The Perfect Valentine's Day Gift For Him, Based On His Zodiac Sign

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Valentine’s Day isn't just an opportunity for guys to shower their women with love! In fact, many women look forward to the day they give gifts to the man they love most.

But the pressure is on and buying for a guy isn’t so easy, as flowers and a box of chocolates probably won't quite do it for him. If you’re stumped on what to get him for Valentine's Day, his zodiac sign can uncover an unknown side to him that he may never have shown to you.

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Take a little journey through the characteristics of his zodiac sign to better understand the kind of gift he would really appreciate. And if you don’t want to do the research yourself, you've come to the right place.

Here's what to get him for Valentine's Day, based on his zodiac sign.

Aries (March 21 - April 19)

While he loves physical challenges and doing sports himself, the Aries man just as excited watching a sporting event. And there's nobody he'd rather do that with than you.

Valentine's Day gifts for an Aries man: Get him tickets to a sporting event. Purchase the best seats you can afford and maybe throw in a comfy jersey for him to wear, too. If his favorite team isn't letting fans buy tickets due to COVID-19, consider getting him an IOU gift for a later date.

Taurus (April 20 - May 20)

Taurus men have a thing for material items and love living in the lap of luxury, especially high-quality clothes. But he's naturally quite practical, so that balance is important.

Valentine's Day gifts for a Taurus man: Get him a luxury brand shirt, which is a gift he will love and can make use of. Plus, he can feel confident wearing it when the two of you go out in public.

Gemini (May 21 - June 20)

Not only does the Gemini man like reading books, he also loves to take trips and explore. He’s naturally curious and wants to be social, which makes him the ultimate tourist.

Valentine's Day gifts for a Gemini man: Gift him a book that will give him plenty of opportunities to be a tourist in his own town. Whether it's an informative book on the history or a travel book for the city he lives in, he won't be able to wait to use it.

Cancer (June 21 - July 22)

Cancer men are homebodies and much prefer a quiet night in with you. This will be less pressure on you to take him out to a fancy restaurant.

Valentine's Day gifts for a Cancer man: Cooking him a meal instead of going out would make him really happy. He won’t have to hide his emotions since you won’t be around strangers, and he can feel cozy while devoting all of his attention to you.

Leo (July 23 - August 22)

Leo men expect to have a good time on this holiday, and he loves new and intriguing experiences. Why not give him something other than a material item?

Valentine's Day gifts for a Leo man: Take your Leo guy on a romantic weekend away, whether it's nearby or somewhere you drive to in just a few hours. Anywhere far enough to feel unique to him.

Virgo (August 23 - September 22)

Virgo men are practical, so he will want a gift he can put to good use, rather than something whimsical.

Valentine's Day gifts for a Virgo man: A useful kitchen appliance is always a great choice. And since he cares about healthy food and works extremely hard to have a productive life, a juicer or blender could make things a whole lot easier for him.

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Libra (September 23 - October 22)

Libra men really don't like to be alone and want to share their company with others. This can be especially difficult if you two don't live together.

Valentine's Day gifts for a Libra man: Buying him a pet could help keep him company. Libra guys love being gentle, too, so think about a rabbit or cat — an animal they can snuggle with at night.

Scorpio (October 23 - November 21)

Scorpio men love new experiences, but may be reticent about their interests. This calls for something exciting, fun, and that plays into one of his favorite things.

Valentine's Day gifts for a Scorpio man: If he's a big fan of game shows and has never been an audience member for one, it may be the perfect bucket list item to check off. Since he also loves facts and being right, he will probably enjoy trying to answer the questions right from his seat.

Of course, much like tickets to sporting events, this one may require an IOU.

Sagittarius (November 22 - December 21)

Sagittarius men are independent, love freedom and want to travel more than anything in the world. So, skip the fancy gifts and give him what he really wants.

Valentine's Day gifts for a Sagittarius man: A road trip is the perfect way to spark his spirit. Plan out the trip, offer to drive, and make sure to have stunning National Parks or forests on the itinerary, since he loves the outdoors.

Capricorn (December 22 - January 19)

While he might not be the most adventurous, Capricorn men like having wholesome, family-friendly fun. And having you participate is all the more interesting to him.

Valentine's Day gifts for a Capricorn man: An awesome board game is a practical gift he can use with his friends, at family parties, or one-on-one with you. Plus, it gives him the chance to use his mind and self-control to be the winner.

Aquarius (January 20 - February 18)

Aquarius men love to help others and are the humanitarians of the Zodiac. He may have a few causes he's passionate about.

Valentine's Day gifts for an Aquarius man: Get him tickets to a fundraising event. This gift is something he can feel good about, and it gives him the chance to use his social skills to meet others and have deep conversations about the cause.

Pisces (February 19 - March 20)

Pisces men just can’t hide their love for music and having a good time with friends. And while he wants to be out and about, there are other ways you can help him have fun.

Valentine's Day gifts for a Pisces man: While concerts are on hold for the near future, instead, purchase tickets to online concerts! Whether it's his favorite band or a new group he's into, it's the perfect way to treat him to all the things he loves.

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Shannon Ullman is a writer, traveler, and experience junkie. Read more about her travels and find resources to travel more yourself on her blog, Lives Abroad.