Romantic Gift Ideas for a Boyfriend
What type of guy are you buying for? The “Intellectual Guy’s” romantic gift may be slightly different than the “Geek Guy’s” idea of romance.
Below you’ll find romantic gift idea suggestions based on the type of personality that best describes your boyfriend.
Although, in general men prefer gifts that are playful and practical, such as computer software, tools and sports equipment, with some creativity you can work some romance into these selections.
Your Outdoor Adventurer Boyfriend
Romantic Gifts for Him
This Romantic Compass is a great idea for your outdoor boyfriend. It makes the statement that you love him, and that you understand and appreciate his passion for what he loves to do.
It makes a great gift if your guy is on the road a lot and you want him to carry a memento of your relationship with him. Who knows how handy this little love item will be.
Romantic Gifts for the Metro Man – A Message in a Bottle
If you’re wondering whether your guy qualifies as a metro-man, he qualifies if he defines his manhood in a more creative way. He’s secure in his manhood so being sensitive isn’t threatening to him. He’s fashion conscious and feels keeping himself groomed is merely a part of his masculinity. In other words, he’s a hetro-male who comfortably fits into the image of the modern man.
What kind of gift would you purchase to romance the metro-man? As you probably already guessed, there are plenty of choices, however, a message in a bottle screams sensitivity and romance.
Since he is the sensitive creative type who isn’t threatened about expressing himself, he may very well appreciate the unique nature of a Message in a Bottle Gift. It can be personalized and comes with it’s own gift box.
Romancing the Geek
For Your Geek Boyfriend
Well nothing says you love him and understand him more than a geeky math clock. Whether he’s a teacher or just a lover of numbers and equations, this clock is sure to please his quirky, somewhat off the wall nature. You know he appreciates it you see it front and center on his wall, probably in a place that most decorators wouldn’t put it! Buy hey, that’s ok, it’s his to do with what he pleases right?
It also makes a perfect addition to his classroom wall if he’s a teacher, or his office or den where he spends umpteen hours working on complicated problems that are aimed at solving the mysteries of the universe.
Romantic Gift for the Hipster Boyfriend
According to the Urban Dictionary, the definition of a Hipster is someone in their twenties or thirties who doesn’t roll with the crowd and prides them self on their independent thinking . They tend to be politically progressive with a leaning towards the arts. They are known for their creative nature, their ability for critical thinking and their charming wit.
This Hiptser Bag can easily have a romantic twist included with it: You can put a loving note inside, hidden, so he’ll accidentally find it a later time. His unconventional nature may appreciate the personal nature of this gift.
Your Boyfriend the Chef (Or he thinks he is) – Romantic Gift Choices for Him
Silver Tone Chef Cook Hat Cufflinks
So he’s either a Chef, or a wanna-be Chef. If that’s the case, Romantic Gifts for your guy are endless.
A thoughtful yet affordable gift for your boyfriend who loves to cook are these lovely silver chef hat cufflinks, with a gift box included.
If he’s the type of guy who is very fussy about what goes in his kitchen, then you can hit the romance side of things by incorporating what he’s passionate about in personal jewelry.
Romantic Gifts for the Devoted Dad
If your boyfriend is a Dad, then there’s nothing more romantic than giving him a gift that honors him for something he’s obviously doing on his own now, parenting.
This beautiful wall decal expresses words that honor him as a father.
By respecting him as a loving working single father, you are honoring him in a way he may rarely see. Do it from your heart. If you really believe he is dedicated, and devoted to his kids, then let him wear it proudly, at least around the house.
Romantic Gifts for the Fitness & Health Boyfriend
So your boyfriend is all about staying healthy and in shape. Well, aren’t you the lucky one; not only is he fit and in great shape, but he’s also easy to buy for.
A heart healthy gift basket, tells him that you understand who he is and have taken the time to select a gift conducive to his lifestyle.
Choosing a healthy gift basket gives him a break from the hard work of staying fit, without compromising all that hard work.
Romance for the Intellectual
How about a jigsaw puzzle of romantic Paris.
Probably the most common gift for the intellectual man are books. Of course, if he has Kindle or other eReader, you can also purchase an eBook for him.
Despite the popular choice of books for the intellect, there are also other romantic gifts for you to consider. If it turns out that the gift itself doesn’t seem that romantic, then try to personalize it with a nice poem, or love saying, or other touch that says you love him.
Spiritual Gift for Your Boyfriend
Give the gift of wind chimes. If you’re not aware of the history behind the meaning of Chimes, you may find it interesting that they had various purposes depending on the part of the world they were used in.
Chimes in Ancient Rome were said to ward off evil spirits. In Western and Eastern Asia they were also use to keep away birds, as well as evil spirits and to encourage good luck. In Asia culture they are often used in Feng Shui.
Your gift of good luck may be greatly appreciated by your boyfriend
Romantic Gift for the Professional Boyfriend
So your guy is a professional and you’re trying to figure out what would be a loving gift that respects his personality while at the same time expresses your love for him; is that about right?
Well thinking a little outside the box will help you be creative with some traditional basic gift ideas. Don’t hesitate to add a romantic card or a romantic CD to a more traditionally practical gift. Or you can respect his professional nature by tapping into his fun side, and giving him a gift that appreciates some of the silly aspects of his personality. Is he quirky, is he a sports person, is he a clean freak? All of these sides are great ways to come up with creative romantic gifts for him.
Probably the most predictable gift is a lovely ring, engraved with something touching. Don’t be afraid to be predictable; this is a lovely gift idea for the Professional Man.
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