10 Really Useless Valentine's Day Gift Ideas That You Must Avoid


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10 Really Useless Valentine's Day Gift Ideas That You Must Avoid

Valentine’s Day is an occasion to commemorate your love. It is a time to bond with your lover, reignite your passion and share some very intimate and love-filled moments. However, there is a catch.

Although love is definitely in the air, there are certain things that might douse the romance. Like a wrong gift, which can be an anti-climax for your romantic expectations. So, here are some gifts that can be the mood-spoilers, and hence should be avoided by you this Valentine.

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#1. Cheap jewellery

Useless Valentine's Day Gift

Girls love jewellery passionately, but they hate cheap jewellery with an equal passion. Your girl will never want to display cheap stuff on her. It might also give her a message that you do not value her much.

#2. Dinner in a crowded fast food joint

Useless Valentine's Day Gift

If budget is a problem, skip dining out. Squeezing uneasily into a crowded fast food joint, where you need to scream to make yourself heard can be a complete turn off. Isn't it quite tough to share some sweet endearments in such an environment?

#3. CDs with your favourite songs

Useless Valentine's Day Gift

Valentine’s Day is about both of you, as a couple. A CD with your favourite songs might leave your valentine absolutely disappointed, which is not really a good sign. Instead, download your partner's favourite numbers, and give them a collection of those. They will surely love them.

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#4. A shopping gift certificate

Useless Valentine's Day Gift

Your intentions might be good, but your partner might think that you do not know them completely yet. That is why, you brought this effortless gift instead of any of their favourite things. We hope you definitely would not want them to think this. Right?

#5. Epilators, blow dryers, hair irons

Useless Valentine's Day Gift

This tip is especially for the men! Unless you want to send out a signal that your girlfriend needs to pay more attention to grooming and offend her endlessly, avoid such gifts.

#6. Lingerie

Useless Valentine's Day Gift

Here is another one just for men. Well, Valentine’s Day is an occasion, when you display the love in your heart and not further down. This is really not a time to send out bold signals.

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#7. Religious statuettes or gifts

Useless Valentine's Day Gift

Well, we agree that your love is sacred and divine. But, a religious article is definitely not called for on the Valentine’s Day.

#8. Video games

Useless Valentine's Day Gift

Is that not a good idea to do something romantic for at least one day every year? Even if your partner loves video games, this day is just not the time to focus on dummy characters on an electronic screen.

#9. Dress that does not fit

Useless Valentine's Day Gift

As a partner, you are supposed to know your sweetheart's size! If you would gift your man a small-sized shirt, he might feel that you do not find him masculine enough. Similarly, things might get worse for men if they gift her a dress that is a couple of sizes too big as she may think– “Do you think I am so fat?” You know how touchy girls are about their bodies, so be careful.

#10. Stuff toys

Useless Valentine's Day Gift

Be original, be you! Throwing in a stuffed toy here or there through the course of your relationship is okay. But gifting stuffed toys on Valentine's day? That idea went out with the last millennium.

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So, with this list in your hand, we hope you now know what not to buy for your partner. Right?