7 Interesting Facts about Gifts that Many of Us Don’t Know
Do you know men are likely to wait for the last minute than women to buy a gift? You didn’t know that, isn’t it? Well, that is because no one discusses such facts behind gifting. Though gifting is one of the universal rituals that are followed by everyone of every age but still people are unaware of many interesting facts about gifts. So let us make you aware of some very interesting and unknown facts of gifting.
Gifting is an amazing way of confessing love, affection, and care. Also, people find gifting as one of the best ways of conveying their hearty feelings to their near and dear ones during special moments of life. Unlikely, people are not aware of many interesting facts about gifts and the act of gifting, such as:
Wrapping paper originated in China
The use of wrapping paper was first documented in ancient China, where the paper was invented in the 2nd century BC. In the Southern Song dynasty, monetary gifts were wrapped with paper, forming an envelope known as a chih pao. The wrapped gifts were distributed by the Chinese court to government officials.
Women make better gift selection than men
Yes, that’s true! In comparison to men, women prove to be a better selector of gifts. They can easily figure out what can be that perfect gift for the dear one, irrespective of his/her age, likes and dislikes, occupation and other aspects than men. It is quite likely to seem men of every age feel baffled over the idea of gifting.
Around 50% of recipients don’t like the gift been received by them
It’s another interesting fact about gifts that is a bitter truth for many to know. Despite all the efforts been made by one to buy a gift for someone dear, it’s likely for the recipient to not find the gift good enough. This happens because many times people fail to analyze what can be the perfect gift for their dear one. Therefore, giving useful gifts is considered the best way of winning the like of the recipient for the gift been gifted.
Men typically have a liking for useful gifts than romantic or captivating ones
Unlike women who are usually romantic and emotional by heart, men are quite practical in nature. Maybe this is the reason that they have a typical liking for useful gifts than any other attractive or romantic gift. You can truly impress a woman with an attractive decorative item but to impress a man, you must prefer something useful.
Red is the favorite gift wrapping color
Wrapping a gift with an attractive packing paper is the act of beautifying a gift in the eyes of the receiver. And as per a survey, red-colored wrapping paper is the most favorite of many people. Basically people prefer beautifying the gift box by wrapping in bright colors like red, blue, green, golden and other.
Women prefer gifting more gifts than men
The act of gifting is the generous way of showing affection to someone or to surprise any special one. But surprisingly, women understand the joviality behind gifting much better than men do. This is the reason that more women of different ages buy gifts than men.
Giving increases your happiness
Giving can help you focus less on yourself and more on others. According to research, giving becomes addictive and positive feelings increase your happiness. Giving gifts lifts your mood, elevates your self-esteem, strengthens your social connections, lowers stress levels, and it really is contagious!
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