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    13 Valentine's Day Gifts To Pamper A New Bae Without Scaring Em Off

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    You've only been an official "couple" for a few days or weeks or months, and along comes high-pressure Valentine's Day to test your relationship! If you want to show your new bae you care, but also don't want to overwhelm them, here are some ideas.

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    1. Put yourself in their shoes. Think of their personality and what they like— are they introverted or extroverted, do they have a distinct style (say, boho or sporty), do they have any interests, like dogs, or football, or reading?

    2. Be yourself. If you're a complete romantic, don't be afraid to get something mushy, or if you're naturally funny, get something that's a bit goofy.

    3.Reference a fun, inside joke, a special interest of theirs, or a cute nickname. You can do this either with the gift itself or in the accompanying card. For instance, a friend got their bae who loved chai a card that said "hey hot-tea." If you've discussed going hiking together sometime, get them a cute cap or socks, saying you've enjoyed getting to know them and can't wait to do this together!

    4. Don't feel like you've to get something ultra-expensive. Keep it chill and affordable for you.

    It's the thought that counts. The right boo will appreciate whatever you get!

    1. If you're still getting to know them and would like to go with something sweet but impersonal, get them chocolates. Ferrero Rocher is always a safe bet - ₹495 (16 pieces) and ₹745 (24 pieces)

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    Get the 16 piece box here, and the 24 piece box here.

    2. Even with people you date briefly, you'll fondly remember the books, movies and music exchanged. Gift them any book you love and enjoy, and do add a personal note inside! If in doubt, a classic comic book is a lovely idea.

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    Two delightful and often profound comic books you can consider gifting:

    There's Treasure Everywhere (Calvin and Hobbes) by Bill Watterson - ₹489

    Comics For A Strange World by Reza Farazmand - ₹421

    3. These awesome photo clips with warm LED fairy lights will make their space look cozy, and is great if they're sentimental - ₹269.

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    Set of 10. Battery-powered.

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    4. Perfume is considered a romantic gift. This popular, unisex Aqua Wave perfume from Body Cupid is a fresh scent, and an affordable option - ₹399

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    100ml. Long lasting fragrance.

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    5. Get this kawaii🥺 panda mug - ₹499 that is fur-fect for anyone who loves baby animals and hot beverages. 🐼☕

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    Get it here.

    6. If they like jewellery, get them these posh, bestselling Swarovski crystal hoop earrings, with over a thousand reviews - ₹259

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    Comes in three styles. Made with original Swarovski elements. Size: 1.6cmx9mm. 5 layer micro gold plated (0.1 micron thickness). Skin-friendly alloy (97% tin and 3% bismuth). Nickel free and lead free as per international standards. Comes in high quality packaging, perfect for gifting.

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    7. You can't go wrong with a candle like LightHaus "Simplicity" vanilla caramel candle, which has a sweet, cozy aroma, and a burn time of 32 hours - ₹499

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    8. Get them vintage brass binoculars so they can spy on you like Joe on Love in the Netflix show You, if that's the kind of relationship you want - ₹533

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    9. Your hot-tea will love this Happy Elephant gift box, which has 96 tea bags in 12 exotic flavours - ₹520

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    Flavours include: Peppermint, Pomegranate, Apple Cinnamon, Black Chai, Cranberry, Passion Fruit, Blueberry, Black Earl Grey, Relaxing Tea, Stimulating Tea, Peach Tea, Mango Tea.

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    10. If the person you like a *latte* likes coffee, get them the sugar-free, vegan, keto-friendly and absolutely delicious Colombia Brew Wild Vanilla coffee - ₹186

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    50g. Get it here.

    11. They'll cherish a practical pair of socks with a fun motif like football, avocados, or whatever they're into - from ₹230

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    The brand SOHO PUNK has several options.

    12. Reward and enable your sassy new bae's sassiness with this "National Sarcasm Society" T-shirt - ₹298

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    100% cotton. Available in black and green. Brand: PrintOctopus.

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    13. Get them a stuffed toy, like this unicorn that conveys that you think they're as cute, unique and special as it, without your actually having to say it - ₹299

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    Get it here.