To be fair, they're the plastic version of the kind I like, but still, plastic. I fucking HATE plastic flowers, seriously there is not a strong enough word in the English language for me to describe how fucking awful I think they are. I would rather get no flowers ever for the rest of my life than get plastic flowers even once.
As it's 2am on Valentines Day, I haven't been given the rest of the present, but before that weekend was over I accidentally caught sight of it in his room. More plastic flowers. I can't. I just can't. What's worse is I know he put a lot of effort into finding the right type and he even bought plastic for a reason - I once made an offhand reference to wishing I wasn't so good at killing plants and he's taken that very literally.
The context: we've been together for only 2 months, but we're both pretty far gone for each other. He's it for me - Imma marry this boy, I know it. We've always been super honest with each other about everything and I kinda want to catch this before it becomes a long term reoccuring present thing.
Do I thank him (verbally and through sexual favours) for the thought and effort he put into my gift, but let him know gently that I don't mean to be ungrateful, but I sort of hate plastic flowers or do I suck it up, display the monstrousities in my room FOREVER (remember, they're not going to wilt and give me a reason to throw them out) and potentially deal with getting MORE of them every year until I die of old age?
/tl;dr - TQC, do you tell someone when you don't like their present?