Welcome to 30 Days Of Love, our one-month initiative to bring you closer to the love you deserve just in time for Valentine's Day. Today, we're shining the spotlight on compliments—and their role in a fulfilling relationship.
The moment you start paying women compliments directly, you may well be guaranteeing yourself a dry spell the likes of which are seen only in an equatorial desert, at high noon, on the first day of summer. Michael Douglas, this is NOT helpful!
When a man whistles at you, how does that make you feel? According to the Daily Mail, an old-fashioned wolf whistle encourages 38 percent of women to stick to their diets and 54 percent of those asked admitted they loved receiving one. Clearly many women think it's flattering.
Does your mood depend a lot on how people treat you, what they say and how much praise you receive? When you don't get positive feedback, are you just crushed? If so, you aren't alone.
Accepting a compliment, especially from a man, has never been easy for me. In fact, I probably spent most of my life shutting their compliments down before they could even get the words out. "You look amazing," he would say. My response: "Oh god, what are you looking at? You need to get your eyes checked." Does this sound like you?
If you find your relationship is drifting apart, then the good news is you can do something about it. Begin by putting yourself into a loving space and then apply the following: What men are looking for is the Three A's: Appreciate, Acknowledge and Adore
The dating world is one of games. We are taught all sorts of ways to hide or thoughts and feelings. All sorts of ways to make one thing look another way. And so, when we meet someone who doesn't play by the rules, we often think, 'What is wrong with this person? You can't just…say that!'
Want to make a woman truly happy? It's not as hard as you think it is. But a lot of men still seem to struggle when it comes to knowing how to please a woman, so we've made a list of 30 entire things men can do that are practically guaranteed to make any woman smile. So now you have no excuse, dudes! The list was inspired by the Twitter trending topic #30WaysToMakeAGirlSmile.
If you find you regularly need compliments from your partner and complain when you don't get them, I invite you to search your inner self to discover why you need these affirmations. When you understand this hidden truth, you can be more clear about what you want.
People might associate college life with pizza and promiscuity, but according to a paper published in the Journal of Personality, students would rather receive an ego boost (from compliments and good grades) than have sex. Incidentally, ego boosts also trump favorite foods, which actually makes sense considering how closely hunger and sexual compulsions are compared.
The duck face on your profile picture may be a good way to get attention. It turns out that complimenting a woman's lips may be the best way to her heart while dating online. And the duck face accentuates a woman's lips. Ergo the duck face, hideous as it may be, may save your online dating life.
Sometimes us guys have a hard time picking up on flirting. Sure, we all know that business about you touching your hair when we're talking and leaning forward and touching a chest (his or yours) when you giggle, but those "sure-fire signs" can be interpreted as wrestling with a bad hair day or a case of laughter-induced vertigo, respectively. On the other hand, overdoing it can be supremely embarrassing. The best play is the middle ground. Here are nine low-risk pickup tricks with oodles of upside: