Perhaps he doesn't make a big deal about his birthday and just shrugs it off. She specializes in games, crafts and party planning ideas for kids and their families. Pick something he's shown interest in but that's not too obscure, so he doesn't think you spent weeks obsessing and tracking down some rare tome. I guess he wanted to make a big impression. After that, we went to a bowling alley with a bunch of her friends. Give him something that he can enjoy in the present that isn't too heavily directed toward your future as a couple, suggests the Cosmopolitan article, "Should You Get Him a Gift?
If he has a sweet tooth, wrap up a tin of homemade cookies or a box of chocolates.
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Gifts that aren't too romantic and are also relatively inexpensive are good options as well. Also, you don't want to plan anything overly romantic or too personal either. MIXA posted by mingshan at I bugged her about what she wanted for her birthday and she said she wanted a pony. However, I'm kind of at a lose as to what to give someone you've basically just met. What to get the guy I just started dating for his birthday? If you can't think of anything, nearly everyone loves food and it's never considered an overly intimate gift.