Humans have a tendency to love and care. They also have been gifted with another strength and that is the strength of expression. In modern days this expression of love is shown primarily with gifts. Gifts have been a part of human life since times immemorial but they have picked momentum in recent times, more so because the human has started to socialize more and moreover the period of time. These have importance only in human life and distinguish them from other living beings. They have been beautifying all forms of human relations be it of father-son, mother-daughter, husband-wife, or friends.
Gifts are given on happy occasions like birthdays, marriages, anniversaries, promotions, retirements, to appreciate etcetera. These were earlier given in a very simple manner. Giving and receiving gifts were not a burden on humans. They had immense importance when given by a teacher to a student. They were considered important as it came out of the hard-earned money of the giver. Also, the taker used to value it so much. This happened because gifts were rare which made them all the more special. It was most of the times the happiest and proud moment for the receiver. They were not common in the society and only a part of “haves” life. Slowly the life of people started to develop. Parties and celebrations were more common to witness and no celebration was complete without gifts.
In the contemporary era, people have started to spend a substantial part of their earnings on celebrating their important days like birthdays in the family, wedding anniversary, and other victories or milestones in life. Spending money on celebrations has become a trend in the present society. It is a matter of showing off these days. Huge amounts are spent to reflect status. These gifts are another status symbol that are the gifts given in such bash. It has become a burdensome activity for many amongst us. Earlier presents were given to show love but these days they are given out of obligations mostly. Selecting and choosing them has become a task for a common man. Earlier the utility of the gift was given importance in society. Something which could add value to the life of the receiver was gifted. The same has changed as now the value of that given is cared for. It should not look low grade is another fear in the mind of the giver.
This present trend of gifting has surprisingly become a lot more common amount youngsters which are making the gift shops mint money. The teenagers have picked the art of giving and receiving expensive presents. This is another outcome of the world we live in today. Love it or curse it, it has become a part of human life. Man is the creator of this trend. As a result of this, the business of gift galleries and shops has also grown. A gift shop is common to see in every society these days also they charge a good deal of money for all sorts of gifts. Another way of buying or sending gifts is to order gifts online. The online platform has made gifting long distances possible. Also, it has made the purchasing of gifts easier for people who do not have much time to visit shops or markets and spend time selecting gifts. Online shopping has given a lot of options and exciting offers to the society these days. To make it convenient these sites offer the option of delivery to the taker of the gift. There exist options like wedding gifts delivery, retirement gifts. So, precisely your last moment anniversary gifts for your spouse could now be managed easily by these platforms.
No doubt, gifts bring charm and brightness in any relation and the excitement that they bring is unmatched. Be it a simple card, a bunch of roses, a handmade item, a book, crockery, perfume, a car, or a ring, all bring light to the monotonous life and fading relations. They range from a ten-twenty bugs candies, rose stick to a dolorous vehicle. But the fact to remember always is that man must never value a gift by its worth rather must never forget the love and emotions of the giver of the gift. These gifts are precious and must be well preserved by the one who accepts it. Not to forget as a giver of the gift you must also always look for something that will interest the one whom you are giving the present. If you gift a book set to a sports person the chances are less that he will like it because he has been living and enjoying outdoors. Therefore, an apt selection of the gift is must. Although, we are not playing fair on the said topic, nonetheless, the value and paramount importance of gifts and presents will always and forever exist in human life.