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Are roses and candy too cliché for a proper Valentines Day gift?
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I dunno, but my wife is a weird one. She hates receiving flowers because they are dying. So I never get her flowers.
Candy flowers are all the rage
Oh she likes those though.
What about a plant? I love getting a pot of planted tulips, lilies, or hyacinth. After they are done blooming, she can plant the bulbs.
Well, not b the lilies, those just rebloom. I received an amaryllis for Christmas and I'm waiting for it to bloom.
Unfortunately, my wife and i are not good at maintaining a garden or plants in general. I personally have only been successful with orchids because they are damn hard to kill.
😂😂😂 Ok. I'm not too good at it either.
I hate receiving plucked flowers as well. Plucked flowers would die soon. I prefer potted flowers.
If that's what makes the person happy, it's a lovely gift. But the person intending to gift them should find out beforehand what their SO likes.
For me, flowers are nice, but I'm not that excited about them. And most candies/chocolates have one of my allergens in them, so they're not for me. I'll take a book bouquet instead ^^
Many will still like it. I’m not big on chocolate but I love single roses and oversized teddys. More importantly I like poetry. A man who can write me a new poem monthly is so ideal. It can be passionate, funny, corny, whatever. And he can read it or rap it to me
Never had anyone rap to me before might be fun.
My dudes and I used to do poetry/rap battles for fun. I love it
Thanks for mho :)
It's cliché but also a proper Valentines Day gift. If it's not good enough for your girlfriend. You might want to take a second look at your girlfriend. Because she might suck. (the bad kind).
LOL it's a general question
And my answer was general as well. 🙂
Shit dude. I'd never say that to some particular person and his actual girlfriend. You must think I'm a jerk 😂
Dude it's the internet I don't know what people mean.. just making sure you know it's not a personal question it's all good
Is getting a goodnight kiss at the end of a good first date cliché? Yes, but so what?
I have given roses and candy to a few girls over the years and they always seemed to be very grateful to be remembered on Valentine's Day.
One does not really know until she watches to see how much of the chocolate the guy eats. You know, who it was really purchased for... Always about the heart for common sense people.
It doesn’t HAVE to be roses, find out what her favorite flowers are and her favorite candy is…make it personal and then it’s not cliche
@Brainsbeforebeauty This is a very good piece if advice😆
@Sixgunsound thanks 😊
As long as it's good chocolate then it's alright. Think Lindt, Ferrer Rochet, etc.
I love a good reesee cup lol
Love lindt chocolates.
They're perfectly fine gifts
Nope, they're not. Caveated with: as long as you read the recipient. If it's because the giver is an idiot and didn't plan ahead, then yeah, that's cliché. But if that's what makes their SO happy, it's the perfect gift. Give the right gift for the person.
( @Emiliamazing answer is better than mine, just sayin')
Ha the bottle of wine should win but we will see.
I make homemade fudge, and he usually finds some really delicious fancy dark chocolate for me :-)
@Emiliamazing I say whatever works. Homemade fudge is great.
@Emiliamazing and @coachTanthony... a bottle of ice cold Seven Daughters Moscato and some Lindt truffles would do nicely, thank you very much!
I suppose you could say it's the most basic, but most expected gift for Valentine's Day.
My husband knows I'm a fan of dark chocolate, so he'll buy me dark chocolate and then take me to dinner at a nice restaurant. We're been together for a few years now and this has been the norm, at a least for us anyway.
Occasionally we will do a romantic bubble bath together too, with candles and everything. Since our bathroom was specifically designed with a bigger bathtub in mind for occasions like that! 💖
Roses are red, violets are blue, romance shouldn't have a specific holiday just to say "I love you"!
I'll take the wine by the way, I'm of the legal age
Looks like the krackin is following me around and downvoting. Oh well
There way of showing you some love.
It is cliche, but it’s cliche for a reason. I mean who doesn’t like chocolate really? Unless you’re allergic. And roses are romantic and they have a such a pleasant scent.
I would say also give something else along with the cliche items. Bring something that only your wife likes so that the gift can be unique. For example, if she was eager to buy jewelry, buy that for her on valentine’s day. Bottom line is don’t make it so cliche make it like you know what your wife really likes. (I don’t know if you’re married but i’m just saying in general to anyone reads this).
I think roses and candy have become lame valentines gifts since that is a no brainer as a gift idea now. Like if you don´t know any other gift you´ll use that. Like it´s nothing personal about it either.
If I was in a relationship I´d be prefer something different like a personal letter or something that shows both significant others actually spend time and energy that really cost them something to make it special.
I think it is a cliche gift.
The flowers aren't as much , but I prefer to do something with my gal than give her chocolates. Like make a nice meal, do the clean-up, let her put her feet up, and may give them a massage if she is on them all day.
Holiday gifts should be about the person receiving them, not about the holiday. If your sweety likes roses and candy, it’s a fine gift. If they prefer pickles and whiskey, roses and candy is worse than merely cliche. It IS the thought that counts, but what that’s supposed to mean is you should be thinking about the person to whom you’re presenting gifts.
Besides, everyone knows roses and candy go way up in price for the holiday.
Yes, especially since your partner can be allergic to either or just a fussy eater. Better gifts are video games, annotated books, cute stationary, etc. Things they love and are going to use for months to come. Things that say "oh this? this reminded me of you!"
Nah, it’s tradition, which is peer pressure from dead people. My husband and I forego common traditions and make our own.
Yes it is. I’d say maybe get her some chocolates w a single rose in a nice vase. Doesn’t have to be roses. What kind flower does she like? No it’s not about being cheap either but if she’s like my girl she’s like flowers but thinks they’re a waste of money cause they die too quick. So in lieu of that spend the money on a gift that she might use on a daily basis, something that will make her think of you every time she uses it or looks at it. I don’t mean a frying pan either. Men make that mistake of getting their squirrel something like that which only really benefits you cause she uses it to cook for you. Yes herself too but you get the point. So something different, unique to show her she’s unique.
But Girls, for guys (pay attention) the best gift is.
It's the perfect gift for any occasion.
Romance is a clicha
but its fine
How ever if you want to take it it a step over make something your self, dont buy
I just hope I don’t get chocolate. I’m trying to lose weight and if it’s in the house I will eat it. I don’t think it’s too cliche but I love things that someone put thought into.
It’s cool. My school even has Flower Day the day before Valentines where you can buy a flower for that special someone as a way to show them you like them.
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I hate people who don't answer the question asked but use it as a platform for their own pedagogy. I do so here is my opinion. All Hallmark holidays should be banned. If it didn't exist as a holiday in the 19th century, i. e. pre-hallmark, it shouldn't be mentioned much less celebrated. A few years ago I had surgery and about a month later I received a card asking me to participate in celebrate your surgeon day. An outright solicitation for monyt for someone living in San Francisco and working at UCSF which means he's getting paid about $50,000,000 a year. I chose to pass on that. Especially since the day I was released my BP was 75 over 25 which I had always assumed meant dead. If I could give my surgeon the bacteria he left behind I though that would be an appropriate gift. Though I did get quite a bit of dilaudid IV while there which I could see going back and getting elective surgery. Enough dilaudid and I probably wouldn't have objected if they got their notes about me up with someone who was getting their gender changed. Now what was your question for god's? Oh, yeah. Allow me to suggest this shift in perspective. Contemplate the reason the cliche's were formed.