So if he's sending you updates about his dog, snapping pictures of the skyline—because he knows you'll love the Empire State Building is dressed in purple tonight—or simply saying, "I don't really have anything to say, but I wanted to say hi," he's falling, or already in above his head. No fantasy football team updates, Angry Bird game, or text from his best bro can tear his attention away from you. He ships your beloved vintner's wine across country so you can sip on cabernet sauvignon at a weeknight dinner, or snags a candle in "tobacco vanilla" just because he knows it's your favorite scent—he paid attention when you nonchalantly told him. He's proud to stand beside you at a bar, and he's quick to embarrass you with compliments and boastful bragging a la "This is my girlfriend, who just landed a new job at a top media company while getting her master's degree and volunteering at the local hospital.
When your diatribe about your bitchy boss or even the sale at Saks is more appealing to him than his vibrating phone, you know you've got this guy's heart. Oh, and did I mention she's gorgeous and wicked smart and pretty much perfect?
So if you want to take your date out shopping, this may be the gift to give. This gift contains implicit and deep meaning, so unless you’re really generous and are intending to splurge, we suggest you stay clear of this one. Spa Treatment: Besides shopping, girls (and guys) love going to the Spa.
But who doesn’t like being pampered with a massage or a facial?
A Game of Tennis: If you’re athletic, competitive, or simply up for some outdoor activities, this is says it all.Third, a Virtual Gift is simply a nice way to show you’re generous.Once received and accepted, Virtual Gifts appear on an Attractive member’s profile (the Attractive member does have the privacy option of hiding all their Virtual Gifts from showing). Women are reading to figure out how to get the men in their lives to send flowers. And men are conditioned to react very positively to a real smile. People think you are smarter if you’re a guy who gives flowers. Send the flowers to your significant others’ workplace. This seems like a good time to link to the post about when I got flowers from Marc Benioff, CEO of Nancy Etcoff, evolutionary psychologist at Harvard, (who spouted radical views of female beauty at the Ted conference) concurs that flower make people happier. Men know that women in general like flowers, but men also believe that women they know personally do not like flowers. I think it’s safe to say that mostly women are reading this post. The act of giving flowers elicits a real smile (as opposed to a fake, oh-that-was-nice smile) more often than other gifts of similar cost, according to research from Jeannette Haviliand-Jones, psychologist at Rutgers University. Some bouquets mean, “Get the project done on time or we’re screwed.” Give flowers during crunch time because flowers and plants at the workplace increase productivity.
You can all let your imagination run wild with dating ideas, but here’s a guide you can go by: A Dozen Roses: Red, beautiful, romantic … Who would have imagined that over 70% of the gifts given by Generous members so far on Whats Your is the rose. Airplane Tickets: If your date is a long distance one, and you’re willing to pay for her airplane tickets, this gift would serve perfectly.