7 Skills Men Need for a Better Dating Experience

Stop trying to be good at dating and work on becoming a good partner instead.

1. Resilience

Few men meet “the one” their first time out and go on to live happily ever after. Most guys will have had a few relationships before finally settling down.

2. Humor

If you want any lady to get on your good side, then you have to have a sense of humor. Humor doesn’t just mean being skillful at cracking jokes. It’s about being able to laugh, especially at yourself. If you can see the light in any situation, you become someone girls would want to hang out with.

3. Chivalry

Don’t listen to what anyone says, being a gentleman never goes out of fashion. Yes, you’ll have a few people get all uptight about you opening the door for the lady, but they’re not exactly the happiest bunch, right?

4. Listening skills

If there is any lesson a man needs to learn when dealing with women, it’s that he has to listen. Men and women are wired differently. They have different approaches to logic. A man needs things to make sense, if not the alarm bells go off in his mind. A woman talks so she can feel better. And she feels the best when a man intently listens to her.

Focus on what she feels instead of trying to impress her.

5. Being vulnerable

There is an underlying theme in all of this, which is to be in tune with what a woman is feeling. Aside from wanting to be listened to, women appreciate a man who is willing to put himself on the line to be with them.

6. Decisiveness

A hugely underrated trait that many men don’t put enough stock into is being decisive. When you make decisions, whether it’s something you want to order or want to do, stick to them. Once you know what you want, just say it.

7. Honesty

Honesty is a skill because it needs to be honed. A lot of men are notoriously dishonest because they want people to think they’re better than they actually are. And while inflating your personal stats or changing the facts about your life might work with some people, they aren’t going to give you the satisfying dating experience you want.

Build Skills That Last a Lifetime

You have even more incentive to work on these personal skills if you want a relationship that will last a lifetime.

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