Alas, in the dating world, things are not so simple.
In fact, we all need a little help every now and then. Gift giving is an art, especially when it comes to someone you are dating and even more so with someone with whom you are falling in love.
Consider the following: The experiential gift is one where your date can take away a memory of an exciting, possibly scary, dream-come-true event that has you firmly embedded in the center just because you were the one to make it happen.
If this is what you are considering, think of these: These are just a few dating gift ideas to show you what's out there.
If your date is into martial arts and you like tennis, getting them a racket would not work out as well as buying them a nice new equipment bag or a new outfit to work out in.
Break gift ideas down into the following categories: This is where a good ear for what your date is telling you is beneficial.
There you are, stalking through the department store looking for dating gift ideas and wondering why it is so hard now. You could open the piggy bank, run down to the store and get whatever aesthetically-challenged tie, scarf or Hummel figurine your 12-year old sensibilities considered appropriate.
You knew that whatever tie you picked out for Father's Day, assuming you decided against the old standby soap-on-a-rope, Dad would wear it proudly because it came from you.
Check out all our anniversary gifts for couples to find the one you can add that personal touch to.
Handbag, dresser valet, perfume, cologne, or a fragrance gift set that suits their taste is also a good choice (Tip for the men: avoid experimenting when giving fragrances, stick to what she likes).
Experience gift, amusement park tickets, or something fun to go do.
The Wedding Anniversary Table is well known, but what about couples who are dating?
It's common for couples to exchange gifts on the monthly and yearly anniversaries of when they first met, or when they had their first date.
Surprisingly, our research has found no similar resource or guide for dating anniversaries .