Our personalized birthday gifts for him include monogrammed wallets and desk accessories, personalized barware and grilling tools, as well as luggage sets and decor for his den or man cave.Giving gifts to men can be as confusing as multivariable calculus. The ideal gift says, “I care, but I’m not trying to buy your affection.” The gift-giving formula all depends on how well you know him and how long you’ve been dating.Unless you’ve been together for at least four months, taking him out for a romantic dinner on his birthday is going overboard.
– If you’ve been dating a few months and are boyfriend/girlfriend, you could get him tickets to a baseball game, cook him dinner (which has the added benefit of letting him know you’re comfortable in the kitchen), take him out to moderately-priced restaurant, purchase a movie theater gift certificate, or take him to a concert, winery, or museum.
We asked victims of bad kissers at Marie Claire Ask & Answer — , gifts that are "personalized and that show that you are listening to them are the best kind." She suggests you first look to your partner's interests.
"Look for something that fits his interests but is small, not too expensive, and that you know he might not have.
For example if he likes to ride a bicycle but does not have a water bottle on it...a bottle plus a rack to go on the bike." Pay attention to the hints that your significant other leaves you, either consciously or not, about what they wish they had or have been meaning to get for themselves.
Be Sweet, Not Corny In the early stages of dating, hold off on going overboard and declaring your undying love in a gift.