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Giving the Perfect Gift

Giving the Perfect Gift

We all have those very special gifts. The ones we remember every detail about receiving..the who, what, why and where. Aside from grandiosity or value, what makes a gift memorable or meaningful? 

Simply, a meaningful memorable gift is one that the recipient will cherish. Ideally, it is a permanent reminder of your friendship and presence in their life.  Whether for an occasion or “just because”, gift-giving is actually a love language. 

Gary Chapman, PhD, is the author of the bestselling The 5 Love Languages book series, which has sold more than 20 million worldwide. For some people, receiving a heartfelt gift makes them feel loved and appreciated. While his book is intended to help couples grow in romantic relationships, the notion of gift-giving can very easily translate to all sorts of relationships. 

Here are a few tips to help you improve on your gift-giving love language just in time for Valentine’s Day! 

  • Don’t be overly practical! The idea is to bring joy and delight. 
  • Think about what you would want. Depending on your relationship and the nature of the gift, this can be a very helpful tool! 
  • Listen to your intuition.  You know the recipient best.
  • If you know the recipient wants something in particular… get it! 
  • Make it pretty. Take the time to wrap it beautifully.. First impressions and all of that.
  • Write a personal note. You took the time to select it, now add the important words and wishes to go with it. 

Finally, always remember this:

  • Gift giving is an act of kindness so don’t stress about specifics.
  • Although a love language, it isn’t everyone’s, so don’t be disappointed if the reaction isn’t what you expected.