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I Know What a Gentlemen Is

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 131 People

    Why A Gentleman Is So Appealing

    Okay, this is my first post on EP, so I guess I'll briefly introduce myself to start with. I'm teenage girl, but WAIT - please don't write me off as any other teenage girl and think that I don't have a clue what I'm talking about. I'm mature, I know the real value of a...
    omgitsEMILY omgitsEMILY 18-21, F 9 Responses Jan 17, 2010

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    Attracted To A Gentleman

    i'm always attracted to a gentleman   a man who'll open the door and pull out the chair for you. who'll protect you when you're in a crowd
    dazzlingeyes dazzlingeyes 18-21, F 1 Response May 11, 2010

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    Rambling

    I believe underneath it all we are needing to feel we are the best at something. In this world there is always someone better at cooking, football, lactating, skating, sewing, or whatever you're into. There is a basic need left unrequited. We need to feel we are the best at...
    lovingexpress lovingexpress 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 31, 2011

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    I was raised to be a gentleman. I was raised to respect my elders. That women are a precious thing to be treasured. That ones family is sacred above all else. That a man has a duty to protect his neighbor. Every man is supposed to conduct himself in a way that reflects well...
    sidkerr sidkerr 26-30, M Jun 25, 2013

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    George Bernard Shaw A Quote

    People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them. George Bernard Shaw
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Sep 2, 2013

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    Do This...

    A gentleman will bring you flowers on your first date, particularly 1 single flower, and not a rose of red, but a rose of yellow. A gentleman will hold the door open for you and close the door behind you as you're getting into a car. A gentleman will open every and all doors for...
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F Feb 10, 2009

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    I'm A Gentlemen

    I'm a gentleman,Will help you,On your way,Through thick and thin,Like any gentleman would.
    mrraincoat mrraincoat 46-50 May 4, 2012

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    Kipling

    Growing up I was taught early to love the written word. Ideas, feelings, hopes, warnings, dreams. As I grew I found my self drawn to the works of Kipling and two poems in particular shaped my idea of what a man should be...
    sidkerr sidkerr 26-30, M Jul 14, 2013

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    Not Any Such Left

    ANYWHERE WORLDWIDE.
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 3 Responses Jan 29, 2010

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    I Love Gentlemen

    Yes, I know there are many gentlemen left in this world.  I have met a lot of them lately.  He was the man who opened the door and the helped me pick up the contents of my laptop bag when it burst last week.  He is the man that calls me during his only free time...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F Feb 20, 2010

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    This,Dear Reader, Is What George Bernard Shaw, Has To Say About The Subject...

    A gentleman, is one who puts more into the world, than he takes out. ~George Bernard Shaw~
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M Apr 13, 2013

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    I Am One

    I'm probably freaky, odd, weird, crazy, but at least I'm a gentleman.
    weirdcolor weirdcolor 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 25, 2012

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    Cardinal Newman

    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 merely removing the obstacles which hinder the free and unembarrassed action of...
    RoaringFlameLostinShadow RoaringFlameLostinShadow 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 25, 2012

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    Very Much So

    I know what a gentleman is and due to being brought up by one, was very able, easily to see those qualities in others.  Sometimes, there are those that hide behind the language and actions of a gentleman, but that is in order to ensnare, a true gentleman is through and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 4, 2008

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    Matters Of Honor

    I wonder sometimes if part of the decline of gentlemanly behavior is partly because we no longer respect or expect some one to hold to codes of honor. There was a time with a man insulted your mother or your wife you could call them out and either they could apologize or you...
    sidkerr sidkerr 26-30, M Jun 27, 2013

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    Knowing What A Gentlemen Is

    Having had a good upbringing my father taught me at a very early age that a gentlemen is somebody who gets out of the bath to use the toilet.
    billstickers billstickers 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 26, 2012

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    I am 21 years old. I have a good GPA am involved with clubs at my community college, and have been attending this school for over two years now. I feel so lost- I don't know what...
    Schwarzwalderkirschtorte Schwarzwalderkirschtorte 18-21, F Nov 21

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    After watching "If I stay" all teary eyed and sulking. Reflecting on the fact that I myself could have been a great pianist. Then again I could have been a great anything I did...
    pinknotiq pinknotiq 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    I was 15 and in high school when I started to admit to myself that I liked her. We were good friends, daily debates and petty quarrels, we forged our bond and we've known each...
    shugo23 shugo23 18-21, M Nov 22

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    I couldn't sleep last night. My thoughts finally allowed my body to rest at 6 AM. I'm exhausted. I cried last night. Memories filled my brain like oxygen. With every inhale came a...
    GhostBride GhostBride 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 23

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    I don't know what to do. O_O I have decided that I'm going to basically have a life. I'd say have a life "again" but I never really had one to begin with. I've very little idea how...
    Friability Friability 18-21 3 Responses Nov 24

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    I know that THE key to getting what you want is KNOWING what you want, specifically. And then focusing on it. For me, the knowing is one challenge, and the focusing is another...
    elevating elevating 36-40, F Nov 24

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    Compared to many of my friends who had known what they aspired to be after college, I have always felt lost. I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life, but I did know I...
    arigray arigray 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    Hey, I want to take this off my chest as soon as possible, it's consuming me. I don't know if there is something wrong with me, if I look like an absolute freak or if I just look...
    tempusfugittt tempusfugittt 18-21 Dec 2

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    I think I was around the age of seven when this happened. I remember two instances when I think I might have been molested by my god brother. In one memory I remember him pushing...
    CosmicBear01 CosmicBear01 13-15, F Dec 2

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    Knowing what your bad at, makes one know what your good at?. (Tho I hope not to find something good in bad things) And what might be done different or better... Or that cant be...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Dec 3

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    I don't know.....I just don't know what's wrong with me. I don't feel right. I don't belong here.......Why am I here?! To be bullied?!?! (It's already happening!!!) To be useless...
    TheLoner1234 TheLoner1234 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    Hi . I've always wanted to express my feelings but i don't have any close friend That i can tell this. So my parents devorced when i was 10 i think and i didnt spend That Much time...
    Readmystory Readmystory 13-15, M Nov 19

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    I know what my current plan is: don't fail in shool, then study something academic at university (engineering or physics.) so it looks like I'm doing something. Knowing what I WANT...
    maiomeN maiomeN 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    I found myself in a difficult situation. I am 4 months pregnant in a city where I don't know anyone. After I had my first child,my boyfriend asked me to move to another state where...
    dalila1985 dalila1985 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 20

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    I am Louisiana born and raised ... From small town but am in love with New Orleans . Not in the touristy sense , but in the realest way possible . I know the possible pitfalls and...
    BornOnDaBayou337 BornOnDaBayou337 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    I'm fourteen years old, going on fifteen in approximately two months. I do not know what religion I classify myself as being apart of. I grew up with my family being Christian, but...
    losingNemo losingNemo 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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    I still don't know what I'm doing! :D Haha, oh god... |: I have yet to press any buttons. o.o I'm trying slightly less halfassedly though. I believe that counts for something. My...
    Friability Friability 18-21 1 Response Nov 28

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    I know my favorites. I know what I like. But I don't know who I wanna be or where I want to work at. I don't know who I want to be with if with anyone at all.
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M Nov 28

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    I have this friend of mine. sometimes I really don't know how to describe her. I did so much but come to this point of time. I feel that she don't appreciate it? everytime when I...
    AnnxJoy AnnxJoy 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    It's such a devastating experience to have a broken heart.. The physical and emotional turmoil is so deep no words can accurately say. Physically if one has a heart attack medicine...
    Beanbella Beanbella 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    I so lost on what i should do you don't show me that you care i try to do everything i can for you there is so much stuff i want to do for you yes i know you may not trust me but i...
    thatrandomchick01 thatrandomchick01 18-21, F Dec 2

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    I'm 45 years old....and I STILL don't know what to do with my life. I once thought I had it figured out...I was married, had kids...was just going to grow old with that person...
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    I think, no...I know, I've spent the last 15 years trying to convince someone that I'm good enough to love and deserve the truth. There's no point in going on about all the things...
    IstyBisty IstyBisty 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    So, I love my boyfriend, very much. Well actually he's my fiancé, so obviously I love him enough that once upon a time I said yes to marrying him. Lately it seems that everything...
    AlicebeneyisSilvereyes AlicebeneyisSilvereyes 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    hi everone, i m new here and i thought i might give it a try i tried shrinks, antidepression, benzos, having boyfriends, chocolat, to get better but even if i know what's wrong...
    raya99 raya99 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    WHAT'S SO BEAUTIFUL ABOUT ME? I LOOK INTO EVERY MIRROR TO FIND THE DIFFERENCE, BUT I DO NOT KNOW WHAT IS SO BEAUTIFUL...DO NOT CONSIDER ME AS AN ATTENTION SEEKER...I JUST WANT TO...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    So my birthday is coming up and I asked for an accordion because I think their a neat instrument and I want to learn how to play. But people make fun of me and say no I shouldn't...
    Adel14 Adel14 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 17

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