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Worst Presents For Women

10 Terrible Gifts From Boyfriends

A pack of pencils, AAA batteries, a tennis racket; bad presents come in all sorts of unfortunately wrapped packages. Earlier this week I asked what the worst present a boyfriend ever gave you was, and you all chimed in with some pretty sad gifts!

Now that the PopSugar Network's annual gift guides are in the holiday spirit, let's take a minute to commiserate over bad presents from holidays past. Maybe we'll clue in a few lost boyfriends in the process!

  • A "vibrating pillow that was supposed to simulate him being in bed breathing beside me since we were in a LDR." — ManiMartinixo
  • "He gave me an apron and some baking utensils. I don't bake." — Yellowshoe
  • "He wouldn't take the day off for my birthday, and fed-exed me ankle weights from his office." — Anonymous
  • "Flares for 'road side emergencies.'" — lickety split
  • "A digital picture frame. He also got one for his mom and sister." — onlysourcherry

Read the rest below.

  • "A DVD box set of the TV show The OC. I live in Orange County but I don't watch that show." — Anonymous
  • "A weird, creepy marionette figurine. Eww, it gives me chills just thinking about it." — bluebellknoll
  • "After weeks of hinting at what books I wanted, he went out on Christmas Eve and bought me makeup. They weren't even the right colors." — Anonymous
  • "A compass . . . for Valentine's Day." — Community Assistant
  • "Four years ago my bf at the time bought me as gift the box and a subscription to World of Warcraft so I could play his "undead" girlfriend in virtual world." — KateAthens

Can you outworse them?

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KrisB KrisB 6 years
Mens Bedroom Slippers. They were way too big and not the most attractive thing. Apparently he didn't realize they were for men. He was just proud they were memory foam, lol. I would have been mad but I just found them hysterical. He really didn't get it which made it even more funny.
pureperfection pureperfection 6 years
guys suck at gifts, i think its a general trend!!
lickety-split lickety-split 6 years
^^ mugged from him reminded me of a something Years ago a friend of mine worked in a shoe store and they did secret santas for each other. Very small, close group. Well they had this habit of calling each other "bitch" and "ho", as a joke. So for her secret Santa gift my friend went to the build a bear shop next door and had a bear made that said "merry Christmas you stupid bitch". So she has the bear sitting on the counter, with a gift tag that says "you are the best!". And this teenage boy comes in and asks about the bear for his girlfriend. My friend says it's not for sale, that it's a gift, bit that for about $50 he can have one made too. And she adds "this one even says merry Christmas". A few minutes later she notices the bear and the teen are gone. What a special gift for his girl friend :rotfl: love to hear how he explained that one
cfoley11 cfoley11 6 years
Fireworks... in March
Brendelwoman Brendelwoman 6 years
Well, I hope the lesson here is to to dump a guy when he doesn't get a gift.
LittleMzFit LittleMzFit 6 years
I don't even remember. I haven't had that many bf's & birthdays have never been a big deal in my family (sad, huh?).
danakscully64 danakscully64 6 years
^^ Oh my, that is bad.
ashleyamoeba ashleyamoeba 6 years
My ex once gave me an earring and necklace set, that was obviously discounted jewelry at macy's, which didn't really bother me, until I found out he also got the number of the girl that sold him the jewelry and took her on a date.
skigurl skigurl 6 years
LOL As soon as I read this list, I immediately also thought that my boyfriend would get me roadside flares for my car and think it was a very practical gift that would keep me safe. Once he told me a safety kit for my car would be a good present to get me, and also told me I'm probably getting a handy map book for Christmas as well. But he would at least pair something practical with something thoughtful.
jocupcake jocupcake 6 years
Forgot my birthday (11 months into our relationship) after I had spent a long time planning a weekend concert/trip for his b-day. Took me to the grocery store to buy me hershey's chocolate and called that my present. :(
danakscully64 danakscully64 6 years
Surfing lessons when you're terrified of water? What a JERK!
sarahgibs sarahgibs 6 years
Worst gift was my exboyfriend gave me was a silver pendant of africa...nice because I lived there bad because I never wear silver, I like large pieces of jewelry (beady pieces/I like hippie looking pieces), and it just looked ghettoish to put it nicely. I then had to wear it for the remainder of our relationship because he would mention it if I wasn't. Ugh He also gave me surfing lessons for my birthday after I told him multiple times how I am deathly terrified of he ended up 'taking them off my hands'.
bluebellknoll bluebellknoll 6 years
@ Carri - LOL! Hilarious.
Carri Carri 6 years
I know this is supposed to be gifts from boyfriends, but my brother bought me a toilet seat for Christmas one year because (he claims) the seat in the guest bathroom was uncomfortable. To thank him, I bought him a garden hose for his birthday.
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