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I Am a Gentleman

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    Grenade36 Grenade36 22-25, M Jan 5

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    Just Like My Dad

    I like to open doors for ladies, I'll even open them for guys. I like to carry a woman's packages. I feel good buying things for the woman that I care about. I love the look on her face when I make her feel good.I believe in showing respect for others. I believe in standing up...
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise 36-40, T Dec 23, 2012

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    YOUR AGE DOESN'T DEFINE YOUR MATURITY .

    YOUR GRADES DON'T DEFINE YOUR INTELLECT .AND RUMORS DON'T DEFINE WHO YOU ARE .
    falkenboi falkenboi 22-25 1 Response Mar 3, 2014

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    It should say, I'm a Southern gentle.

    I was raised to say yes sir, yes mam, no sir and no mam. I was raised that a gentleman opens doors for ladies. To give your coat to woman when she is cold or its raining. To treat all women with respect. Its a dying breed, but I will raise my boys to do the same!
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 16, 2014

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    Work hard in silence .

    Let your success make the noise.
    falkenboi falkenboi 22-25 1 Response Feb 28, 2014

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    WHEN A GIRL GIVES UP ,

    IT'S NOT BECAUSE SHE DOESN'T LOVE YOU, BUT BECAUSE SHE IS TIRED OF GETTING HURT AND FEELS LIKE YOU'ILL NEVER CARE .
    falkenboi falkenboi 22-25 1 Response Mar 3, 2014

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    Ever since i was little i have been taught to

    treat all women with kindness and respect, and NEVER to hit a women, i swore to myself that i would always follow these rules for the rest of my life.
    Otokonoko Otokonoko 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 15, 2014

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    I am a young man who believes in a set of

    standards that should guide every man through life. A man should treat women respectfully even if they do not respect themselves He should take care of his personal appearance He should live for others in life and not for himself He should know how to follow but always be ready...
    Setarcos Setarcos 22-25, M Dec 5, 2013

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    I'm A Gentleman

    I'm a gentleman .. I pull the chair out for the Lady I'm with or Open the door for her. It's just a habit being a gentleman. No conscious act for me it's just habit being polite.
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Oct 24, 2011

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    I think I am the sweetest guy in the world( no

    homo.) I treat myself with respect. It's unbelievable how gentle I am.
    Ash933 Ash933 22-25 2 Responses Jan 18, 2014

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    falkenboi falkenboi 22-25 Mar 2, 2014

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    A GENTLEMAN ATTRACTS THE ATTENTION OF MANY ,

    BUT ONLY HAS EYES FOR HIS OWN LADY .
    falkenboi falkenboi 22-25 Feb 23, 2014

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    Don't swear and always offer my seat on the

    London trains. Treat a woman as a lady
    Spicyboy23 Spicyboy23 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 6, 2014

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    I try to be a nice guy :)

    but sometimes I think I'm either too nice or not nice enough. Sometimes I have a hard time figuring which one it is, I try to be a gentlemen, but I guess not every girl likes a gentlemen lol who knows? Girls are quite confusing
    slimvince slimvince 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 24

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    It's Not A Gender Thing

    Being a Gentleman is defined by how we treat ladies as well as our fellows. It is a code of conduct too often overlooked. I'm on EP to meet people in a spirt of equality where respect rules the conversion and abuse is left in the word that is outside of the keyboard.
    AngeGardien AngeGardien 51-55, M Aug 19, 2013

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    I Try

    i try to act like one, but i am by no means a true gentleman, i think that i have quite a ways to go before then. I dont dress in a top hat with a cane of course lol. i am just very well mannered. i hold the door open for women, i try to not intterupt people, i let others go by...
    lmpulsive lmpulsive 18-21, M 7 Responses Nov 3, 2011

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    Good Manners

    Life is a neverending learning experience. Men aged 16 to 160 can always improve their lifeskills by learning good manners. Strive to be a real gentleman, regardless of background , age or circumstance. I am not perfect but always try to be a gentleman.
    ryksteman ryksteman 56-60, M 5 Responses Nov 22, 2010

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    Always Will Be

    I always behave my best around ladies and try not to make them feel uncomfortable because of me. I always mind my words before speaking them, I do some chivalrous things like open the door for a woman or offer my seat to a woman, little things that show my respect to women.
    aroundhere aroundhere 22-25, M Jun 4, 2011

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    >>> IF YOU MAKE HER BITE HER LIP ,

    KNOW THAT YOU'RE DOING A DAMN GOOD JOB AT WHATEVER YOU'RE DOING
    falkenboi falkenboi 22-25 1 Response Mar 2, 2014

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    DON'T FIGHT WITH OTHER MEN OVER A WOMEN .

    REGARDLESS OF HOW AMAZING YOU THINK SHE IS .SHE'S NOT A TROPHY , ASSET OR A PIECE OF TERRITORY .LET HER WORK OUT WHO SHE WANTS TO BE WITH ON HER OWN, SHE'S HUMAN .
    falkenboi falkenboi 22-25 Mar 2, 2014

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    H0w Men Should Treat A Woman

    i understand why women don't trust most men, they only want one thing. they should be told they are loved.  They should be respected, all women need too know and hear that you love them. Sex is not everything,there is much  more to life like having someone to hold and make each...
    lonewolf1964 lonewolf1964 41-45, M 4 Responses Jan 31, 2012

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    A Code Of Gentlemanly Conduct For All Seasons & Occasions

    I am a true gentleman as described by Cardinal Newman in Ireland in 1852. 'Hence it is that it is almost a definition of a gentleman to say that he is one who never inflicts pain. This description is both refined and, as far as it goes, accurate. He is mainly occupied in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Dec 16, 2009

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    I am a gentleman to those

    who are worth being gentle to
    CDavisJr1998 CDavisJr1998 16-17, M Mar 2, 2014

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    I Try

    I try to use my manners and to always be considerate of others. I say please and thank you,try to speak in a pleasant tone. I am very good at minding my own business and even better at not repeating things I see and here. I keep my opinions to myself. I can get along with someone...
    carolinia carolinia 51-55, F Aug 31, 2013

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    Chivalry isn't dead, it's just been lost in

    translation and repainted by technology.
    musikid48 musikid48 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 16, 2014

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    wnt2kno wnt2kno 56-60, M Dec 20, 2014

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    Chivalry

    Though I think this has been said by many its the only way to start this. I am a gentleman. Though mainly for women; men, I could care less. It is a man's duty to be chivalrous and courteous towards others, no matter who it is (except other men who do not display some sense of...
    Vithus Vithus 18-21, M 4 Responses Oct 28, 2011

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    Respect!

    I was brought up by a very loving sensible family! Manners and respect are a must especially when around the ladies! I still agree and like the good old fashion tradition... open and hold the doors for the lady, take the chair out for a lady (which nobody does these days but I...
    blueboyblue blueboyblue 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 12, 2013

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    IF YOU WANT TO LEAVE HER,

    LEAVE HER BREATHLESS . IF YOU WANT TO LIE, LIE NEXT TO HER .IF YOU WANT TO LET GO , LET GO OF YOUR PRIDE AND PURSUE HER
    falkenboi falkenboi 22-25 1 Response Mar 2, 2014

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    Good Or Bad: An Observation

    Challenges. Life is replete with them. Risks, adventure, girls do not seek either good guys or bad guys per se. It's not even about confidence as such. Girls, want challenges. Friends can be made by those who are reliable. However, challenges and fixing them is more of a thrill...
    startingpointguard33 startingpointguard33 26-30, M Mar 27, 2012

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    Nice Guys Finish Last

    There are a few misunderstandings about being a gentleman, a few misconceptions that continue to exist in society today. Being a gentleman doesn't mean that I am naive, or that I don't have any sexual desire. It doesn't mean that I'm just plain vanilla, or I don't like to get...
    Valdaine Valdaine 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 8, 2013

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    I Am A Gentle Girl

    I'm probably the first lady writing on this group. lol But yes! I try to be a gentle girl. I like to try to remember to always say Thank you and please. And say and do nice things for others.For all the men in this group...Thank you for being you. I'm very fortunate to know nice...
    surrealreality surrealreality 31-35, F 9 Responses Apr 16, 2012

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    I Try To Be One

    We live within a society of selfish, apathetic and some at least, ignorant people. Majority of men and women are in my opinion, far too lose and vulgar. The amount of times I have to hear about some slutty women or some sexist man, thrown in with all the "wild parties" and...
    lmpulsive lmpulsive 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 4, 2012

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    Being A Gentleman In A Selfish World

         More and more today we are faced with ever increasing selfishness and egotism. Everything from tee shirts to bumper stickers tout "its all about me, deal with it." Many have said chivalry is dead, but I disagree. So what does it mean to be a gentleman in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Feb 4, 2010

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    falkenboi falkenboi 22-25 1 Response Mar 2, 2014

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    Part Of My Dna

    I can not help it. Being a gentleman is me, PERIOD. It is something inside me that I have to do. All the actions. I will never forget one of my highest compliments. 1987 in Tangier, Morocco: I was in the Kasbah walking and shopping. I step out of a store into a CROWDED small...
    1changingheart 1changingheart 51-55, M 7 Responses Oct 1, 2011

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    I was once a douche bag.

    I saw women as little more than sex opportunities. I changed. I had some sense knocked into me as well as a few fists. I had a mentor who drilled into me the art of being a gentleman. I'll admit I started learning from him so I can learn to get even more women. But his lessons...
    4thGeneration 4thGeneration 22-25, M Dec 31, 2014

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    Yes I Am

    Yes , i am a gentle man. Not being one takes too much effort.
    emmanuel04 emmanuel04 31-35, M 4 Responses Apr 7, 2012

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    The Way I Was Raised

    I grew up in a respectful household. When my parents disagreed, even if things got heated they never crossed the line. You can have passion without losing control of yourself; I have tons. You don't need to say things to your partner that you later wish you hadn't. They instilled...
    bassplayer bassplayer 46-50, M 33 Responses Mar 12, 2011

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    I make it a point to behave

    as such. Obviously I'm not perfect but I do my best. I hold doors open, especially for the elderly and women. I refrain from foul language. I show deference to my superiors.
    Steelquill Steelquill 22-25, M Feb 11

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    miracle98 miracle98 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 2, 2014

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    Sigh*

    I was raised in an era where we learned to say please and thank you. An era when a gentleman held open a door for a lady, stood up from the table when a lady entered the room or left the dinner table and offering a lady a ride if she were walking was just that, a ride to her...
    emmanuel04 emmanuel04 31-35, M 5 Responses Nov 2, 2013

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    It's hard to not judge guys

    who don't hold the doors open for ladies or pull out their chairs before they sit. Even more than that, I can't stand when a man is impolite to an elderly person.
    atchetson2 atchetson2 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 21, 2014

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