A gentleman is now a threatened species. And we men are aware of it as well. There are many distractions in this world that prevent us from inheriting the character of a gentleman.
Even as time passes, the word “man” no longer has the same meaning it once did. According to the archaic definition, a man means to “fortify the spirits or courage of.”
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People nowadays even mix up the definition of a gentleman. Opening the car door for your lady will not make you a gentleman, but your overall demeanor will.
Today, we'll go over the nine characteristics of a true gentleman.
Being chivalrous is synonymous with being gallant. One of the first characteristics of a gentleman is to pay special attention to and be polite to women. Not opening the car and then being a jackass, not opening the door and then letting her down, but a man who gives the special attention that every woman seeks.
Being courteous entails being polite and respectful in a considerate manner. I've seen men dressed in tuxedos, with a great haircut and shoes, answer the phone while their woman is in the middle of telling her story. That is both disrespectful and impolite.
To be courteous, we must conduct ourselves in a considerate manner throughout our lives.
3. A man of integrity
An honorable man will never betray his wife. He is friendly and respectful, and he always makes time for his lady. The most important aspect is that he does not engage in games. Games are appropriate for high school relationships. It's terrible that most of the time, both men and women are trapped in the game cycle. They believe that if there were no games, relationships would fail. That is not the behavior of a lady, and it is certainly not that of a gentleman.
The next quality of a true gentleman is his ability to be realistic. People frequently refuse to face reality. They would rather live in a make-believe world than face reality.
A true gentleman always keeps things in perspective. If the car tire is damaged, it must be repaired. We will not drive with a blown tire. It's the same in a relationship. If something does not work out, we must correct it. Otherwise, it will exacerbate larger issues, which will often result in a breakup or, in the worst-case scenario, a divorce.
Politeness is an expression of concern for the feelings of others. Linguistically politeness entails a highly complex combination of appropriate words, grammar, intonation, and tone of voice.
Positive politeness is used to emphasize goodwill and to help the other person maintain a positive attitude. Paying compliments, saying “Okay” or “Mhm… ” in the appropriate places, and addressing someone by a nickname are all examples of being positively polite.
A gallant man is one who is concerned with his dress and appearance. Although it may be surprising to some, your appearance is the first thing that speaks your language, or, to put it another way, shows your qualities. To be a true gentleman, we must be concerned with our appearance at all times. If I had to pick an example, I'd say Harvey Specter from “Suits” is a brave man.
To respect someone means to hold them in high regard and to recognize their accomplishments. Respecting your partner demonstrates to them that you recognize them as a unique individual. Respect means not only admiring them, but also listening to them and understanding that their goals are as important as yours.
We may have a noble personality, which means that we are trustworthy and honest. We could also be noble, which means we have royal blood in us. We'll stick with the first.
Finding a trustworthy and honest person these days is like finding treasure! We should strive for nobility and the so-called “human treasure” more. That is what distinguishes a true gentleman.
The term “decent” has a wide range of connotations. But being a true gentleman puts everything in its proper place. A proper, correct, appropriate (especially for his woman), reasonable, fair, and acceptable gentleman.
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