Gift-giving can be super stressful (even if you've been together for ages!
), so it's totally OK if you're feeling a little panicked about what to get a new partner for Valentine's Day.
Take your wife to dinner and to a movie she wants to watch.
Relive your honeymoon by scheduling a 24-hour getaway for every month of this year.
Gift giving, whether at Christmas, Valentine’s Day or a birthday, can be fraught with insecurity and peril, especially when you’re at the beginning of a new relationship – or worse, are still in the “are we/aren’t we” stage of dating.
It’s a delicate balancing act: if you spend too much, too early in the relationship, you risk coming off as though you’re starting to get clingy and desperate.
For new couples, the best V-Day gift-buying strategy is to keep your significant other's interests in mind, while not going over the top.
"If you’ve been dating for a short time, like three months or less, then spending too much can be a bit creepy," relationship coach Cathryn Mora tells Bustle.
Being in a new relationship can feel like a whole lot of pressure — especially if you started dating right before effing Valentine's Day.
I genuinely loved certain family traditions like the annual gathering of as many friends as possible to take over a local Tex-Mex restaurant for Christmas Eve lunch – before we all got older and had responsibilities that made it impossible to keep it going.
No, my biggest issue is the way it gets shoved down one’s throat earlier and earlier every year.
Whether it's your first time out with someone or your 100th, date night can get a little stale sometimes.
Next time you're short on creative ways to spend time together, try one of these ideas—you just might grow closer than ever!