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Don’t Scare Her Off! 30 Valentine’s Day Gifts For New Relationships in 2022

Nothing’s more exciting than a new relationship — and with Valentine’s Day right around the corner, you probably want to show your new bae some love without going over the top and risking coming off as clingy. Looking for the right Valentine’s Day gift for a new relationship can be tricky, so we’re here to help you out.

Given that we still spent a lot of the last year indoors, your relationship has probably moved a little faster than it would have in previous years. This is a good thing; that means you can go a little more extra than the casual new relationship gift because you know each other decently enough at this point. Meaning, you won’t look super attached.

With that being said, it’s also still a safe bet to snag your new lover something a little more low-key. You don’t want to get something too sentimental, even if you are moving quickly. This isn’t an episode of The Bachelor — this is real life. Don’t feel like you need to turn this into an engagement. You don’t want to get your new bae a wildly expensive piece of jewelry or a brand new video game console. That’s too much. You don’t want to spend too much money, because that can come off as too strong, but you don’t want to go too cheap either. Because that may look like you’re not too into them. It’s quite a tightrope of a decision.

We got you if you need a few ideas to get you started. Note that you can get your new boo a couple of things too, just don’t go over the top. We suggest, like, three items max and keep it reasonably priced. Without further ado, here are the best Valentine’s Day gifts for new relationships in 2022.

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1. Cravings by Chrissy Teigen Luxe Silk Robe

This super sultry 100% Mulberry silk robe comes in three bold colors with contrasting abstract floral prints. It’s long and relaxed, and elegant even while being comfortable. Exactly what you hope is in store for your relationship. Plus, a robe at your place encourages her to spend the night!

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2. Big Blanket Co. Original Stretch Blanket

The ultimate gift of comfort represents an unspoken agreement that you’ll never have to fight over the blanket with your new SO. This blanket is 100 square feet., meaning you can cuddle up and get close — but not TOO close — if you’re still figuring it out with the new person.

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3. Naot Footwear Women’s Unwind Slippers

Who doesn’t like comfortable, supportive slippers? They’re a foolproof gift for the beginning stages of your relationship.

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4. Omaha Steaks Classic Valentine’s Day Dinner

It is worth the splurge for a new relationship around Valentine’s Day. It’s something you can both cook and enjoy together as you explore new conversations and learn more about each other in a romantic setting. The package includes BYO choices of butcher’s cut filets, private reserve ribeye crown steaks, individual scalloped potatoes, stuffed baked potatoes, creamed spinach, creamed corn, cheesecake sampler, chocolate souffle, seasoned butter, steak sauce and seasonings.

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5. Sugar Plum Chocolate Pretzel Passion Gift Tray

The combination of chocolate and pretzels has existed for centuries for good reason! Sugar Plum’s Chocolate Pretzel Passion Gift Tray includes a variety of 23 tasty treats. There are pieces of chocolate-dipped logs covered in chocolate candy pieces, chocolate sandwich cookie logs, double chocolate chip pretzels, and pretzels dipped in signature milk, dark and white chocolates.

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6. Beef Jerky Flower Bouquet

Show your love is, well, savory and meaty! Each stunning flower in this hand-crafted edible bouquet is expertly made from quality beef jerky. The petals are made with 100% beef!

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7. Warmies Microwavable French Lavender Scented Plush Elephant

You can’t go wrong gifting a stuffed animal on Valentine’s Day. They go hand-in-hand with the Hallmark holiday. One of our favorites for this year is this adorable lavender-scented elephant plush your lover can stick right in the microwave for a warming, lovely lavender-scented cuddle buddy.

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8. Echo Dot

A few years ago, we would have told you that the Amazon Echo is too much of a gift to give on your first Valentine’s Day with a new bae. Well, times have changed, and we’re letting you know that you can snag the all-new Echo Dot for your boo. This baby sits at just around $30, so it will not even remotely break the bank. As expected, it comes with Alexa so your babe can chat with her all day long if they need to about the weather and music. It even has a new and improved sound system worth geeking over.

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9. Mug from Redbubble

Have you ever ordered something from Redbubble? No? Well, now’s the time. They have a slew of inexpensive, super personal gifts that will really bring a smile to your giftee’s face. If your Valentine has a favorite show, movie, book, catchphrase, character, food, animal — whatever, there is a mug for it on Redbubble. Even for the most obscure. Right now, we love this Schitt’s Creek-themed mug that visualized the Rosebud Motel logo.

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10. W&P Craft Cocktail Kit

Treat your new significant other to a couple of craft cocktails with this compact craft cocktail kit. If you’re still in the FaceTime faze of your relationship, or you’re spending this V-Day socially distanced from one another, this is also a cute idea for a date night. Both of you can make the same drink and experience it together as you chat over the interwebs.

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11. Homesick Scented Candles

So your new boo is from another state? Give them a taste of home with these comforting scented candles from their homeland. Better yet, if you can’t see each other right now due to the ongoing pandemic, this works even better. Gift them the state you’re in so you can show them what they’re missing out on.

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12. Lepro 50ft LED Strip Lights

Calling all TikTokers — if your bae doesn’t have these lights in their room yet, they aren’t on TikTok. What a shame. Help turn them into a clout chaser with 50 feet worth of color-changing, LED strip lights to get the party started.

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13. Beeropoly

Endless beer challenges that involve a rhyming competition and dancing? Sign us up. Gift this creative, thoughtful and memorable drinking game for a beer lover in your life. Heck, even a cider lover. We don’t judge.

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14. New York Biology Dead Sea Mud Mask

Treat them to a gift of great skin and a pampered evening at home with the New York Biology Dead Sea mud mask. Hey, maybe they’ll even let you get your hands on it. Or, your face. That makes more sense.

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15. Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 Instant Camera

If there’s anything we suggest you do with this new relationship of yours, it’s to make some memories. With that being said, gift your new boo something that will encourage them to make endless memories of the two of you together. Who doesn’t love an instant camera?

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16. Crosley Voyager Bluetooth Record Player

Instill a new hobby into your new lover with this record player from Crosley. It’s the perfect record player to start with and even has Bluetooth capability so that they can play their favorite tunes straight out of their Airpods or Amazon Echo device.

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17. Casetify Phone Case

Odds are, they drop their phone. Who doesn’t? Get them a phone case from Casetify, which offers attractive and durable phone cases. You can customize one yourself or select from their current, extensive range of offerings. Best of all? They have a case for every kind of smartphone out there. Get lookin’!

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18. Bodum Pour Over Coffee Maker

If your new love swears by their coffee routine, consider gifting them this pour-over maker with excellent reviews from Amazon. It’s got a stainless steel mesh filter built inside that extracts coffee’s many scents, subtle flavors and leaves them in the drink. The carafe is made of heat-resistant borosilicate glass with a cork band so they won’t burn their hand off when handling it. The best part? You can’t mess up making coffee in this maker, and the cup always turns out good.

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19. {THE AND} Couples Edition

If you want to get to know each other, this deck of cards is how. It’s chock full of all the questions you’re probably dying to ask your new partner and comes in the form of a game where they have to answer or gaze into your eyes for a full minute. It’s intense and super fun at the same time. Gift them 199 questions based off an Emmy-award-winning documentary experience that’ll deepen your relationship and connection this V-day.

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20. Rise & Shine Piecework Puzzle

Anyone can give a regular ol’ puzzle as a gift — trust us, you want to be the guy or gal who gifts a Piecework Puzzle this Valentine’s Day. These bright, shiny puzzles are works of art and hobbies rolled into one. This Rise & Shine one is a beautiful breakfast platter that’ll challenge you to assemble the image together and probably make you hungry for bagels and lox afterward.

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21. Gaiam Yoga Mat

Another great, low-key gift is a yoga mat. They’re super useful and practical for non-yoga-related exercise, and this one’s high-quality without being too expensive. If you’ve got a zen new partner or want to share your asana practice with them, this is a great gift. Gaiam makes them lightweight, so they’re easy to carry, they have a non-slip texture and there’s a free yoga class included in the purchase!

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22. PATET Instant Champagne Cocktail Kit

Date night calls for a romantic cocktail, and these luxe sugar cubes are to bring anything to the next level. Just pop into your sparkling wine and instantly elevate the evening.

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23. Malaya Organics Lavender & Vanilla Decadent Bath Salts

The gift of a spa night at home is a gift they won’t soon forget, and these luxurious bath salts are perfect. Made from organic plant and botanical oils, all you need to do is sprinkle in the tube and enjoy a relaxing soak with herbal and sweet notes of lavender and vanilla.

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24. 25 Momme 100% Pure Mulberry Silk Pillowcase

If they really take rest seriously, the right bedding will go a long way. This soft and silky pillowcase comes in 11 different colors and promises a luxurious night’s sleep.

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25. BloomingTables Desk

If they really love their plants, this living desk will get them so excited. Especially now that so many of us are working from home, the desk will add life and vitality to their work day.

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26. Hast 8” Chef’s Knife

If you are dating someone who really loves to cook, there’s nothing like a great knife. This Japanese-style bladed Chef’s Knife is a perfect idea for a Valentine’s Day gift for new relationships because it is lightweight with a comfortable handle, made from Matrix Powder Steel. It’ll be ready for all their chopping and mincing!

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27. Absolut Elyx Copper Love Birds Gift Set

Sometimes a beautiful cocktail is all about the delivery, and this copper bird would make a gorgeous serving cup for all sorts of romantic cocktails.

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28. Babygold Enamel Heart Necklace

With a new relationship, you may not be ready to invest in expensive jewelry. But this necklace is made of enamel and has a lot of, well, heart. It can even be personalized with your boo’s favorite color!

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29. Leatherology Uptown Vertical Tote

If they are always lugging their laptop and other odds and ends around, this luxurious commuter-friendly bag will help them stay organized while still feeling stylish and not weighed down.

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30. Topix Great Conversations

New relationships are all about getting to know each other, and a big part of that is really good conversations. These cards provide conversation starters that are fun and meaningful, and just may help you get to the next level of intimacy!

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