This time of year is supposed to be fun and relaxing. Everyone is in a good mood and a couple of days off should bring good cheer. So why are so many people stressing over what to buy their significant other?
It is especially hard when they aren’t truly that significant…yet. How do you figure out the most appropriate thing to do with your new love? Should you really talk about gift exchange? Are you obligated to spend leisure time with them if you had plans that were made way before you met them?
Sandra, a 31 year old from Alpharetta said that she had booked and paid for a ski trip with friends when she was still single. She did not expect to have a new man in her life and now he is making her feel bad for missing their “first” holiday apart. Would you cancel a trip that you had already planned to take to make your new love feel important?
Then there is the dreaded feeling of give a gift that is waaaay over the top compared to what they gave you. Do you think a price limit should be set on gifts so that this doesn’t happen?
How do you take the stress out of your holiday dating?! Please say drinking is involved. I can get on board with that kind of tip.
By Wise Diva, Misadventures in Atlanta Dating Blog