What to Gift Your Daughter Based on Her Personality
By: Teresa McGlothlin
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About This Quiz
Maybe we overthink the gifts we get for those we love because we care so much. Even though she'll be grateful for anything you find, it's ridiculously hard to decide which gift she'll consider the perfect one. Try not to panic! You can make it easy on yourself this year by letting us analyze her personality until we've found just the right one!
Throughout this quiz, you'll answer questions about her likes and her dislikes. You'll tell us all about her sense of style and the kind of life she leads. You'll even tell us what you love most about her. Once we have enough information to call her our sister, we'll take her traits and match them with some of the hottest gifts on the shelves this year. Not only will she love her gift, but she'll also be impressed by how well you've tapped into her!
Would she squeal over unwrapping a new pair of earbuds, or would a Rumba make her day? Don't just pick up something because you think she'll like it. Pick out a gift that you know she'll love. By the time you've described her personality, you'll find out what she has secretly been hoping to receive all year. Will you run right out and grab it?
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Would you describe her as being high-maintenance?
She likes to get dolled up sometimes.
She's not high maintenance, but she always looks great.
She's the exact opposite.
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Which one of her traits do you find most admirable?
She's really compassionate.
You won't find a kinder person.
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Does she always say what she thinks, or do you need to pry it out of her?
She is fairly closed-lipped.
She's vocal about certain issues.
She's a good communicator, but you can never tell what she's really thinking.
Everyone knows what she's thinking.
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What's her gift-giving style like?
She's a thoughtful giver.
I think she spends too much on others.
Her gifts are filled with creativity.
She means well, but she's a last-minute shopper.
How does she usually dress when she comes to family dinner?
She always looks polished.
She sometimes shows up in her pajamas.
She has a casual sense of fashion.
It depends on the time of year.
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Would she rather have a hot cup of coffee or a hot cocoa?
She doesn't go anywhere without coffee.
I've never known her to drink either one.
She's not the coffee type.
She drinks more water than anything.
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Is she really outgoing or on the shy side?
She has never met a stranger.
I think she's kind of shy.
It's cool that she's sort of balanced between the two.
What commonly given gift do you think she'd like the most?
If you spent the day together, where would we most likely find you?
Trying out a new restaurant
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What has her presence in your life taught you?
She has taught me a lot about being tough.
It's taught me to cherish every moment.
I've learned that you have to have patience.
It's impossible to be closed-minded around her.
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Could she be described as being as energetic as a puppy?
She has an endless supply of energy.
She's more of a sloth, like me.
She has a lot of energy for things she cares about.
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If she called you because she needed something, what would it most likely be?
What's her sense of adventure like?
She never stops trying new things.
She's more adventurous than me.
I think she's the bravest person I've ever met.
I have to give her a nudge sometimes.
Which one of these TV shows would she recommend to you?
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What kind of haircut is she currently sporting?
I've never seen it this long.
It's not too short but not too long.
I don't know where to begin to describe it.
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Has she ever gone through a wild child phase?
I'm not sure she'll ever grow out of that.
No, she's too sweet for that.
She's not an angel, but she's a good soul.
If she has, I don't know about it.
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Can you trust her with secrets that you won't tell anyone else?
No way! She's a total blabbermouth.
I can trust her with most secrets but nothing too exciting.
I trust her with my life.
She knows, so I don't have to tell her I have a secret.
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Do you think she's more logical or intuitive?
I think she's more creative and empathetic.
It's cool how she likes to think things through.
She has a little touch of both.
Which of these normal things is most likely to get her into trouble?
Her terrible sense of direction
She's not great at balancing her debit card account.
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Does she like trying new foods, or is she a picky eater?
You can usually find her in the kitchen trying out a new recipe.
She'll try anything once.
She has been picky since birth.
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Would you describe her space as being neat and organized?
No one would describe her space that way.
It's much more organized than my space.
It's an organized disaster.
If you can look beyond the piles of clothes, it's great.
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Is she more of a people person or an animal person?
She loves all living things.
She's more of an animal person.
She doesn't have time for animals.
You'll never find her alone.
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Would she be a better actress or film director?
Directing people is second nature to her.
I think she can do anything she wants.
She would be a better Lizzo!
She would be a Golden Globe-winning actress.
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What kind of advice have you overheard her giving others?
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Is she always on the move, or is she more of a homebody?
She's more of a homebody. Her life is there!
I can't keep up with her.
She's really balanced that way.
She's always at home on the weekends.
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When you think of her as a small child, what word comes to mind?
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Do you have any fear of letting her drive you around?
I'm not ready for that yet.
I would rather do the driving, but there's nothing wrong with hers.
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What's her sense of humor like most of the time?
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Does she usually wear heels or sneakers?
She likes flats or sandals more.
She owns more sneakers than anyone I know.
You'll find her in heels.
Boots are more her style.
Would you give her a glowing review for the way she handles stress?
I think she manages as well as anyone else.
She's great under pressure!
She's a superstar, no matter what!
She could be more eloquent, but she doesn't stay stressed out too long.
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