10 gifts a Russian and Ukrainian girl will hate
talk about 10 gifts a Russian girl will hate. Some of them are
traditionally not given as gifts in Russia because of certain
superstitions, others can simply be considered to be a display of
A mug or a coffee cup
This is probably
the most common gift one receives in Russia. If the mug is
especially unique and tells a whole story about the two of you, then
there is nothing bad about giving it. Otherwise it is too
A cactus in a pot
definitely does not convey a message of love and devotion. If you
want to make a good impression, avoid prickly plants in pots.
A gift card
Giving a gift card
to a girl you like is not a smart idea, especially if you have just
started dating. It is an impersonal gift, which tells her you are
not interested in making an effort or taking your time to think
about her gift. Cash is not a good option either.
Giving sleepers as
a gift is a very bad omen in Russia. Sleepers are considered a
symbol of death, and that is why if you don’t want your Russian girl
to be upset, you should never give her this object.
Personal hygiene items
Giving her shampoo,
cream, shower gel or soap (no matter how beautiful the wrapper is)
is not recommended in any situation. For her it may not just be
inappropriate but simply rude.
First of all, no
man can choose the right kitchen utensils or appliances to be 100%
sure that his woman is going to like them and enjoy using them.
Secondly, a gift should never remind her of cooking, scrubbing or
cleaning. After all, not many men appreciate receiving a hammer as a
Knives and sharp objects
In Russia it is
believed that any sharp objects given as a gift are going to bring
disagreements and misfortune.
Address and phone book
It is surprising
that phone books are still available for sale. In our age of mobile
communications there is no need to have phone number and even
addresses written down. No matter how pretty it looks and how much
you think she will like it, pass it by as a useless gift.
Any gift that may
remind a person about their physical defects or imperfections should
be taken out of consideration immediately.
10. Digital scales
Digital scales may
be evaluated as a hint that she needs to lose some weight. No woman
will appreciate a gift like this.