Christmas gifts for someone you just started dating
Plus, a bunch of people standing around talking shop while getting drunk and doing karaoke is no outsider's idea of fun. Think twice about casually inviting him to any family holiday party.He'll probably be relieved if you let him off the hook, explaining it'll be easier on both of you that way. Similarly: Don't be offended if he doesn't bring you to his. Don't tell yourself, "Oh, what the hell — why not kill two birds with one stone?" Introducing a new guy to anyone in your family automatically ups the ante, especially during the holiday season.Also, sometimes our families make us act not like our better selves, to say the least.And if the person you're dating has a tendency to overindulge, ask him to make an effort to keep himself in check.If he has trouble pacing himself, suggest that he commit to having two glasses of water — or three — for every alcoholic beverage.You don't want a new guy to see you behaving childishly or peevishly.
Or think about agreeing to donate to worthy organizations in lieu of a gift exchange. Think "compromise" rather than "sacrifice." Are you and your new boyfriend talking about how to split up the holidays?With all this in mind, I decided to give you some tips on how to make the holidays less romantically stressful. If you find yourself unattached in November, rejoice!When I first mentioned that I was going to be talking about tips to help daters survive the holidays, a bunch of readers said, "Avoid dating till January!You always have the choice to experience our sites without personalized advertising based on your web browsing activity by visiting the DAA's Consumer Choice page, the NAI's website, and/or the EU online choices page, from each of your browsers or devices.To avoid personalized advertising based on your mobile app activity, you can install the DAA's App Choices app here.