As you probably already know, it is really not good push present etiquette to come out and ask your wife if she wants to receive something. First, most are going to say that they don’t “need” anything while in their mind they are beating you over the head with a frying pan, hoping you can read between the lines. Also, if they have to tell you that they want something, it pretty much ruins the element of surprise for them. Even if they assume that you are shopping for one, they really don’t know the mission is complete until they see the pretty bow.
So, what do you do if you are really not sure? Maybe you feel as though she will be mad that you spent money on her when things are needed for the baby, but if you don’t, then she will be disappointed. It is hard being in this situation, but you are not the first person to have to learn to read the subtle hints.
When you come home from work, golfing or the gym, does there always seem to be a magazine open to a picture of jewelry or something similar? You probably think nothing of it and just move it out of your way, but it is there for a reason. If you start seeing magazines open on the kitchen table, coffee table and even on the nightstand by your alarm clock, she is trying really hard to make it easy on you. [Read more…] about How to Tell if Your Wife Really Wants a Push Present