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Awesome Gifts For Men When You’re Struggling!

If you’re struggling to find a gift for a man that you know, you’re probably not alone. For some reason, men seem to be particularly difficult to buy for, which makes the whole process all the more complicated! Even though this is the case, there are some go-to gifts that you can think about purchasing if you’re having a hard time. You might be sat there wondering exactly what these gifts are, and we’re going to be talking about some of them in this article, so keep reading if you want to find out more.

Awesome Gifts For Men When You're Struggling!

A Wallet

The first thing that you can do is buy them a wallet. Now, some people will say that this is quite personal to a man, but often you will find that it isn’t. Most men don’t care too much about what their wallet looks like as long as it holds their change and their cards. Of course, there are some people who are a little more particular than others, but this is common, and you just need to know that the man you are buying for isn’t one of them. Or, you need to know that he is and what kind of wallet he likes. It’s not too difficult to purchase a wallet and sometimes you can even get a little engraving on it if you know them on a more personal level. It’s just an idea that you can go with, especially if you’ve noticed that the one they carry around right now is tattered and old.

A Watch

Or, you might want to think about getting him a watch. You can use this as a subtle hint if the man in question is known for not really being on time, but it also makes a fantastic gift. Try to get some information about the type of metal they prefer, if there are any particular colors they like or don’t like if there are any designers such as Patek Philippe who are of particular interest, and so on. Don’t make it obvious what you are doing, but drop it into a conversation as much as you can and see what you can decipher from this!

A Belt

Finally, it’s extremely hard to go wrong with a belt. Now, you might think that this is a little boring for a gift, but how many men do you know that could use a belt or at the very least, a new belt? Just try to make sure that you get one that is in the right size, or very close to the right size or that could be embarrassing for both parties. Take note of the kind of colors that the man in question wears more often than not, and try to get something that matches. Black is always going to be a good choice, but if you want something a little different, then brown could be a good option as well.

We hope that you have found this article helpful, and now have a couple of ideas as to what kind of gifts you can buy for men when you’re struggling. Just take a deep breath and start again, we know it can feel like it’s the end of the world if you don’t get the right gift, but we promise you that it isn’t.

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Jess Benoit

Jess is a homeschooling mama of 3, wife, gamer, Whovian, Nerd

One thought on “Awesome Gifts For Men When You’re Struggling!

  • Hi Jess. I agree all three of those are good gift ideas. As a man, I suppose I could offer my two cents here too.

    One reason belts and wallets are good bets is because most men already wear belts and carry wallets. Some men (like me) don’t wear watches at all — I guess because I never got into the habit, and my phone makes keeping time easy enough.

    My favorite of the list would be the wallet. Like you say it’s pretty personal, so I’d recommend checking out the guy’s current wallet style, and buying a newer, nicer wallet — maybe with the personalization like you say. After a man chooses between bifold and trifold, that man tends to stick with that style for life.

    Happy holidays!


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