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. A bag of gummy worms attached to a new book for the "bookworm", a container made to look like a medicine bottle filled with chocolates (label it vitamin "C") for a chocoholic, or even a jar of Hershey's "hugs" and "kisses". Charlene from Seattle, WAFor me, it would be either bake something (breads or cookies), wrapped real pretty or buy or acquire tickets to an event that you would both attend together! Stephe Choose something that relates to a hobby or that simply says you care.(Stick with me here.) If you don’t, we’re going to assume you’re on the fence about us, or just don’t care that much.
DO: Get him a gift that’s reflective of something topical you’ve discussed. Get him a book of one of your favorite modern artists. Get him a new cooking gadget, a new cookbook you know he doesn’t have, or gift card to a specialty food store.DON’T: Get him something completely cliché like a tie if he wears jeans and tees to work, a baseball book if he hates sports, a universal remote for his TV, any sort of grilling apparatus, a box of golf balls, a power drill, a huge bag of “masculine” grooming essentials, or a subscription to the beer of the month club if you’ve never seen him drink beer.DO: Make him a cool winter Spotify playlist with songs you’re digging right now, and an i Tunes gift card.Don’t think we aren’t fully aware that you’ve been picking up the dinner check and paying for everything from post-dinner Starbucks to concert tickets—because it’s all up in our heads right now.But want to know the only thought worse than you giving us a gift? Yes, even if we insist you don’t need to get us anything for Christmas, you do.