From silly socks to a flying disc—we have ten affordable and playful gift ideas for a new boo who’s not quite your bae (yet).Sometimes the simplest gift is the best gift—especially when a relationship is just finding its sea legs. Infatuation comes with some downfalls though, such as chapped lips.
Take a Dance Class – Dancing to tango music can be very sexy.
Dress up for the occasion and find a class near you.
So don’t go overboard on the note inside—remind him of an inside joke, let him know you’re having fun…That kind of thing. Socks are quirky and pretty much completely devoid of a “deeper implication” so you can gift without fear of freaking your new guy out.
Valentine's Day is RIGHT around the corner and you know what that means…
You have every right to express that, and you shouldn't freak out about scaring away your partner, says Gabrielle Applebury, a sex and marriage therapist in Orange County, CA.
"We all have expectations, and if we don't share them, they're not going to be met," she says. "Tuesday is not a romantic day, but it happens to be Valentine's Day." It's not a trap, and you're not being coy — you're just asking for what you want.Enjoy In-Room Dining – If you’ve waited until the last minute and realize that his or her favorite restaurant is already booked, pretend you’re on vacation and opt for an in-room dining alternative.Let her know that you’ll be bringing the appetizers and main course. Create great ambiance with candles, music, and perhaps a bouquet of red tulips if roses aren’t in your budget.Book His-and-Her Massages – Having warm oil rubbed on your body is sensuous.If your relationship hasn’t moved in that direction yet, book Swedish massages for the two of you, so you both can enjoy the experience and compare notes afterwards.If tango isn’t your style, try salsa or hip-hop as an alternative.