Survey Reveals Gifts That Will Most, Least Likely Lead to Romance

Not all gifts are created equal, and if you’re still racking your brain over what to buy that special someone for Valentine’s Day, you’re in luck.

According to a survey conducted by the mobile banking startup Varo Money, a romantic dinner tops the list of gifts that will most likely lead to romance. In fact, 39 percent of respondents agreed with the gift choice.

A press release sent to EBONY on the study also revealed that 38 percent of those surveyed cited a weekend getaway as the perfect gift, while 32 percent of respondents chose quality time.

A fun night out on the town racked up 27 percent of respondents preferences, and 20 percent felt a spa or massage package was the perfect gift.

The survey also noted Americans’ least favorite gift for romance.

Forty-five percent of those surveyed listed power tools as a no; 35 percent stated that a video game console was not first, second, third or fourth choice; and tickets to a sporting event garnered 27 percent of the vote from respondents.

Other more surprising choices that fall in the least-desirable romantic gifts category include a shopping spree (15 percent) and expensive jewelry and accessories (10 percent).

Varo Money has a video series, Money Diaries, on YouTube that is committed to telling the stories of millennials who are following their passions and attempting to make a difference in the world.

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