Post # 1
Hi, I know the question has been asked before, but I would really like to come up with a meaningful gift for my future fiance, and I’m hoping you ladies have some suggestions! We’ve been talking about getting married for a while, and actually went and looked at rings this weekend so he could have an idea of what I like (although will pick it out himself). It made it more…real! In the other threads, it seems ike most of the suggestions have been a watch or a video game system. Good ideas, but I’m hoping for something with a similar significance/permanence as my ring will have, without actually being a ring. I’ve thought about a watch, but am just not sold yet.
I would love to hear any ideas you might have about a meaningful gift for a man that is *somewhat* comparable to a ring. I want to have whatever I choose to get ready for when he decides to propose 🙂
Post # 3
I know you said you’re not sold on the watch idea, but this is why I got my Darling Husband a watch for his engagement gift. In our culture a watch is what couples used to give each other to when they were engaged.
I didn’t want to get Darling Husband a gadget like a video game console/new laptop/camera lens, etc because that is something that has a timed life span. I wanted to get him something that he would still use/wear 50 years from now as I will wear my e-ring.
Post # 4
well this won’t really help, but I got him a tissot watch for our engagement. I figured he could wear it everyday, like I wear the ring. But He usually just wears it for special occasions.
(side note: his birthday was weeks away, and I had already bought him a new xbox.)
If you bought him a watch, would he wear it daily?
Post # 5
My Fiance has everything, so I am thinking of getting him something we cando together. Thethic meting is skydiving I think. He has been wanting to forever busince I I am a baby (and scared of planes) we haven’t, but I think it will be a great gift for him and a memory he will have forever.
Edit-just realized this saidengagement present, not wedding presentm– opppps sorry!
Post # 6
@yellowshoe: Thanks! I’m slowly warming up to the watch idea, for exactly the same reason you mentioned. I’d rather not get him something “gadget-y” or with a lifespan, but rather something he will have and be able to wear years and years from now.
Post # 7
@Miss Beacon – Oooh, I just looked up the watches you mentioned – so nice! I think he would probably wear it every day. He doesn’t have a watch now, but I mentioned the idea in passing to him awhile ago and he said he just hasn’t got himself one because he checks time on his cell phone.
@countrygirl62312 – Great idea on the “experience gift” for a wedding present…I’m going to keep that in mind!
Sorry if my replies come through wrong…first few posts on WeddingBee 🙂
Post # 8
Our wedding weekend is going to involve a lot of driving around, so I’m renting him his dream car for the weekend (we’re not doing limos for anyone). We won’t be able to afford to BUY one for years, but he will love putting some miles on it for our special day. I just have to keep telling him he doesn’t get his engagement present till the day before our wedding.
He got a little ansty though, so I bought him the new Legend of Zelda : Skyward Sword for Wii to keep him occupied. He’s playing it right now. RIGHT. NOW.