Opinion

Friday 22 September 2017

It's easy for Jolie but what will us mortals buy our men?

Deirdre O'Shaughnessy

ONE of the perils of a long-term relationship is that gift-giving loses its excitement after years of Christmases, Valentine’s days, anniversaries and birthdays.

I used to cast my eyes to heaven at my mother buying my father a jumper every year, and his attempts at buying jewellery, but with an 11-year relationship under my belt, my perspective has changed a little.

I realise, looking back, that I have bought my boyfriend a jumper every Christmas for the past four years. My justification? He likes jumpers.

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