Getting Valentines gifts for him almost always turns into a challenge. After all, understanding men is not an easy feat, so it might have something to do with that.
We need to get our guy something he'll like but doesn't already have. Maybe it should be something practical that he's needed for months. Or, we just want to be playful and get him something fun and sexy this year.
The gift hunt turns into a whole new game if you have a new boyfriend you don't even know that well yet.
Well, whatever message you want to send this year, I’m here to help. Here are 27 Valentine's gifts for your boyfriend that work every time.
Classic Valentines Gifts For Him
1. Good book
If your man likes to read, a book is always a good gift. Just check his bookshelf before you go book shopping so you don't get him something he already has.
2. Manly undies
You can't go wrong with a new pair of undies. Even better if you find something funny and unique that will put a smile on his face.
3. Elegant tie
If your guy loves to dress smart, an elegant tie will be the perfect addition to his look.
A great-looking watch is another classic gift that will make him think of you whenever he checks the time.
Whether you're all out of ideas this Valentine's Day or you don't know your man that well yet, a cologne is a surefire option.
Practical Valentine's Gifts For Him
For an active guy who’s always on the move, a backpack is an ideal gift he'll use every day.
2. Charging dock
Help your guy get rid of the boring cables and have his phone fully charged whenever you call with a handy charging dock.
Is he one of those guys who is always roaming through his pockets to find his ID, money and credit cards? Get him a wallet and you'll pretty much change his life.
Guys who love gaming and music can't imagine their lives without headphones. Treat him to a high-quality pair so he can enjoy his favorite games and tunes even more.
A shirt, hoodie or a sweater are all great options if you have your boyfriend's taste in clothes nailed down and want to give him something nice and practical.
6. Travel pillow
Your boyfriend likes to travel and you don't have much money to spend this Valentine's Day? Get him a travel pillow. Cheap and useful.
Romantic Valentine's Gifts For Him
1. A framed photo
Get him a framed photo of the two of you for his office desk, so he can have you close even during those long, stressful days at work.
2. Jar of messages
Want to give him a heartfelt, DIY gift this year? Just get a jar and fill it up with loving messages so he can open it up and read one each time he misses you.
3. 52 things I love about you
You won't need any money for this beautiful DIY Valentine's gift, just some time and effort. Think of 52 things you love about your man, one for each week of the year, and you'll melt his heart.
4. Homemade cake
You don't have to be a world-class pastry chef for this gift. Just making an effort will show your man how much you love and appreciate him.
5. Plane ticket
If you can afford it, a plane ticket is one of the best gifts in a long-distance relationship.
Fun Valentine's Gifts For Him
1. Scratch map
Motivate your guy to travel more and have more adventures with a popular scratch map of the world.
2. Concert ticket
Check out his favorite band's tour dates and get him a concert ticket. You’ll blow his mind with this one.
3. Cocktail shaker
Your guy has a ton of friends and likes to throw parties? A cocktail shaker is a simple and affordable gift, and it will be a nice addition for his next bash.
It's time to bring the old times back with a retro gift that will probably make him laugh and bring you closer together. Just buy a USB stick and get creative.
5. Sexy game
If you're in the mood for a sexy Valentine's Day this year, get him a sexy game you'll both enjoy like Sexy Truth or Dare or Sex Positions Deck.
6. Sex toy
Sex toys are one of the best ways to spice things up in the bedroom, so it will actually be the perfect Valentine's gift for both of you.
Valentine's Gifts For A New Boyfriend
Although it's not the most creative idea ever, chocolate is the go-to gift for any situation. And it will work just fine if you don't know your man that well yet.
Even if you've been with your boyfriend just for a couple of weeks, you will be able to see if he needs a new keychain. A keychain is simple and practical and it's something he'll have on him wherever he goes.
3. Gift card
You can't go wrong with a gift card. Ask him where he likes to shop the most, get him a card and offer to accompany him to the store so you know what to get him next time.
4. Unique mug
If you opt for a mug, make sure to get him one that reminds you of him, no matter how little time you've known him. It just might turn into his favorite mug.
5. Grooming kit
Is your guy a proud beard owner? Get him a grooming kit to show him you love his beard too and help him give that sexy face the care it needs.
It doesn't matter if your guy is a romantic soul or not. Whether you've known him for two weeks or for two years – if you're short on money or want to splurge, on this list you’ll definitely find something he'll like.
And don't forget, the point of Valentine's Day is to show your man how much you care for him, so the gift doesn't really have to be perfect, it just needs to be thoughtful.