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modern gentleman

Although you can’t overlook the importance of being a gentleman, it’s necessary to understand what it means. While some people define it as your dressing style, others consider it as chivalry. However, there is more to today's gentleman than your ability to impress a lady you are courting. In addition, having an unquenchable thirst for education, knowledge, and communication defines you as a gentleman. If you want to know more, here are some more tips for becoming a modern-day gentleman.

Be A Man Of Honor

A nobleman has standards and endeavors to live up to them. He also understands what he stands for and won't compromise because it's convenient or easy. Living an honorable life means striving to make a valiant effort and constantly seeking greatness. It also involves living with purpose, integrity, and courage while being recognized for your high moral worth and accomplishments among your peers and community.


Be Courageous

Courage is often misjudged. You don't have to slay a dragon or tread a floor of burning coals to display your courage. Courageous men support what's right, defeat their fears and stand for their principles and beliefs. They live for the famous quote – stand for something or fall for everything. So today’s gentleman will confront anything that undermines his principles, affects somebody or something dear to him in a manner that complements his values.


Learn How To Fix Things

Few things are less appealing to a lady than her man not having basic skills like replacing tires and fixing little things. But what happens if you are in the middle of nowhere with poor cell reception and can't reach AAA? Imagine a scenario where they can't come for 4 hours. If you have never fixed or replaced a tire or have no clue the location of your jack and spare time in your car, figure it out now. There are countless online tutorials on how to complete a tire change. Although you may have to leave some jobs for the car repair shop, you can be a hero by simply changing that tire.


Appreciate Manners And Etiquette

Our manners are defined by how we treat and behave towards others. Etiquettes, on the other hand, are dictated by societal rules. Yet, manners always outdo etiquette. Therefore, for a Modern-day gentleman, it is essential to know how to balance the two. For example, assuming you are invited to a meal. Etiquette requires that you don't start eating before the host. However, telling a person to quit eating for breaking etiquette rules would be ill-mannered. It is, therefore, necessary to learn basic etiquette skills and improve your manners.


Fortunately, you can become a gentleman by practicing regularly. There are many perks for becoming one, including the ability to calm and make everyone feel safe regardless of the situation. However, it is a lifetime commitment that shouldn’t be sacrificed or left uncompleted. While it may not happen overnight, with the right energy and dedication, you can achieve that.

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James' passion for exploration and sense of duty to his community extends beyond himself. This means he is dedicated to providing a positive role model for other men and especially younger guys that need support so that they can thrive and be future positive contributors to society. This includes sharing wisdom, ideas, tips, and advice on subjects that all men should be familiar with, including: family travel, men's health, relationships, DIY advice for home and yard, car care, food, drinks, and technology. Additionally, he's a travel advisor and a leading men's travel influencer who has been featured in media ranging from New York Times to the Chicago Tribune, and LA Times. He's also been cited by LA Weekly "Top Travel Bloggers To Watch 2023" and featured by Muck Rack: "Top 10 Outdoor Journalists for 2022".

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