"Look for something that fits his interests but is small, not too expensive, and that you know he might not have.
For example if he likes to ride a bicycle but does not have a water bottle on it...a bottle plus a rack to go on the bike." Pay attention to the hints that your significant other leaves you, either consciously or not, about what they wish they had or have been meaning to get for themselves.
), so it's totally OK if you're feeling a little panicked about what to get a new partner for Valentine's Day.
For those of you who've spent the last week frantically scrolling through Amazon, the good news is that Valentine's Day doesn't have to be as high-pressure as you might assume.
I’m sitting at my parent’s kitchen table, circling my cursor over the purchase button on my laptop screen.“For fuck sake,” says my father, “just buy the damn thing.”I shake my head.
“I’m not ready.”“You’ve been sitting here for 20 minutes,” my mother says.“Is sitting here such a problem?
Resist the urge to put lots of heart decorations and "I love you" all over something you make," warns .
Being in a new relationship can feel like a whole lot of pressure — especially if you started dating right before effing Valentine's Day.
Gift-giving can be super stressful (even if you've been together for ages!
Need help making sure you pass the first-gift test?
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.