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Seemingly Unmanly Activities Every Man Should Actually Do

Even though times have changed and the roles of men and women are not as distinctly different as they were a few decades ago, there is still a deep-rooted notion about what makes a “manly man”. However, there are certain unmanly activities that can benefit a man in ways he may not have imagined.

How Do These Unmanly Activities Make You A Better Man?

Traditionally, a manly man will enjoy hunting, lifting weights, and watching football while drinking beer with his mates, and he’ll also love chopping wood for his BBQ. However, there are some things that are seen as more “unmanly” that can make a man a better version of himself. Read on.

COOKING

After so many years of women being considered the unquestionable queens of the kitchen, men are proving to be equally – if not more – talented cooks. Honing his culinary skills is beneficial for any guy because it helps him be more creative, but it’s also good for teaching him how to discipline and follow directions. In terms of attraction, all women appreciate the effort put into preparing a delicious three-course meal. Even if you only learn a handful of recipes, make sure you excel at them; you won’t regret it. read more

How To Turn Online Flirting Into a IRL Relationship

With the sun shining brightly and the refreshingly cool spring breeze softly touching our faces, isn’t it weird we’re at home in front of our computer screens instead of out there enjoying ourselves together? No, it isn’t, because this is how modern life is sometimes. We meet people online, we flirt with them, trying to figure out if this online flirting can work IRL, and then we freak out at the prospect of making the next step.

Online Flirting Is Fun, But It Should Move On

There’s no doubt that there is attraction in having a mysterious stranger text you or e-mail you or chat with you. Someone with whom you can connect on so many levels that it kind of stresses you out if they will be equally attractive face-to-face or if they will still like you when they see you standing awkwardly right there in front of them. read more

Anastasia Date: This One Magic Word Will Help End Your Arguments

There isn’t one couple in the world that doesn’t have arguments, and there is no person out there who doesn’t hate them. Truth be told, we’d rather they didn’t exist in the first place, but we are also rather unwilling to always give into our partner’s whims by constantly apologizing. So, how do you defuse an argument without apologizing? It only takes one word. Anastasia Date explains.

Anastasia Date: This One Word Can Help Defuse Arguments

As Hal Runkel, a marriage and family therapist and the author of many books on parenting and relationships (including his most recent “Choose Your Own Adulthood“) puts it: “No one can touch you like the one you expose yourself most to, but no one can hurt you like the one you expose yourself the most to.” Which is why we often lose control when we argue with our significant other, saying the exact things we know will cause them hurt out of spite for being hurt ourselves. And once a word has left our mouth, there is no going back. read more

How To Determine If You Are Compatible Without Being Intimate

There is no doubt that one of the most significant ingredients for the happiness of a couple is being compatible in bed. However, sometimes this is hard to gauge. How can a couple establish whether they are sexually compatible when being intimate is not possible?

This Is How You Can Tell If You’re Right For Each Other Before Being Intimate

In some cases, either because of practical difficulties, such as being in different parts of the world, or due to a couple’s conscious decision to abstain until a certain point in their common life, such as marriage, a couple can’t get intimate. Therefore, they have to rely on certain signs in order to guess their level of sexual compatibility. Here are the most efficient of them. read more