Valentines gifts for newly dating couples

If he does too little for you on V-Day, he risks making you think he's not that into you — and if he does too much he risks scaring you away or making you think that the relationship is farther along than it really is. You and he both know that February 14th is approaching.Bringing up the holiday casually could be a good way to measure how the dude feels about it (and perhaps just how romantic-minded he is), as well as give you some insight into his past relationships or experiences (which is helpful).This May, my husband and I will be celebrating 10 years of marriage.We were super young and went through a lot to get to this season of our lives, but one thing has been a consistent source of encouragement in our marriage… Budget Fairy Tale Photo by Elaine Palladino Photography via Bridal Musings Compromise: Teamwork makes the Team WORK.

Each country has a gorgeous cover that you can slap right onto a manila envelope.

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That anxiety gets compounded tenfold when you’re in a new relationship because you might not have the wiggle room to screw up royally and keep her around. Sure, unless you’ve thought up a meaningless gift that’s cheap, corny, or has no connection to her whatsoever.

Those gifts leave you looking like an unthoughtful tightwad.

Guys who enjoy shopping for gifts for their girlfriends are a rare breed.

Even those of us who have long-term girlfriends and have let her down countless times with crappy gifts still feel the anxiety build up in our chests when gift-giving time rolls around.

If he tells you he already has plans or doesn't want to see you on that day — take note. Blog Spot Whether or not you decide to spend the holiday together, be realistic.

Maybe you're not that into V-Day and could care less or maybe he's not into it either, but his apprehension could be a sign that he'll never be ready to make you his Valentine. We've been guilty of believing that V-Day holds mystical powers that could transform even the most aloof of man into a rose-bearing Romeo — and we've learned the hard way that, no, it doesn't.

Photo by Phil Chester via Bridal Musings We hit up our happily hitched readers, reached out to our married friends on Facebook, and contacted some of the best wedded wedding bloggers in the biz.

We asked them for their number one tip for a happy marriage, and the responses we got back? Prepare to be schooled, with awesome advice for a great married life…

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