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Playing Detective for the Holidays

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With the holidays rolling around, there are some that are presented with a tricky
quest. Buying gifts for family, friends and of course yourself, is never too challenging,
but when it comes to the significant other, that’s when the hunt gets fierce. Impressing
them and demonstrating your love is the key, but some get lost when searching for it.
There is never a way to magically guess what they are hoping for; however, there are
ways to find out. With keen observation and stealth, there’s never a reason for your
significant other to be disappointed on Christmas morning. First things first, it is time to
bring out the catalogs and newspaper advertisements.
During this time of year, businesses make it a point to keep everyone informed of the
season’s latest products. Want to know what your significant other is pushing for? Leave
catalogs around in random places, the bedroom, the bathroom, the car, his or her
apartment etc. Introduce the circle game. The circle game sounds childish, but it actually
could be the ticket to planting a smile on that special person’s face. Circle game is
simple; circle one item per page that you wouldn’t mind receiving. No one said that you
have to stick to the exact item your lover circles, but at least you have a good idea of
what they like. Hey, if games are not for you, then assume a detective role. See what
commercials catch his or her eye, what advertisements they smile at, and what catalogs
they tend to skim over. Trust me, most of the time that person is trying to subtly hint
towards what they want. You just need to be attentive.
You have to put some elbow grease in to get the best results. A lot of relationships also
have a mutual hobby, or task that both enjoy doing. If video games are the exciting,
bonding pastime, or if your significant other is a gamer, then wrap up a new game under
the tree. It’s always easy to look up new popular video games online, but a quick list of
popular ones this year is: GTA 5, Super Mario Brothers, and The Legend of Zelda. That’s
just a small list compared to many others. A little research never killed anybody. No
matter what your lover is interested it, remember to be attentive, put in some work and do
an extensive exploration to find out what is really going to make their heart swoon. Trust
me, you want to impress them when they unwrap you gift. What you give them will
signify the depth of your love whether you like it or not.



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