6 worst things to give a guy as gift

To make it easier for you, we’ve listed some items that you should avoid buying because your man may find it useless.

Gifts you should avoid buying
Gifts you should avoid buying
02 Oct 2015

Gifts you should avoid buying

His birthday is coming up and you’re wondering what to get him as gift. Because admit it, shopping for guys can be tricky, no matter how long you’ve been together. To make it easier for you, we’ve listed some items that you should avoid buying because your man may find it useless.

Flowers
Flowers
02 Oct 2015

Flowers

Flowers have a different effect on men than it does on women. Men appreciate functional things, so it is only natural that they think flowers are not something they would prefer to receive, no matter how beautiful we think it looks like.

Cheap perfume
Cheap perfume
02 Oct 2015

Cheap perfume

If he’s the kind of guy who loves to wear fragrance, he will tend to have very specific preference of a personal scent. Cheap perfumes are usually high in alcohol and won’t last long or smell as good. It can also leave a stain on his clothes or even cause an allergic reaction to his skin.  

Underwear
Underwear
02 Oct 2015

Underwear

Getting him clothes are hard enough because you would have to know for sure of his taste and size. To get him a few pairs of underwear can actually be embarrassing for the guy, because it’s something he would buy in private.

Matching items
Matching items
02 Oct 2015

Matching items

Are you thinking of getting him a matching shirt to wear with you? Think again! If he’s not the type of guy who likes PDA or relishes individuality, he will not appreciate matchy-matchy outfits.

Video games
Video games
02 Oct 2015

Video games

Video games are a no-brainer gift for a guy who enjoys it. But remember, the minute he switches on that gaming console he will forget about everything ─ including you! You would hate to feel like your sweet intention backfired, wouldn’t you?

Jewellery
Jewellery
02 Oct 2015

Jewellery

Unless you’re a going to give him a piece of jewellery with some significant meaning (like a wedding ring maybe?) it’s best to avoid splurging on bling. It will only be such a waste of money because they're not cheap and he isn't going to wear it anyway.

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