And if you do give something and he doesn’t, you feel like a dumbass.

The sad reality is, most of us would rather feel like a jackass than a dumbass.

Oh, and in one other situation: When it’s Christmas and you’re in an undefined relationship.

Two years ago at this time, I had been dating a guy named Jorge on and off for about a year.

The right outfit is something festive yet conservative. You don't want to invite someone to go to an event with you and then leave her alone in the corner.

And you don't want to be so busy that your date will feel ignored such that he or she will look for attention accordingly. Make sure to save time for your honey during the holiday party madness.

The holiday season can be such a whirlwind, you need to make sure you don't get so caught-up that you cause an issue for yourself. If you are single during the holidays, keep in mind that this is an excellent time to meet someone.

During this time of year, everyone is out and being social, so there are lots of opportunities to meet someone new.

If he asks about yours and hints that he might get you something, you might be safe to go a Many women are natural-born givers. Giving too much to a man who is not your boyfriend can easily freak him out. Many guys are just naturally clueless when it comes to that stuff. *** Ever had a gift-giving catastrophe with a new relationship?

The holiday season is a busy time for everyone whether you are single, married or in a relationship.

Here are my gift-giving guidelines for guys who are not your boyfriend (yet): Dating more than three months: This is tricky.