The best gift to make your loved one happy this Christmas [Japanese married couples shared gift ideas]
As the Christmas approaches, it's natural to start thinking about what gift you can get for your loved one to show them how much they mean to you. Finding the perfect gift can be a challenge, but with a little creativity and thoughtfulness, you can find something that your loved one will truly appreciate.
Ringi conducted a special Christmas survey among Japanese married couples, asking them what they would love to receive as a Christmas gift from their loved ones. The survey included men and women between the ages of 30 and 50 living in Japan, all of whom are married.
You can use these answers as hints for gift ideas for your loved ones. So, let's dive into the answers and find out the more!
What Japanese women expect from their partners for Christmas gift
We are showing some of the answers of respondents. And it can be categorized to several types of presents.
There are women who like simplicity and want more freedom in getting the gift they want from their husbands, so "Money" as a gift has its place.
“Cash. I want to buy what I want.” [33 years old, no children. Working in Manufacturing industry]
Of course, a gift is a way to show your affection, and for a woman, it means she is loved and cared for. There are many "Things" that make a woman happy with a gift.
“Flowers. Because flowers make me feel happy.” [45 years old, has children. Working in Manufacturing industry]
“Clothes. Because I can receive something better than what I buy.” [46 years old, no children. Part-time job]
“A ring. I wanted a ring other than a wedding ring.” [47 years old, no children. Housewife]
“Shoes, I've wanted them for a long time.” [44 years old, no children. Company employee: contract or temporary staff]
“Scarfs and gloves of a nice brand. They can be used for a long time.” [49 years old, no children. Working in Service industry]
“Raclette maker. I've always wanted one.” [43 years old, no children. Housewife]
“Massage tool. My shoulders are so stiff. And because it works for both of us.” [49 years old, no children. Working in Finance, securities, and insurance industry]
“Wallet. Because I heard that it is better to receive a wallet than to buy one myself.” [43 years old, has children. Working in Manufacturing industry]
Another category of gifts can be called " experiences" or "spending time together”.
“Going out to dinner at a first-class hotel. Because I think it makes me feel elegant.” [46 years old, has children. Housewife]
“I would like to go on a trip so that we can relax together.” [46 years old, no children. Housewife]
It is said not in vain that sweets make us happier. Even greater happiness comes from sweets given from the heart or handmade. This category of gifts that women want from their husbands is called “Edible Gifts”.
“Want delicious and hard-to-find nice food as a reward for making it through the year.” [47 years old, has children. Housewife]
“Sake. I don't drink alcohol out or buy it at all, so it would be nice to receive such a gift.” [49 years old, has children. Housewife]
“A luxurious high-class cake. I'm happy if it's a cake that I usually can't afford.” [48 years old, no children. Working in Information and communication industry]
“Delicious sweets. It makes me very happy because I feel like I'm being cared for.” [ 48 years old, no children. Working in Education]
“The food is the simplest and he knows what I like.” [42 years old, has children. Working in Medical care and welfare]
What Japanese men expect from their partners for Christmas gift
So, we figured out what gifts women expect from their men, now let's see what the male half answered.
According to men's answers, we can conclude that in general there is less desire to receive things, but more desire to get attention through cooked edible gifts or gifts that will bring enjoyment to both.
“A handmade one, so I can feel the love. No need to spend a lot of money for it.” [38 years old, has children. Doctor, medical professional]
“Handmade sweets. They make me happy and taste wonderful.” [48 years old, no children. Government employee]
“I don't want things. I like cooked food. Because we share the household finances.” [46 years old, has children. Working in Service industry]
“Nintendo Switch... so we can play together as a family.” [47 years old, has children. Working in Service industry]
“I want a scarf and gloves because I don't buy them myself” [50 years old, no children. Currently unemployed]
“Dinner ticket. Because we can spend time together, of course.” [47 years old, no children. Working in Service industry]
“I think I haven't received enough love lately, and I really want love.” [46 years old, has children. Company employee]
More ideas from Ringi
If you're still not sure if the answers to the survey have helped you with gift ideas, Ringi has a few more recommendations. One idea for a Christmas gift is to give an experience. This can be tickets to a concert or play, a gift certificate for a couple's massage, or even a weekend trip. Experiences create memories that last a lifetime, and it's a great way to show your loved one that you value quality time together.
Another option is to give a personalized gift. This can be something as simple as a handmade card or a scrapbook filled with memories of the past year. Or you can do something more extravagant, like custom jewelry or a personalized work of art. The important thing is to make an effort to make the gift meaningful and special for your loved one.
Whatever you choose, the most important thing is that your gift is made from the heart. A well-chosen and thoughtful gift will show your loved one how much you care about them and will be a meaningful start to the Christmas.
Perfect gift ideas for your loved one using the power of AI
Are you looking for a unique and thoughtful gift for your loved one this Christmas? Check out the Ringi app, which is based on AI. With Ringi, you can find the perfect gift ideas for your loved one using the power of AI.
Here's how it works: just sign up for the app and start communicating with the Ringi AI assistant. You can tell the assistant about your partner's interests, preferences and hobbies, and it will use that information to suggest gift ideas that are right for your loved one.
One of the best things about Ringi is that it takes the stress and guesswork out of choosing a gift. No more endlessly flipping through online gift guides or trying to come up with ideas yourself. Just let Ringi do all the work for you, and you're sure to find a gift your partner will love.
Last words from Ringi
Are you ready to make your loved one happy with a Christmas gift? Then why wait? Try Ringi and find the perfect Christmas gift for your loved one. With the help of artificial intelligence, you can easily find a gift that is thoughtful, unique and sure to be appreciated.
Ringi blog writers:
- Yerkezhan Karatayeva
- Minae Yonemura