How do you tell her "I love you" this Valentine's Day? With diamonds.
With perfume. With flowers.
Let's face it, the shopper needs to only turn on a television or
flip open a magazine for
But when it comes to finding the perfect gift for men, the process
requires a little more work, a little more creativity.
"I think you have to know your guy. You have to know who you're dealing
with," psychotherapist and lifestyle coach Stacy Kaiser said.
"It should be about what they want, not what you think they should
It can be a difficult finding the right gift. It can be a token or
expression and, most important, heartfelt, psychologist Joyce Brothers
Here are five things that say "I love you" to that special guy you want
to be your Valentine.
Gadgets: Kaiser said gadgets, electronic or otherwise, are the No. 1
gift for men, such as a video game system, a flat-screen television or a
LCD photo frame.
Lingerie: Often viewed as a gift for her, it really is a gift for him,
said lingerie designer Mary Green. "Men seem to have very specific ideas
about what they like on women," she said.
Functional: If a man is a sports fan, buy tickets for the two of you to
go to a game, Kaiser said. Or if he enjoys cooking, buy him a gift for the
Gimmicks: The best gift, relationship experts say, is not always
store-bought. In many cases, a simple gesture can say "I love you."
Consider a romantic gesture, such as a foot rub or body massage,
Say it with words: Brothers said buying a card on Valentine's Day is
not the way to say "I love you." She said the giver should write a
romantic note to include in the card. Better yet, she said, tell the man
how much you adores him.