Lover wants to buy me iPhone 7. How do I tell him to give me money instead?

Lover wants to buy me iPhone 7. How do I tell him to give me money instead?

From a female blog reader:

Hi darlings
Help me out
I got a notice that my boyfriend wants to buy you an iPhone 7 while you were busy looking through his phone and messages,which i know he hates very much and we had an agreement to respect each other’s hand set.
Will you allow him buy the phone ?
Or collect the money ,?
Now many people will say sell it when he buys it for you
If you sell it
What will you tell him happened to the phone?
I need answers please because he is about to make order .
And I don’t want the phone I need cash.
But he does not give cash he only spoils me with gifts