Tag Archives: Relationships

Does she want to see you again?

Many males have been in the situation where they have met a female and are wondering whether she wants to see him again. Females are often indirect, or they may send contradictory messages, or they may try to set up … Continue reading

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Chivalry and pressing home the advantage

Chivalry – the curse of the male when it comes to dealing with females. Many females say that they like a man to chivalrous – of course they do! But men, you should remember that females have to earn chivalry … Continue reading

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Responding to women’s sarcasm

Of course we can all be sarcastic when we want to be, but this method of insult can be a favorite tactic by some females because of its indirect approach. Take this example: M: ‘We have had our ups and … Continue reading

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The ‘you don’t know what pain is until you have given birth’ syndrome

You know how it is – one day you are not feeling too well – a bit of pain in your tummy or a sore throat – and you mention it to your female partner who immediately dismisses your suffering … Continue reading

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Feminists and real men

Females thought the last victory of equality was to make males more ‘sensitive’. The bitter irony, is that females don’t like wimps after all… At a dinner party recently, I encountered the depressingly familiar sight of a dynamic thirty-something female accompanied by a … Continue reading

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Male exemplars in the movies: Victor in Mr Selfridge

Victor is the waiter in Selfridges restaurant. His love interest is the main female character Agnes, who is also an employee at Selfridges. Victor is a fine example of someone who alternates between Adult and Parent orientations. In Adult orientation he is an ambitious man – he understands the restaurant business and he is keen to open his own restaurant. But he does not have enough money to purchase any premises. Continue reading

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Male exemplars in the movies: The devilish rogue

Here is a scene between Gable as the roguish Rhett Butler and Leigh as the feisty O’Hara from ‘Gone with the Wind’. I strongly recommend Margaret Mitchell’s book to all guys out there. The dynamic between different types of males and females is well explored and there are many lessons that guys can learn. Gone with the wind is set in the period of the American Civil War in the 1860’s.
Gable’s character has just returned from Paris and he has bought Leigh’s character the gift of a bonnet – the very latest in Paris fashion. Gable adopts a Parent orientation to Leigh’s female Child. Gable’s character is passionate, mature, devilish and worldly-wise. Leigh’s character is feisty, fiery, full of energy and so on. She is the little princess who every man wants to be with. Continue reading

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