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What would I give my boyfriend for Christmas if we have only been dating for 1 month?
By Dora from Los Angeles, CA
Make him a friendship bracelet and make an identical one for yourself. It shows a small concern for commitment but nothing too serious. If you aren't sure what a friendship bracelet is PM me.
Since you've only been dating a month, I'd keep it simple. Some cookies or candy homemade or store bought and a card sounds like plenty. It isn't so much that he would be feel bad either if he doesn't have something for you.
Make him some kind of homemade goodies, as others have suggested. You could also buy him a piano and/or camera Christmas ornament and create and attach a tag to the ornament with some type of sentimental message. He will then have one or two keepsake ornaments that will always remind him of you. This would be special and meaningful. (P.S. I recently saw a baby grand piano ornament on ebay for about $6.00). Hope this helps. Good luck!
I have a boyfriend and we were the couple that are best friends and it just led to a relationship. So we've hung out a lot and it's a good relationship, but our 1 month anniversary is coming up and his best friend told me my boyfriend was giving me a gift. I have absolutely no idea what to get him!
He likes old rock like AC/DC, but he already has their CD. I know he likes Michigan State football, and I know some of his favorite candy. I was thinking of giving him a picture frame that hold like 8 pictures and I can fill them with pics of me and him and some of his friends and stuff, but I don't know. I just need ideas. We're both 13, but we're both really mature about our relationship for our age.
Personally, I don't think that one month is an anniversary. I think that it would be best NOT to give a gift. If he gives you something, you should thank him graciously. If you then wish to do something in return, you could bake him cookies or something like that. Excessive gift giving when you are so young (or at the beginning of any friendship/relationship) is not a good idea.
I have been relationship for 3 weeks now and Christmas and his birthday are coming up. What can I get him or do for him? I don't know him that well. Please help.
By Abby from Zambia
Do you know music or movies he likes? You can always get him a CD or DVD he will enjoy. It is a thoughtful gift that would not be viewed as being mushy or too sentimental early in a relationship.
Is he interested in hunting, fishing, have a favorite ball team, play computer games, into cars? Ask him questions about his likes. Listen as his interest peaks on a subject and ask more questions like what he might need for that interest that he doesn't already have if his conversation doesn't voluntarily state it without you having to ask.
You are in a good position to get to know about someone better, so ask away.
Whatever you decide on, make it something that says you are paying attention to who and what he is into. Music is always a good one to give. Find out his favorite and give that or something similar. A new movie that is just coming out is nice for the two of you to share together.
3 weeks? Give him a card!
What do I get my skater boyfriend? He's into skateboards and art. I already got him a penny board that he always wanted, but I also want to buy him something else. We have been together for like 3 months and it's going good.
It would help if you would provide your boyfriend's and your ages, year in school, type of art he likes, etc.
Some kind of art supplies sounds good to me. I'm assuming he likes to create art, not just look at it? Something like a sketch book and charcoal pencils or whatever medium he likes to use. Maybe pay attention to whether he likes muted colors or bright and bold. Good luck!
I agree on the art supplies, especially ones that are good quality, and not from the dollar store. People who like to draw often don't buy themselves quality materials when they are young. I also suggest a nice sketchbook, perhaps one with a hard cover, and a set of drawing pencils in various hardnesses, say from 6B, 3 B, 2B, HB, 2H, 4H, or perhaps some drawing pens. The best place to get these materials is an actual art store, but a big box store such a Michaels will have them as well.
We have only been dating a few weeks, I have no clue what to get him! He is not into sports or anything. I need help!
How about buying him a perfume or a watch?
New as in just a few weeks into the relationship. This is where an iTunes gift card would be thoughtful gift but wouldn't scare him off by being too expensive or too romantic.
If he doesn't listen to music (I'm be gobsmacked, ALL guys listen to music!), a gift card for books or a video game download might be something to tuck into a birthday card (which also is probably best not too romantic either).
Lol, I may be in my mid-fifties but as the mum of a 30 year old guy I know too expensive and too romantic scares guys in the first six months of a new relationship.
All guys like to eat, I'd probably give a gift card to some restaurant or bake him something special. I don't know very many people that would turn down a box of chocolates or fudge.
A guy I dated once, pawned the pair of jeans, Western shirt, belt & belt buckle I gave him for his birthday to buy whiskey. Said he'd have rather had the booze. I never knew clothes could be pawned. This really burnt me on buying guys clothes, from them on.
I starting dating my boyfriend about a week ago. His 18th birthday is on the 20th of this month and I don't really know what to get for him. I am thinking about making him dinner, but I'm not sure what to make. Any gift ideas and easy recipes for a 17 year old girl?
By Emily from NC
Being that you have been dating for only a short time I wouldn't go to any great lengths for a present. Making Him dinner is more than you would need to do but would be a good present none the less. For that matter I wouldn't even bother with trying to make him something he may not like (since you don't know Him very well). Offer to take Him out to dinner. Go to a buffet, maybe chinese or Golden Corral. Can't miss with finding anything to eat at those locations unless He is a Vegan.
You could make spaghetti and a salad and cake. Then give him a bag of Hershey kisses and tell him you wanted to give him some kisses. Perhaps a couple homemade certificates for homework help or going for a walk or washing his car, etc.
Keep it simple and not too serious.
Yes, by all means feed him, but make sure it is something he can really pig out on. Guys like that. Do you you know what kind of food he eats? Does he eat lots of veggies, is he a meat and potatoes type, or both? If he likes spicy food, I have a really great recipe for honey hot wings...
Hot Honey Wings
1 cup honey
1 cup hot sauce- I use Franks
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper (add more if you can stand it)
salt and ground black pepper to taste
1 teaspoon chili powder
2 pounds of washed chicken wings (dry with paper towel before putting them in the zip lock bag)
1. Mix first 5 ingredients together in a medium size bowl.
2. Put washed chicken wings in a zip lock bag, pour mixture in and close bag, letting out as much air as possible.
3. Put in fridge to marinate over night.
4. When ready to prepare, preheat oven to 350 degrees.
5. Dump the whole thing in a baking dish large enough to accommodate, and let it cook for about 40 minutes, turning the pieces a few times. Arrange on a nice platter. (Add sprigs of parsley at the edges, randomly spaced if you want it to look nice.) You can serve it with sour cream on the side, or maybe someone else has other ideas. My 18 year old grand-daughter loves this recipe She serves it to all her friends and they can't get enough of it. Also, you should provide a damp bar towel on a sandwich plate. This is very messy and fun to eat.
I got this recipe years ago out of a newspaper and tweaked it over the years. Butter was one of the ingredients, but I don't use it because it negates most of the heat.
I have been dating my boyfriend for four months now, and his birthday is on November 13th. He is turning 17 this year and I want to either get him something or make him something, any ideas?
By Alexis M.
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My boyfriend and I have been dating for a month and his 18th birthday is next week. He won't tell me anything he wants, other than he wants it to be a surprise. I don't want to do anything too romantic, but something unique. Please help!
By Izzy Jo
Make him a cd of cool songs, maybe cook dinner for him and a special birthday cake made by you. And if you know of anything he loves (like his car maybe) a car wash gift certificate from you! (09/10/2010)
How about a completely home cooked dinner of food he likes, a DVD he will enjoy and movie style snacks like popcorn and theatre sized boxes of candy to choose from. (09/10/2010)
Thanks those are great ideas. Probably gonna do a mixture of both having a car wash certificate and a home movie theater night. my cooking is awful so I'll avoid those ideas. thanks guys! :) (09/11/2010)
By Izzy Jo