It’s never easy to say goodbye to someone you care about deeply but there’s something you can do to make it hurt not so bad for both of you. Show your love and care to your boo by getting them something as special as they are. Something that would warm their heart and remind them of all the beautiful moments you've spent together. We selected the most thoughtful going away gifts that can really put a smile on their face and remind them of their special someone.
If your boyfriend is a consummate whiskey drinker, you can’t go wrong with a flask like this one. It’s stainless steel and looks pretty basic but you can spice it up by getting it engraved with a touching inscription or a joke that means something to both of you. It’s a lovely and unique keepsake that he will cherish as a gift that came from the heart of an important person in his life.
Ganesha is a Hindu elephant-headed god who represents success, prosperity, and fortune. He’s also revered as the protector of new beginnings and remover of obstacles. This brass figurine of Ganesha is a wonderful gift for someone who starts a new venture. Let them know that you support them in all their beginnings with this lovely collectible.
If your boo is a heavy coffee or tea drinker, this mug can become his new favorite. This lovely porcelain mug’s got an inspiring inscription that reads “Wherever You Go, Go With All Your Heart” and a neat map silhouette. Every time he takes a sip of his favorite beverage, he will know you miss him and look forward to your homecoming.
Personalized gifts are awesome, especially when they are useful! This mouse pad will definitely come in handy for anyone who uses a computer. You can get it personalized with a photo of you two, an inspiring quote, an inside joke, a photo of their favorite city, and so many more. The only limit is your imagination!
If he travels everywhere with his laptop, this lovely laptop bag is the perfect choice for him. Not only it will protect his laptop from accidental bumps and drops but will also remind him of you whenever he uses it to take his laptop anywhere. This bag is made of thick and durable material and will survive a great number of trips.
A photo album is a great way to remind him of the good moments you’ve spent together. Take all the photos you have with your boo and put them in this lovely album. It holds up to 200 photos and has nice little areas for leaving a memo next to each photo where you can put some lovely messages to show your love and put a smile on his face.
The best things come in small packages. This little one was created to touch the heart of your special someone and show them what they mean for you. It features a little boy and girl reading a letter next to a vintage mailbox. It’s a symbol of love and tenderness that will warm their heart every time they look at this adorable figurine.
When someone is going away, they often don’t have enough time to get everyone’s contact info and address. You can help them with it. Show them that you care: take some time to gather the contact information of their friends and family in this large address book that has enough space for more than 350 contacts. Besides, it’s sturdy black cover is covered with inspiring inscriptions that will always remind them to keep in touch with their closest ones.
This adorable “Sorry You’re Leaving Card” is bound to touch his feelings. It features a lovely illustration of Winnie the Pooh and Piglet and a touching inscription that will get his eyes welled up with tears. A card is a timeless keepsake and a very sweet way to let someone know how you feel about them.
This vintage-inspired pendant comes on a matching 24-inch chain he can always keep close by to always be reminded of you. It has a heart-warming wording that says “Never Say Goodbye Because Goodbye Means Going Away and Going Away Means Forgetting” that will always revive his spirits whenever you’re not around.
This is probably the most thoughtful gift ever. When people are traveling or moving, they usually don’t have time to think about the basic household necessities like wipes, laundry bags, detergent, bleach, etc. With this package full of essentials, they can focus on more important things that come with moving or traveling and not to worry about the little things.
This Q&A Journal is a lovely way to keep a record of your personal thoughts as they change over a period of three years. It gives you a question for every day of the year, so when you finish one year, you go back to the beginning and start all over. This way, you can see how your responses change every year, and remember the precious moments of your life.
The better you know the giftee the more chocolate you bring. It’s the golden rule of gift giving. This gift will prove to them you are well aware of that. It includes three miniature suitcases filled with chocolate treats to the brim. It’s got cookie brittle toffee, chocolate truffle cookies white and milk chocolate dipped Oreo cookies and more. Chocolate lovers will appreciate this one!
Choose a cool print among over a hundred travel-themed prints offered by Karen Young. The collection’s got a lot of prints featuring different cities all over the world. You can choose the one that will remind your departing boyfriend about his homeland so he could mount it in a frame and decorate his new room with warm memories.
This one would make a great gift for an artsy person in your life. This set comes with everything they need to get down to coloring anytime, anywhere. It includes a coloring book with 31 illustrations of entangled dragonflies to color, a 24-piece colored pencil set, and a 12-piece watercolor pencil set. They can carry these coloring tools around with them in an included black organizer and get creative whenever they feel inspired.
Give your sweetheart daily encouragement with this lovely and motivational pillowcase. It reads a simple yet inspiring “Go and Do” so he will feel your support even when you’re far away from each other. It fits standard pillows and is made of the softest double-brushed microfiber so be sure he will be comfortable sleeping on this one.
Bonsai isn’t just about growing a cute miniature tree, it’s about meditation, patience, and dedication. It’s about understanding life and tuning in harmony with existence. This kit is packed with everything they need to get started: bonsai survival guide, traditional shears, frit, fertilizer, aluminum wire, mud figurine, and bamboo storage case. This is a gift that they can enjoy for many years — and they’ll remember you while learning the fascinating art of bonsai.
This colorful box from the Kelly Rae Roberts collection is so lovely and useful. It’s made of mango wood and paper in a painterly collage style. It’s also stenciled with the words “Hello possibility, Goodbye Fear, Hello Gratitude, Hello Wide Open Heart”. It will keep all your little treasures in one place while encouraging you to not be afraid to take chances and stepping outside the box.
A watch is a great going away gift because they will able to literally count the seconds before you see each other again. This classy-looking watch will not only remind them about you but will also add an elegant touch to their everyday look. It’s a perfect choice for someone who shies away from sentimental stuff and appreciates durable and practical gifts. This gift is the perfect combination of both.
This is the perfect gift for someone who’s moving to a new home. They can hang these chime on their new porch, and with every blow of the wind they’ll hear the beautiful tunes of Amazing Grace, one of the most beloved songs in the English-speaking world. You can also get the chimes personalized with a touching inscription engraved on the bamboo windcatcher to make this gift even more heartfelt.
For someone who needs a little “Zen” moment in their busy life.This book’s full of Zen sayings to read every day of the year. They’re all less than a page in length, which makes them ideal for reading in the morning to fresh you up before a stressful day a work. They include quotes from Buddhist thinkers like Thich Nhat Hanh, Shunryu Suzuki, and Charlotte Joko Beck.
Who wouldn’t appreciate a pack of hair & skin products? This gift set of the best organic personal care items from Puracy includes hand & body lotion, natural shampoo, natural conditioner, and natural body wash. These products were created for use by both men and women on all skin types. Besides, they don’t include any harsh chemicals and consist mainly of natural ingredients.
This one is for those who don’t like sloppy goodbyes. They will appreciate this manly package of sausage and cheese from Hickory Farms. It includes American Style Smooth & Sharp Cheese, Beef Summer Sausages, Sweet Hot Mustard and Golden Toasted Crackers - all the ingredients they need to create their favorite flavor combination and think of you while enjoying these delicious snacks.
In the olden days, wax seals were used to seal letters and envelopes. Now, when we have self-sealing envelopes and Internet, wax seals are no longer a necessity. But if you like to make someone feel very special, wax seals is probably something you need. Nothing will make your letter more thoughtful and sentimental than an old-fashioned wax seal that says “Miss You”. This set includes a wax stamp, a teaspoon, white wax, and sealing wax sticks.
This one was specially created for couples to help cope with a long time apart and remind them of their love and closeness when they are miles away from each other. It’s a keepsake jar filled with thirty-one love notes in little air-mail envelopes. You can open them once a day or anytime for a little shot in the arm. Each note has a lovely message that will help that your loved one through the day.
What an adorable little teddy bear! With that tiny white handkerchief in its paw, he wipes its eyes with, it looks as if it’s going to burst into tears because of your departure. It has a lovely light blue ribbon around its neck with an envelope attached that reads sentimental “Miss You”. It’s the perfect gift for your special someone if you want to express your "lonely without you" feelings.