There’s so much pressure around the holiday that before you know it, you start panicking about what you should be doing. During winter break from college, I talked to this guy from school all the time.I was excited to hang out in person again once we finally got back to school toward the end of January.He said he wanted to be her valentine a few days ago, but never brought it up after that.
Talking About It and Making a Plan Getting a Gift or Card Picking an Event Community Q&A Valentine’s Day for new couples may feel as awkward as a 10-ton gorilla doing ballet, given that your feelings for one another are very new and you're not sure where your relationship is headed.Whether you’ve been on only one date or have been seeing each other for a few weeks, the dreaded red-hearted holiday can make even the most confident dater feel insecure about how to approach the holiday.I felt pretty bad about the whole Valentine’s Day situation, so I felt even more pressure to do his birthday “right.” The thing was that we were still in a “getting to know you” newbie relationship, but I was letting the holidays make me feel like it all had to go into warp speed with grand gestures.Looking back, we probably just should have made a pact to skip Valentine’s Day.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. They're less creepy than a tattoo of his initials less expensive!
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. 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. There's a reason tha hardcover books make great gifts, and no, that reason is not "they look soooo good on my built-in bookshelf." They can provide you with amazing, smart, interesting, provocative conversation. Bottom line: Reading is sexy, and always will be.12. 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.
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