Shopping for gifts is difficult. You have to balance finding something affordable, unique, thoughtful, and generous (without being too over-the-top). And though some think that shopping for someone close to you is easier than shopping for a stranger, something like shopping for your girlfriend’s birthday can be intimidating. You want to make sure what you get conveys your love for them and that you’ve been listening to their needs, wants, and preferences. It’s true that it is always the thought that counts when it comes to gift-giving, but it can sometimes feel a little more complicated than that.
No matter, what, though, a surefire way to find a gift for your girlfriend that they’ll love is to think about what they like to do. Is their favorite thing to watch a movie on the couch? Make pizza? Drink coffee while reading a good book? Whatever it is, try to plan your gifts around these preferences. This will ensure that the gift you give is thoughtful, meaningful, and practical.