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A 6-Month Anniversary Gift for a Boyfriend

by Ryan Pickett

The perfect six-month anniversary gift is a celebration of a successful relationship. The presentation of your gift should be romantic. The love of your boyfriend is invaluable, so show that you care by giving the gift in a thoughtful way. When choosing your gift, observe the interests of your boyfriend to find a gift that he loves.

Sentimental Gifts

woman editing on computer

A sentimental gift shows the moments of your relationship that make you smile. An example of a sentimental gift is a video montage of your home videos made with video editing software, such as Final Cut Pro. A video montage should include titles and background music as well as transitions. When you show the video montage, create a romantic atmosphere with a dark room and some tea light candles. The DVD case should include a collage of photos of you with your boyfriend.

Creative Gifts

woman writing a song

Creative gifts showcase your talents in a way that shows your love as well. An idea for a creative gift is to turn an image that is meaningful to your boyfriend into a canvas print. Another idea is to utilize a special skill that you have. For instance, write and perform a song for your boyfriend if you are a skilled lyricist. Alternatively, you could write a poem and turn it into a homemade card.

Taking Things To The Next Level

couple moving in together

An anniversary is the perfect time to have a serious talk with your boyfriend. Some topics to bring up include exchanging apartment keys and moving in together. Proceed with your serious talk by evaluating your boyfriend's response. If the talk isn't going as planned, you could always just treat your boyfriend to dinner instead as a last minute gift. While taking things to the next level might be your idea of a present, you really need to double check that your boyfriend is on the same page.

Other Ideas

couple taking a romantic walk on the beach

The idea for the perfect present should come to you if you observe your boyfriend's interests. A boyfriend who loves food might love for you to treat him to a romantic meal at home. A laid back boyfriend might enjoy tickets for the two of you to see his favorite sports team. An artist might like a night out to the movies. A walk to a romantic location is perfect for the outdoorsy type.

About the Author

Ryan Allen Pickett (born June 13, 1979) is an American filmmaker. Pickett has created award-winning movies, such as Look, which received an important 4-star review from Film Threat. Pickett has appeared in television shows, including an appearance on Fox series Arrested Development (TV series) where he played the Young Oscar Bluth. Ryan was a top 5 finalist in the showcase event in the United States for Global Entrepreneurship Week film entrepreneurship competition The Race to BE hosted by media mogul Russell Simmons at Sony Picture Studios in Los Angeles in 2008. Pickett is profiled in 2012 Vol. 7 No. 1 Student Filmmakers magazine on page 46–47.

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