Buying A Special Gift

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If you are lucky enough to be loved up, then you will have someone to buy gifts for every Christmas, birthday, and Valentine’s Day. However, this can be a lot easier said than done.  Not only do you want to make sure you buy your partner something they will like but if you are in the early stages of your relationship, you want to be certain you don’t buy too much or alternatively too little. If you are looking for a special gift, here are some suggestions…


A gift to last a lifetime

First and foremost, let’s begin with ‘a gift to last a lifetime’. This is when you want to buy your partner something really special and show them just how much they mean to you. Therefore, this is for those that have been in a relationship for a decent amount of time. Don’t just go for something opulent and extravagant, make sure it’s something that your other half is likely to use. A watch is always an excellent option to go for.  You need to choose a watch that is unique yet timeless at the same time.

Something unique

‘Something unique’ is a present that is going to impress because your partner wouldn’t have expected you to make such a choice. Nevertheless, when thinking outside of the box it is still important to make sure it is something they will like. The best thing to do is select a traditional present and put your own spin on it. For example, instead of going for red roses, why not go for blue roses instead? Or, when purchasing jewelry, you should go for quirky and unique designs. Most men have a habit of selecting the traditional silver necklace with a heart pendant.  When it comes to buying something unique for a man, why not opt for a limited edition of their favorite drink? Or, you could get a mens toiletry bag and fill it with goodies, or look for personalized or vintage sports gifts – these always impress.


An experience

Last but not least, instead of presenting your girlfriend or boyfriend with a present, why not provide them with a memory? An experience they will cherish forever will certainly be appreciated. Choosing the right one all depends on your partner. Let’s begin with men. Ladies, you may not know the offside rule, but football tickets usually go down a treat. On the other hand, men, you may have to grin and bare a trip to the theatre! Or why not unleash your inner daredevil? Take a few deep breaths and book a joint skydive for the both of you. No matter what you go for, your partner will be touched by the amount of thought and effort you have put in.


So there you have it: three great options when you are looking for a special gift for your other half. We hope you have now got an idea that is perfect for your partner!



Hi! I'm Chaz. I'm the Founder of The Green Button Project, I run my own mental health blog, and I'm also a mental health volunteer with Time to Change and I also love dogs.

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