The phrase “boys don’t cry” is a thing of the past. Unfortunately, it’s so ingrained in some of us that it’s difficult to move beyond the thought and to openly express your emotions. For too many men, expressing feelings is seen as a weakness. That fear of being open and vulnerable is what we have to let go of or risk being unable to properly connect with anyone.
Landing a date can be a challenge. But once you’ve managed to charm the lady, and have secured a time and place, the real challenge begins; deciding on what to wear.
The climate crisis is upon us, and people are working hard to develop innovative new solutions to this pervasive issue. One of the best movements aiming to reduce your waste and make your life more eco-friendly is the zero waste movement.
When it comes time to part way with a partner, for whatever reason, it is never an easy situation. There is enormous potential to have hurt feelings, and even, the worst case scenario, you might have a total disaster on your hands.
If you think that chivalrous behaviour only applies when you are looking for a partner or stand to benefit from it sexually, then you are part of the problem! Being a gentleman, and chivalry is a huge part of being a gentleman, isn’t something that gets turned off and on when it suits you. It’s a way of life.
It can be intimidating to join a social group for the first time, whether it’s at a local coffee shop or at the mall, especially for those that find they are introverted.
Fortunately, there are a number of simple tricks that can allow just about anyone to more effectively gel with a new group while out socialising. Continue reading
When we’re interacting with new people for the first time, one of the only ways we can learn more about them and who they are is through their body language.
Perhaps one of the greatest skills that a gentleman can learn in his life is how to boost his own self-esteem and confidence to tackle any situation that he’s presented with.
Confidence is a powerful tool that can make socialisation that much easier, and allows the gentleman to maintain his composure no matter whom he’s talking to.
The first date is an important one, and sets the tone for the next date. Hopefully, if all goes well there will be a second date. These first dates can be rather daunting, with awkward silences and those difficult few days waiting for a text or phone call.
Just asking a woman out is a big deal, and if you have done so, well done to you. Now, the next step is how to impress your date and the difficulty is that different women want different experiences from their first date. Where do you take them is a big question, but often it is not the place, but the impression that you give, that will determine if date number two is on the cards for you. Continue reading
We live in a world where chivalry and the concept of courting are becoming as rare as snowbirds in hell. Invitations to meet take the form of late-night texts saying U up? and men bitch about paying for dinner if women want to be treated with equality and kindness.
It’s obvious we need to bring dignity back to dating. Implementing a little old-school etiquette is going to go a long way towards you getting a second date! Continue reading