In 2000 a movie called “What Women Want” starring Mel Gibson came out. After a freak accident he was able to hear women’s thoughts, a super power that I often wish I had. It’s hard to know what every person wants because each of us are so different and in various stages of life.

Being in a relationship is hard for us men ain’t it.  So much we have to worry about and make sure that we’re doing right.  So many things to remember.  So many things we have to say a certain way.  So many dates we have to memorize in our head.  So many corny things we have to do to in order to keep our woman happy. 

She is beautiful. She’s fly. Her convo is smart, she laughs at your jokes. You think there is a real connection. You want to know/see/feel more. You decide it is time to capitalize on this encounter. You shake the jitters to the floor, and pose your question: “would you like to go out sometime?”

First off let me say congratulations.  If you’re reading this then chances are you’re about to experience the joy of having a baby.  Well, you won’t physically be having the baby but you get what I mean.  This is an exciting time in a man’s life as he will officially become a father for the first time, or for a subsequent time.

During most of my conversations with my girlfriends we discuss dating, relationships, and of course the horror stories are always in the mix. Instead of focusing on the negative stories, I pulled together a list of things that men are doing right. If you stick to this list you will have a better chance of getting that second, third, and beyond date. 

Before I even get started, I want you to keep three things in mind while reading this article.

In the era of “Netflix and chill” it seems like nowadays, dating and courting is a lost art.  It seems as though the fellas are putting in less effort to impress a woman during the pursuit of her and women are becoming either accepting of the lackluster approaches or fed up to the point where they don’t even want to date anymore.

Women…..can’t live with them……can’t live without them.

Thank God for women.  What would this world be without them? Well, there actually wouldn’t be a world now that I think about it.  Women are the creators of life.  They’re the nurturers. They’re the first love of all of us.  Our first bond.  They mold and groom us.  There is nothing stronger than a woman’s love. In short, we can’t live life without them.  And who would want to?

Wouldn’t it be good if selecting women was more like a walk down the aisle of your local pharmacy? With each item that we pick up in the pharmacy, we’re able to look at the warning label to see what harm each product can do to you if consumed or used incorrectly.  This gives us a heads up if the product is indeed what we need.

Life is filled with milestones and achievements that most of us will experience.  They can range from graduating college, first time buying a home, or starting a business just to name a few.  But there are instances where certain milestones just aren’t a good fit, and marriage is an example of one.  To be frank, marriage is not for everyone.  Marriage presents the ultimate test of your interpersonal skills, and for some it’s best that it be avoided altogether.  Here are five quick ways to gauge if marriage is for you.

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