Help! First anniversary kinda important could do with some help.
Ok so finally now that Christmas (which was a complete friggin shambles) is over, I now have an anniversary to worry about.
It’s the first anniversary of my relationship with my girlfriend, and to her it’s a big deal, to me – not so much because I’ve never bothered with that kind of thing before. I can understand this sort of thing if you’re married to someone, but not if you’re dating them. Still, because it is important to her I want to put effort into it (there is no question about the wanting to put effort into this by the way).
Basically, I’m a bit of a poor bloke, I can’t afford a great deal, I may have about £60–70 at my disposal for this thing, but I have NO friggin idea what to do. Going out some place nice is out of the way – she wants me to cook something, so that’s covered, but I want to do more than that – truth be told I was going to take her to Bella Italia, which is a place we went to once and she said she liked it, so we may do that yet, but more for the drinking than the eating if I’m cooking something already.
I don’t want to get her something too flashy, but I don’t want to get her something that really is just corny or old fashioned. She’s 26, and not really girly, so flowers and chocolates are way out of the question. She likes music – but she gets her own music anyway – and she seems to have a thing for purple (she has a few purple tops I’m aware of).
I’ve never been in this sort of position before where I have to get a girlfriend something for an anniversary. It’s not my kind of thing. So whilst you may not know a great deal about this person, what sort of things would you think make for a fairly good attempt at a first anniversary kind of thing? Advice and hints and all other manner of fluthering usefulness would be extremely appreciated because it’s happening next month!
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