“Romance is for the unmarried.”
“Chivalry is dead.”
“Real men aren’t romantic.”
I’ve heard these sentiments uttered by people throughout my life. And what a load of crap.
The truth? All men have the ability to be romantic.
Granted, many guys are afraid to do romantic things because they think it will be lame. Or they will get laughed at. Or it won’t go over as well as they had hoped. And so they don’t even try.
Which is a shame.
She loves when you do romantic things for her. Because they are for her. Even if the gesture is silly, she likes it because it means that you like her so much that you’re putting in effort to continually woo her.
The 21st Century Gentleman: Romantic Mindset For The Modern Man
When most guys do work up the courage to do something romantic, it’s often dripping with expectation.
And if you’re using romance as a pre-cursor for wanting something in return, she will feel it.
The proper mindset of a romantic is one of wanting her to know that you think about her and care about her. You employ your gestures as pure acts of love to show your partner that she means the world to you.