Chivalry in dating
She’s also the one who gives you a weird stare when you hold the door open for her.
Of course, she thinks you think that she’s just too weak to open the door herself! Just like how we have a streak of chivalry in us, women too have a streak of I-want-to-be-pampered in them.
Reflecting back on medieval times, can a man really be that chivalrous today or would that just be considered stupid? Unfortunately, the men of today don’t know what that legacy was all about, and most men have no idea about the revered Code of the Knights. On one hand, they swoon over men who show the slightest bit of chivalry, and on the other, women seem to be killing chivalry slowly! Back in the days of yore, men knew how to be chivalrous.
How to be chivalrous Many centuries ago, when the kings ruled, knights of valor and honor tread the earth. Knights used to take off their cloak and drop it over a puddle so their lady wouldn’t dirty her feet.
[Read: What girls always notice on a date] So who do we blame for the death of chivalry, us men, or the typical woman who always seems to have a problem with the lack of a chivalrous streak in men?
Well, all I can say here is, “don’t hate the games, hate the damn rules!
But when we talk about chivalry, we’re not actually going for white horses and turrets.
According to Match’s research, which quizzed 504 single women, all we’re really asking for is a gesture of courtesy.
And they are usually the ones that get pissed off if you don’t wipe their seat before they park their backsides, or get totally upset and act aloof if you don’t pull a chair back for them or hold the door open. As demanding as she seems, she would acknowledge your gesture, or at least know deep inside that you care (hopefully? If she doesn’t seem to care, then just cut down your chivalrous moves.Blame your loss of chivalry on her, which is the real truth anyways, because she didn’t give a damn when you were being nice, so why care.On the other hand, we have the I’m-an-effing-feminist woman.38% of women also said that they’d rather you didn’t try and pull their chair our for them while sitting down, and while we’re being honest, 45% of us would love it if you stopped insisting we order first in a restaurant (45 per cent) were also seen as being out of touch with modern dating.Before you understand how to be chivalrous in these modern times, you need to know what a woman expects from a man and what you can do to be that man.