The new year is here. That means we have more than ten months before we need to worry about buying gifts again, right?
Wrong. Chances are your partner’s birthday is either right around the corner or only a few months down the road. Meanwhile, Valentine’s Day is only a few weeks away, and everyone has an anniversary coming up sooner or later. Besides, it’s always a good time of year to buy your romantic partner something nice if the opportunity arises.
With this in mind, let’s take a look at six gift ideas for your partner in the new year.
Who doesn’t like to have fun? From the latest video games to scoring tickets to their favorite musician’s next performance, there are many fun and exciting gift options for partners. All you need to do is know their interests and act accordingly. For instance, it’s not too hard to determine which musicians they like based on the songs they play when you two are driving together. You can also ask friends and family for ideas regarding fun gift options for your romantic partner. Just be discreet!
Romantic partners are in the unique position to buy each other sexy gifts meant for spicing things up in the bedroom. The availability of sex toys in Canada, the United States, and other western countries means couples can safely explore the many ways to turn things up a notch. Enticing outfits, alluring lingerie, and adult entertainment are other options to consider. However, it all comes down to what you and your partner enjoy doing behind closed doors.
Useful gifts often get a bad rap due to their apparent dullness and lack of excitement. From home appliances to power tools, useful gift ideas may seem boring, but that’s sort of the point. They might not be sexy or fun, but useful gifts provide your partner with greater convenience and added luxury. With this in mind, consider getting them that vacuum cleaner, floor lamp, knife set, or circular saw they’ve been eyeing.
Thanks to merchant platforms like Etsy, it’s never been easier to find unique gifts for our loved ones. In fact, you may be able to commission a craftsperson to create a truly one-of-a-kind item for your partner, from custom picture frames to t-shirts to jewelry and more. The sky’s the limit in terms of possibilities!
From humorous gag gifts to quirky toys and games, novel items can prove to be a big hit with romantic partners. It might not be the signature gift you had in mind, but novelties can serve as excellent auxiliary gifts. They can also act as white elephant diversions meant to trick your partner into thinking that’s all they’re getting for their birthday or other special occasion. Then you surprise them with the real gift! Just make sure the big present is ready to be revealed before letting them open the impostor gift. Otherwise, you may find yourself looking for another big item to get back in their good graces.
Nothing beats getting your romantic partner something special. What constitutes special depends on the person as well as the context of your relationship, but common examples include fine jewelry and expensive big-ticket items like a brand-new automobile. Not everyone has the budget to buy their partner an exceptionally high-quality item of special significance, but with creativity and thoughtfulness, chances are you can find the perfect gift within your price range.
Keep in mind there’s no need to stick to the suggestions offered above. If you have an idea in mind that doesn’t fit into those categories, proceed anyways! You know your romantic partner better than anyone else. Listen to your heart to find the best gift possible.
2023 is here. That means new year’s resolutions as well as the false belief that the season for gift-giving is behind us. With birthdays and other special occasions coming down the pike, now’s the time to start thinking about great gifts to get your romantic partner. What better way to express your love than to make it clear their happiness is always a top priority?
Alex Farina is a freelance writer from Ohio. He enjoys writing about design, fashion, nature, and technology.