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7 Quirky Gift Ideas To Let Your Man Know You're Serious
As a gay man, you’ve found the perfect partner, and now you want to seal the deal and make your relationship official. There’s no better way to show your sincere intentions than to give him something special. Read on for our 7 gay gift ideas that are certain to show him you’re in this for real.
1. Custom Designed Whistle
A whistle's not your every-day gift, but it's a special gift for your guy and here's why. If he’s into or plays sports, this is a real winner, but even if he’s not, let him know in a note that by blowing it, you'll come running, as Carole King sings in her song, "You've Got a Friend." Just Google ‘whistle’ and you’ll find plenty of online places to find your own, custom designed whistle. Read on for more unique gifts for gay men.
2. Unique Condom Case
When you’ve gotten to know him a bit, a one of a kind, designed just for him condom case is just the ticket. Either look for places online (there are many), or consider making one yourself. And whatever you do, make sure to fill it with matching condoms! You’re both sure to get a chuckle. Your dating site can help you find just the right design for your man. Zoosk has a revolutionary method of matching people’s habits, preferences and trends. When you receive your list of potential matches, you’re already a step ahead in thinking about potential designs based on his interests.
3. Coloring Book and Crayons or Colored Pencils
Yes! If you don’t already know, coloring books are back and this time for adults! Adult coloring books are full of beautiful designs that require precision, so this is for the guy who likes art and detail. An added plus is that many of the designs are suitable for framing, so he can do the coloring and you can do the framing! There are many styles and designs of coloring books which increase the choices of creative gift ideas for boyfriends.
4. Man Can Survival Kit
Here’s a gift for gay men that requires some hands-on on your part. First, the idea is to present your man with something different to help him survive until the next time you see each other. Start by getting an empty paint can – the one gallon size is preferable. Decorate it on the outside – paint it his favorite color, print something meaningful in your own writing or glue on a cool photo of yourself. Finally, pack it up with things you’ve done together: Starbuck’s coffee, a single movie ticket, as well as humorous (or not) things to keep him busy until you meet again, such as a deck of cards, a package of chocolates and a copy of the latest GQ.
5. Cork Board Secret Messages
If you want to entertain him during the countdown until your next date, buy some cork board – just a small piece will work – and tack 7 envelopes onto it. Be creative with your envelopes. Into each one (one for each day until your next date), ‘whisper’ a sweet nothing into his ear in the form of a poem, the words to a favorite song or even a ticket to a movie tucked into an envelope. If you have trouble thinking up things and you're a member of match.com, take advantage of their many resources including an online magazine to get more ideas.
6. Memory Jar
It’s only the beginning but what better gift than to capture your memories together with a memory jar. To start, get a simple mason jar, decorate it, maybe with your initials on top, and begin with one memory you have of your time together so far. Write it on a piece of paper, fold it up and put it in the jar. Each of you collect your individual memories in the jar and at a future time you both decide upon, read and discuss your memories together.
7. A Terrarium
This is a gift you can either make yourself or purchase at a local lawn and garden store. But the terrarium you buy or make won’t be just any terrarium. Behind this gay gift idea is your promise to take your new boyfriend to the place you have ‘captured’ in this magical jar.
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