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I Prefer Gentlemanlike Behavior

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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 WONT STAND UP..........?
    TEMPOLTON TEMPOLTON 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 15, 2012

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    Manners

    I don't expect to be treated differently by a man because I am a woman ... just with manners and respect ... if a gentleman is a man who has manners and respect for people, both men and women ... that's good ... that's all I ask for ...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 14 Responses Oct 12, 2009

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    A Rare Kind..

    I love a man who knows how to behave like/be a gentleman, especially in public. A true gentleman will get and hold my attention. It's in all the little subtle hints and gestures. The respectful way he handles me and others. His principals, manners and good taste. In a...
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 52 Responses Dec 4, 2012

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    My Brand Flippin' New Office Chair!

    I have been looking for a long time now for a new office chair cause my old one really sucked. I finally found this awesome online article that helped me find the most Fan-Freaking-Tastic chair ever! I want to let my victory be yours as well, so find the link to the article as...
    Thrice4All Thrice4All 26-30, M Dec 6, 2012

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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 been pestering me for friendship.  He kept sending me messages to my whiteboard and I asked him why he wanted...
    WildSpectrumArts WildSpectrumArts 46-50, F 6 Responses Sep 15, 2011

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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 good man is hard to find,

    and a true Southern gentleman may be even harder to find. He is the standard by which Southern mothers raise their sons. Instead of saying, “be good so Santa will bring you presents,” they say “Now, son if you want to be a Southern gentleman than you need to act like this...
    southerngurlnpearls southerngurlnpearls 22-25, F 1 Response May 10

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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 to take time to get to know each other! A GENTLEMAN!
    xXxLoveLikeTheNymphsxXx xXxLoveLikeTheNymphsxXx 16-17, F Nov 30, 2013

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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 Aunt. She said something about it that rung true, "They are the last of a dying breed." Its not often that I see that "Gentleman" quality in men these days. It is a quality that is...
    AceofPentacles AceofPentacles 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 11, 2012

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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 I did. Secondly, I am from the South. I am a southerner, redneck, etc., whatever y'all want to call us but I...
    SirLaughalots SirLaughalots 36-40, M 7 Responses Nov 13, 2013

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    greeneyedlady72 greeneyedlady72 41-45, F 8 Responses Apr 13, 2014

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    There's just something about a gentleman.

    Some women go after the bad boys. They want the tough guys. They get weak at the sight of long hair, tattoos and motorcycles. They want rough around the edges, a manly man. Granted, when reading erotic fiction, there is a certain appeal to that kind of man. I know no one is...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 20 Responses 6 days ago

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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. A man who shows up disheveled and sloppy. A man who has poor grammar and no brains. Contrary to what some of you...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 27, 2012

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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 subjects tactfully, and once we've reached a level of comfort with each other. Unfortunately, by that time, I...
    Valdaine Valdaine 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 4, 2013

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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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    People need to start thinking of other peoples

    feelings it's just down right discusting n rude.
    Kissieface Kissieface 31-35, F Feb 17, 2014

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    terrible secret of mine i tend to look at men

    at least to the age of 30 with young kids and would really want to be with him i would love to help him with his kids despite my age i have a goid head on my shoulders i know what i want i would love him literally if we get that far. men around that age i always want to talk to...
    Eroticwriter34 Eroticwriter34 18-21, F 4 Responses May 29

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    I try to embody gentleman-like behavior.

    I will admit that some of the physical practices, such as opening the woman's door for her, are probably rusty due to the 9 years since my divorce and lack of women of the appropriate age where I live. In addition, I do not move very fast due to my disability. If a woman...
    Writer1967 Writer1967 46-50, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I sort of have this dilemma

    and dichotomy problem. I like guys who are dominant and aggressive, but gosh I hate being told what to do. I mean sometimes I'm fine with it, like during sex that's fine and preferred, but outside of that gosh nothing makes me as mad. If it's in the heat of the moment, that's...
    littlejewels littlejewels 18-21, F 9 Responses May 7, 2014

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    Bring me back to the old days

    where people still had class. Women wore dresses and had respect for themselves and men still held doors and knew how to treat a lady. I'm not saying they're aren't people like this today though very rare do you come across them.
    foreveralone22 foreveralone22 22-25, F 5 Responses 5 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 the car door for her, often bought her flowers, and was always tender and loving towards her.I feel that a lot of that kind...
    Bronte36 Bronte36 36-40, F 7 Responses Apr 13, 2012

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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'm not speaking on behalf of all men, and there are still many gentleman out there, but I'm merely providing my perspective. 1. Being a...
    SuperAquaboy SuperAquaboy 22-25, M 6 Responses Sep 6, 2011

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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 witty but never uses insulting humor. He's one of those amazing dads who care and despite working very long...
    DisorderlyCyn DisorderlyCyn 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 8, 2013

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    Old school and real deal - not

    for show. Like my Dad
    LaAgente LaAgente 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    It's sad!!, all the guys I met are jerks I'm

    not saying all men are jerks but all the ones I met are, I never once met a true gentleman I hope oneday that I will. Much love peace and respect
    Kittyxfreak Kittyxfreak 18-21, F Sep 4, 2014

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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 there still are gentlemen, but less and less....   I am happy when  my classmate stops in front of the door to...
    bublina bublina 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 2, 2009

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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 yet there are so many I can mention, in and outside my circle. Since I do not limit my interactions with men only...
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 5 Responses Jan 3, 2012

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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 know how to treat a woman with respect. I blame the parents :P If a man has good manners, he dresses well, he...
    DeclarableKitten DeclarableKitten 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 7, 2013

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    my friend knows that I do,

    he always try's his best to act grown up, and not make really stupid jokes. He actually cares, and will listen to you, try to help. Or if you're alone and he sees you he'll come, he holds the door open for me even if I'm the last person, he'll walk me home, he walks to class...
    drunkpunker drunkpunker 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F May 7, 2014

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    I am not saying that the man needs to be a

    saint, but I love a well mannered gentleman. Just something sexy about it.
    StockholmblondiE StockholmblondiE 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 19

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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 still some good ones out there. All the guys in circle on EP are gentleman. What I like about these men is that they are...
    surrealreality surrealreality 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 12, 2012

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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 me, asks if I need assistance if I appear puzzled, overwhelmed or struggling with a physical task. I like when a man doesn't use...
    JennierW70 JennierW70 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 5, 2013

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    Good girls going for the bad boys,

    what's in it for the good guys?
    Kkdplolkk Kkdplolkk 16-17, M 4 Responses Jun 29, 2014

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    If you are a guy, and you're reading this,

    congratulations!! You are a gentleman or at least an aspiring one. Would you like to know a few secrets about what some ladies like? I would love to know what gentlemen prefer from their ladies. I wish we were mind-readers, but we're not. I do know that ladies never want a...
    livingasme livingasme 51-55, F 5 Responses Jun 28, 2014

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    there no question, I much rather prefer dressing in skirts, I just prefer dressing like the woman I am :-)
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    Why do I always prefer the window seat? Well, it is the safest and easiest place to fly away with your thoughts and nobody ever bothers you, except for the occasional stewardess...
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    If anyone needs advice on something i will gladly think on the problem and give the most serious answer i can. I have an interest in human behavior, have spoken with many people...
    maleficus maleficus 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I know my username is ZADoubleMesser, but I'd rather preferred to be called Zarinah instead. And if you were wondering, no I'm NOT Muslim.
    ZADoubleMesser ZADoubleMesser 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Very. I think most humans are illogical. I love to spy on people, and take notes. Like, for example, I will literally hide behind a couch or beside a bed and record stuff or take...
    WesleyCrusher WesleyCrusher 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I prefer darkness because my eyes are light, and they seem to be very sensitive in sunlight. I love the sun, but it hurts on bright days. Even with sunglasses I can have trouble...
    Cadiaaya Cadiaaya 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    Wish you had more WILLPOWER? I know I do, and so I wanted to share with my EP friends the things that stood out for me in this book I'm listening to, Kelly McGonigal’s book...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 5 Responses Jun 23

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    The other day I was at the grocery store getting in line to pay for an item. In front of me was an interracial couple (black man and a white woman). When her significant other saw...
    alicornia alicornia 18-21, F 7 Responses Jun 22

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    My boyfriend of over a year broke up with me in April. He had a heavy load of personal issues to deal with, plus we had been tense over the amount of quality time spent together...
    Kadessa00 Kadessa00 26-30, F Jun 22

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    I prefer dresses. Although, skirts are nice too. Not that either one STAYS on for very long ;-)
    sillytilly2012 sillytilly2012 51-55, T 4 Responses Jun 20

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