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Being a modern gentleman

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If Being a modern gentleman seems like chivalry is dead, you'd be incorrect in assuming such. However, women recognize that it is becoming harder and harder to find the type of man who has long been termed "a gentleman". Men, let's be frank; this article is for you.

Becoming a modern gentleman is just a few steps away.

15 Rules Every Modern Gentleman...

Understand that equality doesn't mean throwing your manners and good taste out of the window. The dating game is still about captivating one another, impressing one another, and being on your best behavior. Behaving in an ungentlemanly manner might get some laughs in the retelling and it might even temporarily attract a woman who is into the date for a lark but it won't get you a long-term commitment and it definitely won't win you respect.

Boldly stating that women are equal so they can jolly well pay and put up with you as you are is a blinkered approach to dating. The importance of indulging in a little etiquette when dating will be repaid by a dating experience that is considerate, caring, and most of all, more fun because your date will definitely be impressed by your manners and what used to be referred to as "good breeding".

So, it's time to dress well, plan a decent date, and polish up your gentlemanly ways. A gentleman never keeps his date waiting but is punctual and ready to go at the appointed hour. Set your alarm if needed, and plan how long Being a modern gentleman will take to arrive at your destination ahead of time.

Don't be late without a very good excuse and be sure to phone her to explain what has happened to hold you up. She may not wait long, especially if she's had previous experiences with non-gentleman types standing her up.

Women like reassurance when it comes to their appearance. Being a modern gentleman

Using cliched pick-up lines and corny compliments would make most women sprint back to their apartments. Be careful not to come across as creepy. No girl likes to feel objectified. Keep the compliments light and innocent.

Never insult your date. If you recognize that you are a person prone to criticizing, try to hold back on even the slightest criticism.

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