have to make that big decision as couple: At whose place will we be spending the holidays…

Yours, Mine or Ours?

Read my full piece: Navigating the Holidays as a Couple for Singles Warehouse.