While it’s not exactly clear how long it’ll be that having Amazon deliver things to your door will be the main form of shopping, that doesn’t mean birthdays have been canceled. if you still want to make your man’s birthday a special occasions, then you still have plenty of options available, even if he won’t be able to use the actual gift right away.
Since everyone searches through Netflix or Amazon Prime for way too long before finding exactly what they want, why not make the easy decision and give him the chance to re-watch his favorites from the Golden Age of Television? And if you haven’t seen it, it’s new to you, too.
Whether it’s the The Wire, The Sopranos, Breaking Bad, or even Game of Thrones (except the last season), you can find really well-made collections that include not only all the episodes but plenty of bonus features that take you behind the scenes. It’s easy to make the evenings go by a little bit quicker when you line up two episodes back to back of television that you know without a doubt is going to be good.
Sure, there is a chance that your guy has that one old black suit for weddings and funeral and not much else, but even he might be itching to try a new style after weeks and weeks of wearing sweat pants, hoodies and boxer shorts around the house. Looking good will never go out of style, and getting advice from experts will certainly wipe away all doubt about what he is about to buy.
There are plenty of locations in departments store and smaller independent clothing outlets that have great services to make sure that he finds a style that’s just right for him. And with the employees doing most of the heavy lifting of finding the right size and style of pants, shirts, and jackets, he just has to stand there with his arms out and occasional stare at himself in a mirror. And if you’re liking how much more suave he suddenly looks, then even he knows it’s win-win.
It’s also a great way to support smaller suit stores that could really use the help of getting back on their feet after being shuttered for so long.
Married couples or ones in long term relationships often find themselves bored with their sex life after a while. This is not something that affects one hundred percent of couples but it is a common occurrence. You can use your man’s birthday as an opportunity to spice up your sex life. There are different ways you can surprise him on his special day. The birthday gifts ideas can range from booking a weekend retreat to doing something way naughtier like hiring an escort. (if you do decide to go with a such an out of the box idea like hiring an escort, please make sure to do your research beforehand. For example, if you live in London, make sure to google something like London escort reviews. It’s always better to collect as much information as possible.)
When it comes to booking a weekend retreat, nothing makes you want something more than when you can’t have it, and while a weekend at a nice hotel – even one in your own city – might have seemed a bit ho-hum prior to March of 2020, now it seems like a wonderful escape. Not only a hotel room, but even going for dinner and drinks will seem like a bit of nostalgia and whole lot of fun.
Of course hotels aren’t exactly the most popular destinations right about now, but even just giving him a card outlining the plan you have to show him a wild time as soon as it becomes acceptable to book again will be something to look forward to. Maybe even tease him with some of the clothes – or lack of clothes – you are already planning on bringing along with you.
After becoming much too familiar and bored with your own place, even a standard hotel room will be a great breath of fresh air, especially on the balcony and you can look down at the world below and see it getting back on its feet.
Sure, there were some ways that maybe you could have exercised inside this whole time, but since it became easier to sit on your couch and stare at Netflix or Amazon Prime for hours on end while wolfing down delivery pizza, a lot of people are going to be wanting to burn off this Coronavirus weight when things go back to normal.
Get on top of it by getting him a personal trainer. Even just setting up one appointment to see if it’s the right fit for him, becoming inspired to get back into an exercise routine is a hug boost in terms of mental and physical health. To show him you’re serious, book it for both of you, and you can start working out together.
if the self-quarantine was an excuse to stay inside and be less physical, as soon as restrictions are lifted, turn that into an excuse to go outside and start moving around and getting your body feeling good again.
And even if the personal trainer isn’t the ideal way to start exercising again, consider getting equipment like a Peloton or elliptical machine so you can work out in your own way, still in the comfort of your own home.
Since group activities like sports and concerts are still a long way from coming back, one of the best ways to hang out with people and have fun is through online multiplayer. It doesn’t matter if it’s a Playstation, Nintendo Switch, or Xbox, all of them have features that allow you to play against millions of other players worldwide. If he’s into first person shooters there’s the massively popular Call of Duty on Playstation and Xbox and for fighting and racing there’s Smash Brothers and Super Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on the Nintendo Switch. You can even turn into a bit of a gift for yourself, because Nintendo’s Animal Crossing game has become a super popular title where you can create and design your own desert island.
During the early weeks of the quarantine, many video game consoles were hard to come by since everyone was ordering them online and your usual electronics stores weren’t open. This has continue because it’s not as easy to build and ship them as it used to be. Not only would be an impressive gift to find, but it will definitely be a fun experience that you both can use over an over again.