When they set out to romance the woman in their lives, they like to let her know they pay attention.Well it shouldn’t be a surprise that the door swings both ways.“There’s romance in spur-of-the-moment nicknames, like being called handsome, good-lookin’, and so on,” Al says.“When a girl calls me sweet, and not in a patronizing way but in an authentic, appreciative way, it totally melts my heart,” Keven says.Anybody who’s been in a good, healthy romantic relationship has likely had a sense that he or she was cared for, thought about, and loved during the day.
“I think sometimes it is expected that the guy always plans the date,” Justin said.
Simple things like a lively, thought-provoking conversation or a shared interest in exploring new things can sometimes leave my heart all aflutter.
I even surprise myself sometimes by my evolving sense of the romantic. Since learning more about my fellow man’s Valentine’s date preferences, not to mention their movie preferences, it occurs to me that while men don’t typically get credit for their emotional intelligence or romantic intricacies, it might be time they did.
So whether you need ideas for the next date night, you’re wondering how to better understand your man’s romantic tastes, or simply want to better understand the not-quite-as-fair sex, this one’s for you.
Guys love planning dates, but what makes a date romantic is the time and intention put into it.