My true love gave to me

“Men need to understand ‘gift-speak.’

Young, unattached men often view gift giving as “fiscal foreplay”. However, Prof Furnham preaches caution: “Too expensive a gift too early in the relationship can feel like a sexual bribe, while small, cheap gifts well into the relationship can be seen as the sign of a cheapskate. Old etiquette books say that women who accept costly gifts are incurring sexual debts.

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An interesting read. And I thought gift giving was as easy as purchasing the first thing that came into view.