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Dating Gift Ideas for Fathers Day

For Those Dating a Single Dad on Fathers Day

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If you've decided that purchasing a father's day gift for the single dad you are dating is the right choice for your relationship, read on for a list of inventive, interesting and even last-minute gift ideas for fathers day.

Fathers Day Gift Idea #1: Tickets

Dating Gift Idea - Tickets
Cezar Perelles

Has your loved one ever complained you don't take them out enough? Well now is your chance to prove them wrong. From live theater to contemporary music, baseball to the NHL, and concerts to Broadway, you can buy a ticket (Buy Direct) to almost any event imaginable online. And if you're really unsure as to which specific event the Father in your life would love the most? Buy an customizable online gift certificate that will be delivered through email, and your partner can choose their own ultimate gift. This is also a great last-minute Father's Day gift idea.

Fathers Day Gift Idea #2: Magazines

Magazines
Slavomir Ulicny

A friend of mine once told me that the best gifts are those that keep on giving long after the holidays have ended. Magazine subscriptions (Buy Direct) are an excellent way to give a loved one something special that they'll cherish for the rest of the year, and provide an opportunity for you to learn more about their hobbies and interests as well. Unfortunately these magazine subscriptions can only be mailed in the US.

Fathers Day Gift Idea #3: Pampering

Razorantium Shaving Cream
LUSH Cosmetics

LUSH Cosmetics has some unique yet inexpensive gifts for fathers day that cater to single dads who need a bit of tender loving care. Try their Ambrosia Shaving Cream (Buy Direct), Razorantium Shaving Cream (Buy Direct), or the Wiccy Magic Muscles Massage Bar (Buy Direct).

Fathers Day Gift Idea #4: Gadgets and Gizmos

Office Space Kit
ThinkGeek

For people dating a technology-loving single Dad, ThinkGeek has oodles of Fathers Day gifts in a price range anyone can afford, such as the Instant Music Vinyl and Cassette Ripper (Buy Direct), to the Office Space Kit (Buy Direct).

Fathers Day Gift Idea #5: Hobbies & Interests

Fishing Lure
Juha Blomberg

When really stuck for a Fathers Day gift idea for the guy you're dating, you can always fall back on his hobbies and interests. Does he love Shakespeare? Classic Rock? Exotic Pets? Fishing? Whatever it is, either ask him directly for what he'd like that would make his hobby or interest easier, or get a gift certificate so he can decide on his own.

Fathers Day Gift Idea #6: Fashion & Grooming

Cuff Links
Spencer Ritenour

A grooming or fashionable Fathers Day gift doesn't mean you are trying to give the gent you are dating a hint. Rather, think of these gift ideas as practical, supportive ways to help him look his best, like cufflinks or sunglasses.

Fathers Day Gift Idea #7: Dinner

Dinner
Andreas Schumann

Get a nice bottle of wine, put on some music, decorate the table, and grill up a Fathers Day dinner. Its a quick, relatively easy, and inexpensive as you want it to be Fathers Day gift idea. Alternatively, you can get the budding chef that you are dating some cooking related gifts, such as:

Fathers Day Gift Ideas #8: Drinks

Three Piece Shaker Set - Fathers Day Gift
Cooking.com

For the gent who likes to indulge after work or while watching the game, providing him with some things just for him to enjoy the experience is always a thoughtful gesture. Perhaps some specialty beer mugs would be up his alley, or maybe coffee/tea is more his style. Either way, make sure he knows these Father Day gifts are just for him to enjoy, and aren't meant to be shared with anyone else.

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