Giving a present to a guy may not be an easy task, but in fact it is far from being the case. The main thing is to approach this issue correctly and devote enough time. 18 years is once in a lifetime and is a more memorable date than any birthday. Indeed, on this memorable day comes adulthood. Therefore, a birthday must be fun and original, and a memorable gift. More about this in the article.
Who is he?
It doesn’t matter who turns 18: brother, friend, loved one. It is important that the gift is from the heart and original. It is important that you need to consider before preparing a gift, so this is the temperament and interests of a person. Over the past 10 years, the modern gift industry has expanded quite a lot, and now it’s important to know who the guy is and what interests he is fond of. You can pick up a gift referring to human habits, temperament, special hobbies. Before you surprise a guy with a gift, you need to get to know him better. Perhaps you have known him for a long time, but you know little about the interests and hobbies of a person.
What does he possibly want?
The task is to be simplified many times if your boyfriend has a certain dream. Perhaps it is quite expensive. For example, a guy wants to buy a car or go on a long journey. You can help him get closer to this goal. Present an accessory on this topic or an envelope with banknotes. On the envelope you can depict a guy’s dream come true.
What is better not to give
You can not guess the size, and besides, such a gift will not surprise a guy. In addition, you do not need to resort to standard sets and give cosmetics. This is boring and primitive, and the guy will not appreciate such a gift. Perhaps he will pretend that he liked the gift in order not to hurt your feelings, but will not attach any special significance to it. Say no to shower gels, razors and deodorants.
According to GentlemanZone.com, do not give those things that a guy is not interested in. For example, if a guyis not interested in literature, he will have little interest in an electronic book or a collection of a certain author.
What to give a guy on his 18th birthday
First love, how beautiful it is. At this time, the most sincere and most passionate feelings are inflamed between people. I want to talk about my love to the whole world. Therefore, I want to make the best gift so that it will be remembered for a lifetime. It is very important to approach the gift responsibly and with a soul.
The question of what to give to a beloved for their 18th birthday is asked by every girl. Dear girls, you don’t need to give the guy super-expensive things, even if your wallet allows.
Buy tickets to a party at a popular club or rock concert. It all depends on what your boyfriend is fond of.
Another useful and good gift option will be not expensive, but useful gadgets, without which it is difficult to imagine modern life. You can give a flash drive, earphones with a convenient shape, music speakers, a lamp, a cup heater, a photo frame. A modern mouse with a rug will be a great gift. Only a rug can be made not simple, but with a photo of a birthday person.
What to present to a friend?
Perhaps your friend is interested in collections or you have joint companies or interest clubs. You can prepare an original joke and play your friend with the help of your big friendly company. Remember the films when a birthday man enters a room and thinks that he is completely alone there, and friends come out to meet him with congratulations, balls and clappers. Such a surprise will be very unexpected and will definitely boost your mood for a long time.
Order a fun cartoon or give a certificate for an interesting adventure. At the age of 18, the guy is still seething with hormones and emotions, so an unforgettable adventure will be a wonderful gift. In addition, you can give a friend a hookah. If he is fond of different types of art, you can make a gift in the form of an instrument that he had long dreamed of. If he is fond of reading books, give an e-book, or a photo frame, on which he can upload photos with moments and review them. In addition, you know a friend for a long time and definitely in your arsenal there were several ideas that a birthday man would like.
If you are walking in a common company, do not forget to consult with friends, maybe they will tell you what to give.
What to give to the son on his 18th birthday
Most modern parents believe that the best present for their child will be a modern expensive gadget or some tricked out novelty from the world of technology. Perhaps this is the right decision, but you can make such a gift and not for a birthday. Definitely, the child will learn and he will still have to buy equipment, so for your birthday it is better to turn on creativity and show your child that you love him and believe in his future achievements. After all, eighteen years is one of the last steps when a child becomes an adult and goes into an independent life.
Every child dreams of a car, but in such an unstable time, not every family can afford such a luxury. But you can take the first step to the child’s dream and give him training in driver’s courses. You will have plenty of time to realize a joint dream.
You also need to look at your child’s hobbies. Very often young people of this age are fond of music. Therefore, a wonderful gift will be a professional musical instrument or tickets for your favorite musical group, which is soon to visit your city. A wonderful gift that will be remembered for a lifetime.
In addition, you can open a bank account in the name of yours and your son, and it is not necessary to put a lot of money on it. The main thing is to start, which your son will accept with joy and understand.
Who else but mom knows what her beloved son needs. Dear mothers, your son goes into adulthood and now begins to think about his appearance. A great gift would be a piece of jewelry. This accessory perfectly emphasizes the status of your son. And guys starting from the age of 18 take care of their appearance. In addition, a memorable engraving from parents can be a unique gift.
Unique and memorable ideas
It is important that the surprise is remembered, and the birthday person remembers this gift for a long time. To do this, pay attention to personalized gifts. To a loved one, value or practicality will not be so important, but the love that you put into it.
Surprise may depend on the location of the event. If the birthday is in the summer and in the open, the birthday party can be pleased with fireworks or flying lanterns in his honor. Here is a truly original and unpredictable gift.
You can also make an unforgettable sweet gift. Recently, the cake industry has developed well and you can order a cake with a special design, on which you can reflect all the wishes with which you would like to congratulate the birthday person.
The originality of the next gift will surprise the young man 100%. You can give a guy an unforgettable trip for two, which you have long dreamed of. You can also give a parachute jump, or a jump using a safety rope. An extreme gift will be a truly unforgettable thing and help dispel fears. And you will help to push towards the fulfillment of dreams.
Men come in different temperaments. Some may be sentimental, while others may not like emotions. In order not to upset the guy with a useless gift, he can give him a practical gift.
A gift will be successful if it is not only original, but also practical, which will be useful and interesting. This will be the thing that he will often use with great pleasure.
A cordless razor, a wonderful and practical gift. Guys love to experiment with their stubble on their faces. Unfortunately, not everyone can afford such a luxury, and many do not attach much importance to their appearance. Thanks to a wireless electric shaver, a guy can change his image every week and constantly monitor his appearance. A quality razor costs good money. 18 years is not a simple birthday, so it’s worth approaching this gift responsibly.
You can give him your favorite perfume, which will be an opportunity to buy your favorite smell. Perfume has always been considered a classic of the genre, which has always been welcome.
Although they say that the clock is not given, all this is nonsense. Almost all men wear watches, and this accessory is not just an element emphasizing the status of a man, but a daily necessity. In addition, there are now various watches:
- waterproof ;
- with special glass;
In addition to the main characteristics, the watch may have additional functions:
- backlight; the calendar;
- luminescent arrows.
Leather wallet, purse – an integral accessory for every man. An original, useful thing. In such an accessory you can put all the necessary things: money, cards, rights, business cards.
Another practical and inexpensive gift will be a mug with your photo. The young man will drink hot drinks daily, and remember the man who loves him.
A belt is a great leather accessory that will decorate your man. In addition, you can order an original badge, with the name of a guy or an emblem that will delight a young man.
If your boyfriend is a computer technician and spends all his free time sitting at the computer, then the best gift will be from this category.
In addition to all the recommendations, you can turn to video resources. There you can find not only a lot of useful, but also creative information. In this video, you can see a list of actual gifts that will help you make a choice:
Girls, everything is pretty simple. Chat with a person and talk about his hobbies. Listen to your heart and try to be creative in this process. Any gift made with love will please a guy. Good luck
Craig Sandeman is South Africa’s go-to guru for all things gift-giving, blending psychology and cultural insights to curate perfect presents. A Cape Town native with a global perspective, he’s renowned for his blog, workshops, and media features that delve into the art and science of thoughtful gifting. If you’re ever stumped on finding the ideal gift, Craig’s expert advice is your ticket to gifting success.