By this time, you should know your partner well enough to have a fairly good idea of not only what they want for the holidays, but also what they need.
Holiday gifts for long term committed couples are generally more expensive, more meaningful, and preferably have a romantic component to them.
Items that are only practical in nature (such as a can opener), suggest a more serious relationship than what the two of you have forged (like jewelry) or are overly romantic (Romeo and Juliet) should be avoided altogether.
Items that remind the gift receiver of your time together are perfect, as are fun things that you can share with your date.
Long term, serious relationships are those where you are either living together, engaged, or have been dating exclusively for six months or more.
Practical items aren't so much of a no-no now, unless they suggest anything with a negative connotation.
What types of holiday gifts are to be avoided at all cost? Follow these rules for holiday gift giving, and you'll be sure to please.
Been dating less than three months or casually dating?
Deciding what to get your special someone for a holiday gift is a tricky proposition, as there are many factors to take into account. Is the relationship casual, serious, or something in between?Will holiday gifts be exchanged in front of friends and family?Then is the holiday gift giving etiquette to follow.Holiday gifts for newly dating couples should be fun, somewhat frivolous, and cost no more than -30. Your relationship is new and fresh, and therefore any holiday gifts given should reflect this.Holiday gift giving etiquette states that newly committed couples should spend (on average) -75 for a gift, depending on your budget.Romantic holiday gifts are encouraged only if the two of you are exclusive.