How to Deal When You Get a Gift You’re Not Crazy About

While it’s really the thought that counts—and you should always be gracious whenever someone’s taken the time and effort to buy a present for you—sometimes the gift is simply, without question, unintentionally wrong for you. And if you can’t just toss it in the back of your closet without feeling guilty and wasteful, especially if it cost the giver a pretty penny, you’re not alone. How to handle an unwanted gift situation? Read on for our helpful guide.

Scroll down to see our tips on what to do with a gift you don’t love!