Ah, Valentines Day, the day for lovers. That can be a very special day but only if you don’t get freaked out about finding just the right valentine’s day gifts for boyfriend. Every year you see t.v. commercials and newspaper ads and it makes it seem like it would be horrible if you didn’t get just the right gift. Don’t worry, it’s not really that difficult.

I don’t mean to be sexist, but in my experience men don’t seem to put as much thought into gifts as women do. We can fret and fuss for days or even weeks beforehand just looking for the perfect gift. Men usually get candy, flowers, and lingerie (who is that really for anyway!?).

To get the perfect gift for your guy, all you need to do is to think of what your guy loves. A card and a nice dinner out is always nice but what about a pair of hockey tickets? I know most women wouldn’t consider that to be romantic but if your guy loves hockey he would probably think that was a pretty great gift.

As women, it’s important to remember that your guy probably has a much different idea of what a great gift would be. It doesn’t necessarily have to be a ‘romantic’ gift. More than likely he will think it’s great as long as it’s something he would really like to have.

Of course, you can always go with the old stand by of a night of making love and some hot lingerie. If that would make you happy and your boyfriend happy then by all means, go for it. But sometimes it’s nice to change things up a bit and try something different.

Giving him an IOU can be kind of fun too. The IOU can be for anything, one night off from having to help with dishes, or a free pass on washing the car, etc. It doesn’t matter what, it’s just kind of fun to give him something that will make his life a little easier at some future point.

If you’ve really got a big budget how about treating your guy on a vacation? It could be a week-long getaway or just a long weekend. Just make sure that you go to a place he wants to go… not just where you want to go. It’s not much of a gift if it’s more for you than for him.

So, instead of going on a wine tasting weekend, you may need to schedule a trip to the baseball hall of fame. I can’t stress that enough, and it’s one of the biggest mistakes that gets made when it comes to gift-giving: in order for the gift to be special, you have to make it something your boyfriend would want and not what you want.

This Valentines Day relax, don’t stress when it comes to finding just the perfect valentine’s day gifts for boyfriend, keep these tips in mind and your gift giving will be easier and more appreciated by your guy.