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I Prefer Gentlemanlike Behavior

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    My Brother - My brother is the most gentleman-like man I know. He's very kind but has an air of confidence I appreciate. He is never, ever rude but quite assertive. He's clever and...
    DisorderlyCyn DisorderlyCyn 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 8, 2013

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    Who Doesn't -  I know there are people out there that will say they truely don't want that guy who takes your arm and leads you into the fancy party as an escort with no other...
    4Daereen 4Daereen 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 5, 2010

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    Just Sayin' - It's hard for me to detect a gentlemanlike behaviour here in EP. If you try to look simply with your interest, then they would probably fall out to only a few. And...
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 3, 2012

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    People need to start thinking of other peoples feelings it's just down right discusting n rude.
    Kissieface Kissieface 31-35, F Feb 17

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    That's Who I Am - Let me begin with two things. First, being a gentleman is not how a person acts, being a gentleman is who a person is. So that's why I titled this story the way...
    SirLaughalots SirLaughalots 36-40, M 6 Responses Nov 13, 2013

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    greeneyedlady72 greeneyedlady72 41-45, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    Old Fashioned Ideals. - I am no Prima Donna, that's for sure.I guess I just grew up in a house hold where my dad always treated my mother with respect and courtesy.He always opened...
    Bronte36 Bronte36 36-40, F 6 Responses Apr 13, 2012

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    It Is Sad It's So Rare - People (including my wife) seem to always be surprised or impressed that I insist on opening the car door for my wife. I was raised to be a gentleman, so...
    LostInTheWoulds LostInTheWoulds 46-50, M 7 Responses Oct 25, 2012

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    Troubled He May Not Be Real... - I'm 19yrs old and I consider myself to be pretty old fashioned comparing myself to the generation I've grown with. Guys that are gentleman-like I...
    kuramalove kuramalove 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 3, 2011

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    I Want To Be Like That - some people in this world are not able to understand anything even we can say that they dont want to understand.they always live with some false issues...
    sujeet1984 sujeet1984 26-30, M Nov 30, 2011

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    But, Where? - Where are all the gentlemen?
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 16, 2010

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    "Me Too, I Just Love This Quality In A Man! They Are A Dying Breed." - When I saw this EP Experience Group, I just had to join it. I was just talking about this with my...
    AceofPentacles AceofPentacles 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 11, 2012

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    Its a - Lost art, I think. Well, not lost. You have it down :) But it really is not an important thing to a lot of people anymore! I appreciate the door held open, my chair pulled...
    Opalina Opalina 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 6, 2009

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    My Guy Friends - I feel I'm a lucky girl to have nice guy friends. Here and off line. Sadly, there are many man that are disrespectful. But not all men are like that. There are...
    surrealreality surrealreality 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 12, 2012

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    Gentleman - I want a guy close to my age(meaning like 17-19) to talk to. Someone to laugh and joke with, someone to be sweet to me when I'm feeling upset, someone who is not afraid...
    xXxLoveLikeTheNymphsxXx xXxLoveLikeTheNymphsxXx 16-17, F Nov 30, 2013

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    So Rare - I don't want to sound too whiny and maudlin, but I regret the apparent disappearance of this type of behavior. It is becoming increasingly rare to find men who actually...
    DeclarableKitten DeclarableKitten 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 7, 2013

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    You Sir, Are No Gentlemen. - What does any women want? A gentleman. A man who knows how to use his manners. Respects a women and doesn't rush her to be intimate. A real man who...
    goldengirl24 goldengirl24 22-25, F 10 Responses Sep 7, 2013

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    Even From Friends. -  I grew up with a best friend who was a boy that always opened my doors for me, paid when we went out, and never raised his voice to me.  I'm not...
    InsanelyMe08 InsanelyMe08 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 27, 2009

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    It Is A Must - I love gentlemen. A man who has manners, speaks well, dresses well and knows how to treat a woman is a true gem. What is a real turn off is a man who has no manners...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 27, 2012

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    Chivalry Is Not Dead... Completely... Just Yet, Anyway - I gotta say, there is nothing that makes my heart fall into wild palpitations the way a chivalrous gentleman does. This...
    QuinnJammin QuinnJammin 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 2, 2010

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    Nice Guys - I've always tried my utmost to be as respectful and polite as I possibly could to the ladies I speak with. Yes, I have urges and desires, but I only approach these...
    Valdaine Valdaine 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 4, 2013

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    I Like It When Men Act Like Gentalmen Around Girls That I Want... - IT MAKES IT EASYER TO TAKE WHAT I WANT.....LOL..... SERIOUSLY THOUGH WHY NOT TAKE WHAT YOU WANT WHEN THE FLOPS...
    TEMPOLTON TEMPOLTON 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 15, 2012

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    Why People Hate To Each Other - when i see the people,i cant understand why people hate to each other.in this world there are so many issues like poverty, unemployment,in which we...
    sujeet1984 sujeet1984 26-30, M 3 Responses Nov 30, 2011

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    Is it disappearing? -  I always smile and feel good when I see a man giving a flower to a woman, taking her coat or waiting till she sit down first. I think...
    bublina bublina 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 2, 2009

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    But That Doesn't Mean Weak - I like gentleman like behavior, especially in how it relates to traditional interaction between men and women. I like when a man holds a door open for...
    JennierW70 JennierW70 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 5, 2013

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    And, Sometimes Nice Guys Do Win The Girl -   It's always been important for me to be a nice person even if I didn't really feel like it, and to do the right thing even if it...
    gladiate gladiate 51-55, M 4 Responses Oct 31, 2009

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    Impressive - I'm always impressed and delighted when a man behaves like a gentleman. It's refreshing because I hardly ever witness it.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Apr 1, 2010

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    Nothing Turns Me On More Than A Guy Who Is Gentlemenly - its just an instinctive thing ... a man who has charasma and charm and integrity and acts like a gentlemen and treats you...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 11, 2011

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    I Love Gentlemen. - I'm a writer, so I always have to put a gentleman in my story. He's chivalrous and eloquent, always paired with a crude, boorish boy. I can't find any gentlemen...
    MassyThePanda MassyThePanda 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 2, 2009

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    I am a gentleman always, I believe in showing a women that I admire them and will always treat them with respect no matter what the situation.
    Leavinstevin Leavinstevin 41-45, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Shame On You - It is most unfortunate but some men think that because they are on the internet, that it gives them the right to be rude to women. Case in point, an EP member had...
    WildSpectrumArts WildSpectrumArts 46-50, F 6 Responses Sep 15, 2011

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    "gentleman?" - Where have they all gone too! By the time I have kids they will be an extinct species! Anyway, yes, like everyone else here I want to be treated as equal...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 29, 2009

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    A Rare Kind.. - I love a man who knows how to act like/be a gentleman, especially in public. A true gentleman can melt me & touch my heart. It's in all the little subtle hints...
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 35 Responses Dec 4, 2012

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    Sometimes - Well at least at dinner.  If you can prove you can be a good man in public, I will let you be a very bad boy in bed ;)
    JustBernieGirl JustBernieGirl 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 28, 2011

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    A Male's Insight On Gentlemanly Behavior - I've read a lot of comments pertaining to the disappearance of "gentlemanly" behavior and I would like to offer some insight. Obviously I...
    SuperAquaboy SuperAquaboy 22-25, M 4 Responses Sep 6, 2011

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    I Always Try My Best. - I will always open doors for women and take my hat off indoors, and try my best to be a gentlemen all the time.
    CyberDeath118 CyberDeath118 26-30, M Sep 16, 2013

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    I'm fascinated by it so much I'm majoring in Social and Behavioral Science and what I learn/learned so far helps me understand so much why people are the way they are and their...
    krorenae krorenae 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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    I am currently a student and prefer being alone and being productive rather than going out and getting blitzed or studying in a public area with many distractions. Beyond this, I...
    ak5323 ak5323 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    My fascination with people is pretty ridiculous, but it's a completely natural function of my brain; it can't be turned off. I do a lot of people-watching whenever I'm not talking...
    JustAnotherHuman34 JustAnotherHuman34 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    I tend to do this a lot. What people do, their actions, profiling them and observing. I'm so fascinated by what people do I'm actually in school majoring in Social and Behavioral...
    krorenae krorenae 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    People behave so oddly at times that I'm like, "what the fudge?" It's behavior like that that interests me. A lot of people are prone to behave in odd ways. Hell, I know I am. I...
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    Fascinated Quotes - * People say I make strange choices, but they're not strange for me. My sickness is that I'm fascinated by human behavior, by what's underneath the surface...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 3 Responses Mar 27

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    It captures me in ways that makes me wonder..... I have read so much about serial killers, all of the people who knew them, always said "he was the nicest man, or the nice girl...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Just because I can't be bothered by incoming passengers. And although I'm not really good with places and/or directions, I love staring outside and freeze the memory of whatever it...
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 Apr 1

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    There are times fantasy can't distract us from reality. Times that we simply wish to be heard, listened to, understood. But those around us prefer a different route. We are born...
    superficialife superficialife 22-25, F Apr 2

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    I always prefer the window seat. I like being able to see what is going on outside of the vehicle or the plane, it keeps me calm.
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    Always preferred the cold weather and wrapping up warm esp having cold bedding to get into at night
    EnglishEmpress EnglishEmpress 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    For those who need a clear idea of what I'm talking about...vagina. I do shave, I prefer not to though. I need to ask however...why do females need to shave down there? It only...
    beesboo beesboo 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    i have always preferred the window seat, ever since i was little, i just love staring out the window :)
    xhesikaxo xhesikaxo 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I Prefer Smelly Women I hate girls who have good hygiene because they think that's what society wants not what they want. If they want to let go, but are to afraid of what society...
    RJmartyr RJmartyr 13-15, M 1 day ago