Don’t be hard on the other person if they don’t get it right, it gives them something to strive for next year.As a leading dating and lifestyle mentor and the founder of Datelicious, Karina gets to share what she knows about love, and the best way to find it, every day.DON’T: Get him something completely cliché like a tie if he wears jeans and tees to work, a baseball book if he hates sports, a universal remote for his TV, any sort of grilling apparatus, a box of golf balls, a power drill, a huge bag of “masculine” grooming essentials, or a subscription to the beer of the month club if you’ve never seen him drink beer.
And if you like sports, nothing brings two people closer together quite like cheering in the bleachers in the freezing cold while chugging down overpriced beer.3. OK, so maybe elaborate mixology isn't his — or more importantly, — thing. 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. Society6 has some pretty cheeky mugs, as does Someecards. Give him a cool listening experience with a nice set of headphones, like the Sony ones pictured, which happen to noise-canceling too. Buy him a mortar and pestle so he can become more like his hero, Jamie Oliver.Did he lose his winter gloves at the rink last week? Give a gift that says that you’re interested in getting to know who your date is and what he/she loves, and that you care about the details. If you’re not sure what to get your new significant other for Christmas, why not give him something that will help him get to know you better? Make her a playlist of your favourite songs and include a note about why the songs are so special to you. If you’re an artist, give him a framed sketch or small painting.Maybe you’ve determined that he’s officially your boyfriend, or you’re still delicately dancing around the subject.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.