Look for what they need (4/5)

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Sometimes the best gift is a practical one, especially if you know your loved one has been needing a certain thing for a while. These types of gifts can be difficult to give because you have to remember what they’ve said they’re looking for or needed in the past. You also have to make sure they haven’t already bought it for themselves (try asking their family and friends about it before getting it as a gift). 

In spring, my boyfriend mentioned off hand that he lost one of his Galaxy Buds and wasn’t able to find it anywhere. So for his birthday in June, I got him a replacement pair because I knew he wouldn’t buy them himself. A practical gift doesn’t have to be that expensive, just keep an ear out for what they’ve been lacking. 

Written by Abby Sacks

Student at the University of Virginia studying Psychology and Media Studies. When not writing or hanging out with my cat, can be found watching too much bad TV and being too old for TikTok but enjoying it anyway.




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