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Jan 25, 2022 - 10:22am
Fast and Fiduciary, what's your opinion? Comment below:

I'm a guy and have been with my girlfriend for 3 years, but I remember for our first Valentine's Day I took her to a nice sushi restaurant. Then we just went back to my place to watch a movie and drink cheap wine. I got her an inexpensive bracelet as a gift, and she got me a quarter zip sweater. Since you've only been together for a month I wouldn't try to go overboard. Take her to a restaurant that she would like and get her a decent gift but don't blow the bank. 

Jan 25, 2022 - 11:23pm
JamesTrickington, what's your opinion? Comment below:

let's leave no stone unturned, but no need to boil the ocean here

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Jan 25, 2022 - 1:04pm
Isaiah_53_5 💎🙌💎🙌💎, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Flowers, dinner 

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

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Jan 25, 2022 - 1:12pm
CarsnWatches, what's your opinion? Comment below:

I'd keep it simple since you just started dating. Dinner and something that would be thoughtful, but not expensive. Think about things she's talked about like a new yoga mat or something. 

Jan 25, 2022 - 1:16pm
WolfofWSO, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Suggest making dinner together. Get a bottle of wine and a nice Italian recipe, Chicken Carbonara or something. Drink the wine, chit chat, have fun cooking, and enjoy the company of each other.

Dining out is a waste of money to me having been a cook myself. Practice cooking and soon you'll wonder why anyone pays $50 for the cheap tablecloth and fancy plate of mediocre food.

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Jan 26, 2022 - 12:32am
Malta, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Seconding this. Although I do enjoy eating out more for the experience than food itself.

Italian food is harder to screw up (chicken and pasta that is). On the wine front, Trader Joe's has some great options. I can barley taste the difference between wines of the same category, so getting something for $10 will be fine. Just get a fancy looking bottle and nobody will know it's $10.

Get a lighter pasta (like angel hair), it'll help not feel as bloated after eating. Get some chocolates but not cake (for the same reason), like dark chocolates that are smaller.

Lastly, make sure your place smells pretty nice. Washing your sheets, plugging in some air fresheners, and lighting a candle will help. This entire thing should cost under $50

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Jan 25, 2022 - 1:48pm
trustmeimanengineer, what's your opinion? Comment below:

The best panty dropper out there: Cook for her and get her flowers. Plan a romantic stroll somewhere. End up back at your place with her drooling over you. /thread

Jan 25, 2022 - 3:10pm
IncomingIBDreject, what's your opinion? Comment below:

might want to change your username to "chief simp"

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Jan 25, 2022 - 4:06pm
Isaiah_53_5 💎🙌💎🙌💎, what's your opinion? Comment below:
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Threesome with her sister and/or her hot best friend. Nothing less will suffice.

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Hey man, Bateman was all about prostitutes not all of this Alabama style talk you got going on here, let's have some standards please.

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

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Jan 26, 2022 - 8:29am
buggylovesfinance, what's your opinion? Comment below:

lol. it sounds impressive until I mention that it was paid for entirely with airline miles and hotel points. I'm out of pocket $0.00 (at least until the moment we touch down at our overwater villa). flying business class on the way there as well. going to be the trip of a lifetime.  

Jan 25, 2022 - 6:26pm
2rigged2fail, what's your opinion? Comment below:

never ask females for advice. they do not know what they want.

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Jan 26, 2022 - 3:35pm
Isaiah_53_5 💎🙌💎🙌💎, what's your opinion? Comment below:

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"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

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Jan 26, 2022 - 7:06am
financeabc, what's your opinion? Comment below:
Risk Weighted Ass

Lmao he asked ladies for help and I bet he has only gotten male replies

There have to be better places to go than WSO, if you are looking for advice from ladies.  For the most part, the only ladies here are males in high school trolling as ladies.

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Jan 26, 2022 - 8:57am
CompBanker, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Given the relationship is SO fresh, I think you'll get more points for creativity than you will for an actual material gift of value. I don't recommend jewelry or anything like that unless you really want to set the tone for the relationship.

Think back to the conversations you've had and if there were any particular 'unique' things about her that you could use. For example, I started dating a girl whose birthday was two months into our dating. She had showed me some of the artwork that she had drawn and mentioned how she wanted to do more work with watercolors and acrylics. So I went out a bought her a set of acrylic paints and other tools she could use to get started. She was grateful not only for the gift, but also the demonstration that I was actually listening to her. Similarly, I had told her that back when I traveled to other countries, I used to buy Haribo gummy bears at all of the airports and it became a tradition. She bought me a pack of gummy bears (as well as a few other things). It was thoughtful and didn't require much effort on her end.

Flowers never hurt, but they shouldn't be the primary gift. Also, wrap the gifts, even if you are horrible at it. Presentation matters.

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Jan 26, 2022 - 3:21pm
maplesyrup334, what's your opinion? Comment below:

I would focus on experiences rather than material gifts. She will remember it more. Maybe a broadway show or an amazing underground eatery / restaurant. Thats what my boyfriend did on Valentines.  

Jan 26, 2022 - 5:12pm
Tier1Champ, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Just cook dinner together at home and watch a few Detroit Urban Survival Tactical videos together on the TV in case she wants to sleep with you but you are not in the mood and need to escape. 

Jan 26, 2022 - 6:13pm
Arroz con Pollo, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Low key impressed with dale. He's only good at his ridiculous moves, but they work in that sanitized environment

Jan 26, 2022 - 6:55pm
Tier1Champ, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Well all his training is basically useless if the attacker decides to stand more than two feet away from you

Jan 27, 2022 - 7:09am
TheBuellerBanker, what's your opinion? Comment below:

I've been with the lady for the better part of 8-10 yrs and we have never celebrated Valentines day save for the first year of our relationship where it felt obligatory. I save the firepower for her birthday. Before I was with her, whenever I'd date someone it'd somehow always fall around valentines day so the most I'd do was take her to dinner but nothing more. It's really more the gesture which counts as long as you're not dating a psycho who expects gifts and what not considering you've been together a month. Flowers wouldn't hurt (I never did) but I wouldn't buy anything else gift-wise haha. Can't set that precedent ;)

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Jan 27, 2022 - 10:39am
RandyGraves, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Have flowers delivered to her work (preferable if not WFH) or home (especially if she has roommates). The 'I got flowers' flex on coworkers/friends is worth more than you think. For dinner, be creative if her expectations aren't going to a nice restaurant. Cook, cheese/charcuterie, takeaway sourced picnic, etc. Being rushed through a meal at a packed restaurant with a pre fix menu is over rated.   

Feb 2, 2022 - 3:17pm
Psil, what's your opinion? Comment below:

this

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Jan 27, 2022 - 5:40pm
thebrofessor, what's your opinion? Comment below:

been with my wife uninterrupted for well over a decade, never celebrated valentines day in any big way. every twat, dildo, and hairball wants to take their woman out for valentines day dinner at some ridiculous restaurant, so I'd just strive for something different. I'd recommend 2 paths depending on the type of girl she is

  1. if all she wants is to impress her friends and take pictures of your v-day experience, dump her
  2. if she's chill, follow my advice here, not just for v-card I do some date ideas: https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/how-to-lose-my-v-card

if it were me and I was in NYC, I'd cook her something nice, drink some wine, maybe make her a cocktail, hit up a comedy club/jazz club, and then you know the rest 

Feb 1, 2022 - 3:08pm
NickiFan, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Lady commenter here.

I think if your place is nice aka a cozy, clean apartment without people barging in you should cook for her. If you really like her, this is great way to get to know her.

No stress of reservation, booking cabs, etc. It's really stressful for women to dress up to go out, less so when we stay in. Not saying she won't make an effort, just without the hassle.

Ask her about herself, make her laugh. If you want to gift her something- stick to flowers/cookies/scarf etc. Anything more may freak her out.

If you do the deed, do read up on what we like. Don't go by what you think we like. Listen to real experts or ask a lesbian friend.

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Feb 1, 2022 - 11:12pm
Anonymous Monkey, what's your opinion? Comment below:

McDonalds. Nothing more romantic than the Golden Arches. Upgrade the meals to a large too

Feb 2, 2022 - 2:02am
Teller in Branch - Personal Loans, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Bring the one thing that could save your ass if you come short on anything else:

Flowers

You're welcome.

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Feb 2, 2022 - 11:56am
InfoDominatrix, what's your opinion? Comment below:

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