First birthday gift dating
If he or she mentions their upcoming birthday in passing, you should casually ask: "Fun, how are you planning to celebrate?
" The best case scenario is that they say something like "Oh, probably just doing X with my friends," which makes it clear that you won't be really expected to join in or participate—which is fine.
Pick a restaurant that has a long wait list but you were slick enough to swing by early on and ask the owner for a little help.
That says, “It may be early, but I want to see this last longer.” As for the present, keep it simple – maybe a book they have talked about reading or a bottle of wine they have been dying to try.
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.
You'll probably go home together at the end of the night, but if it doesn't happen, for whatever reason, don't pout.This night is not about your burgeoning relationship.