This throw blanket and pillow set makes an ideal gift, since winter's just about here and it's the perfect reason to cuddle.
Don’t drop a load of cash or organise a posh dinner out.
The risk that they won’t get you anything in return and you’ll look really keen is too damn high. Pretending it’s not happening makes you seem cagey.
People cannot have enough phone chargers — they may misplace them or prefer to have multiple ones for different locations (like work, home, etc.).
Not only are these chargers fun, but it probably won't be easy to lose them either.
So don’t freak out and read into their lack of romantic gestures as a sign that they secretly hate you. Judge the relationship based on how it’s been going on all the days leading up to V Day, not just on their behaviour on the one day society tells you has to be romantic. Hey, you know the easiest way to suss out WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON on Valentine’s Day? Open up the conversation in a chilled out, casual way. ’ Charly Lester says: ‘If you’ve only been together for a few months, it’s worth discussing it with the other person.
Don’t be the person that studiously pretends that they had no idea Valentine’s Day was happening. If you’ve decided not to celebrate with gifts and cards (whether because you haven’t been dating for that long or you just can’t be bothered), at least send a text mentioning the day. Something along the lines of ‘Valentine’s Day is coming up…
‘But if you’re taking it slow and seeing how things go, then you might want to give a light-hearted nod towards Valentine’s Day – a jokingly cheesy card or a chocolate heart.’ Essentially, if you and the person you’re dating have been super mushy and romantic from the get-go, you’ll probably want to do something for Valentine’s Day.
If you’ve been keeping it casual, haven’t said the L word, and haven’t organised any romantic gestures, it’d be a bit weird to suddenly make a huge effort for Valentine’s Day.
You just started dating him so I wouldn't embarrass him with an expensive gift - what if he only had an inexpensive gift for you? How about tickets for the two of you to go to a Christmas concert with dinner beforehand?