And if you know your partner has a specific interest in coffee, specific snacks, or beauty products, you can always shell out for a subscription box so they'll think of you every time they do their thing.Nothing feels more living-your-adult-ass-life-together than an old-school record player.
OK, maybe nobody says that, but a quirky mug that can give a coffee drinker a chuckle in the morning is a pretty good (and not crazy-expensive) gift.
They're less creepy than a tattoo of his initials less expensive!
Look, when you're really deep in a relationship, sometimes it's a huge turn-on to pay attention when your S. complains about their wallet falling apart or noticing that their current backpack gives them shoulder aches.
Getting them something they know they need but aren't excited to spend money on makes their life a little easier, and what's more loving than that?
Long-distance relationships aren't always easy, but something that goes a long way is mailing each other gifts.
You can write letters based on prompts ("To open when you need a pep talk") or just DIY it without a kit.You're not close enough to plan a trip to Aruba together, nor are you close enough to give him an electric tweezer to take care of his stray hairs. Nothing says, "I'm still getting to know you," like making an extended offer to combine liquors, and nothing says, "we aren't quite at the sweatpants and wine phase in our relationship yet," like making an effort to learn how to make fancy-schmancy cocktails together. And each of the above has its perks: At a concert, you can dance like maniacs together and bond over your sweet, sweet dance moves. It's a hub for PC video games, including new and more unique games. As cool as it is to purchase a ton of movies on your Apple TV, a Fandango gift card lets you go to the movies together. *~* Get a gift card that's not a set amount of money to help him avoid having a few random dollars on his gift card that live in Gift Card Money Purgatory until the end of time. But just because you aren't comfortable manscaping him (…yet), doesn't mean you have to get him something lame for Valentine's Day. It's also a subtle way to clear out his souvenir shot glass cabinet for some whiskey and bitters. At a play, you can connect over how much you appreciate the arts — a little bit of post-show dramatic criticism is basically mental foreplay. OK, so maybe elaborate mixology isn't his — or more importantly, — thing. He probably jots his thoughts down on whatever's handy, like in his phone in a million files in his notes app. Sometimes giving a guy winter gear can look a bit grandma-ish, but grandma can't text, can she? Like, a hardcore, take-no-prisoners, I-forgot-to-eat-because-I-was-gaming gamer? If you're a gamer too, you can join in, and if you're not, he'll appreciate that you're supportive of his hobby. Instead, get a gift card that approximately amounts to seeing a set number of movies together. If you've only ever hung out two or three times (but for like, six-hour stretches and have tons of chemistry), a simple, cheeky card will serve its purpose in lieu of a more concrete gift.It's casual but it lets you write out what you like about spending time with the person.And if you make it past the 60th date, you'll always have this card for your future family scrapbook.