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Men’s 7 Deadly Dating Sins: Loss of time-honoured values

17.02.13
Author: Nicky

A modern attitude is a very attractive quality, but the fact is that a lot of women prefer a man who retains some of the time-honoured values they associate with a romantic ideal of masculinity. If you demonstrate quite clearly that you’ve lost those time-honoured values then you may put people off.

Those time-honoured values include things like chivalry and a strong but reserved attitude. There’s nothing especially modern about acting in a discourteous manner and there’s nothing especially cutting edge or exciting about someone who has no time for chivalry.

However, if you are trying to act the part of the perfect gentleman on a date, you mustn’t go too far and find that you can’t cut loose. You want to have fun on your date above all. If you are too stiff then you won’t make a connection.

It’s also vital that you make the distinction between being a gentleman and being a creep – you can take the chivalry too far and make it seem like too passive a trait if you aren’t careful. Let it be a sign of masculinity rather than a sign of shyness and deference.

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