9 Nonsexual Things That Guys Really Like
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9 Nonsexual Things That Guys Really Like

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By: mediodigital

February 10, 2017

Lifestyle 9 Nonsexual Things That Guys Really Like
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By: mediodigital

February 10, 2017

Postmodern consumer culture has constructed a sullen, crude archetype around man. Through so many films, series and novels, it is believed that the masculine gender should always be strong, formal and attractive. The big problem is that to achieve that type of manhood, one has to live in the gym, take steroids, and pay for some plastic surgery. Reality is very different: the common male is sedentary; if he exercises once a week, it's a success, and he lives in inconsolable anguish because he doesn’t know if he will have any money until the next paycheck.

Following this morbid belief are other truth-distorting fallacies. It’s believed that to keep a man content, all that’s needed is to give him food, drink, and lots of sex. Said social and cultural construct leaves the male figure at the mercy of his primitive nature, whose only purpose in life is survival and procreation. Such an assertion, of course, is far from correct.

Same as women, men appreciate the small details. We enjoy the romantic clichés, and we elaborate in our minds idyllic scenarios where a sincere kiss can be much more representative of love than sex itself. We feel it every day, but we just don’t express it because we’re hard and insensitive cavemen, right?

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The following points show how sensitive we are and talk about the things that make a man happy and have nothing to do with sex:

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1. When a woman breaks with stereotypes and social roles

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Speaking of said cultural constructs, it’s also believed that women are capricious, delicate and other nonsensical epithets. Some accept the role and others break from the canon. Finding a woman like that brings happiness and satisfaction.


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2. Give us a portrait, a drawing, or a painting that evokes love

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They say that men are very visual, so a perfect memento would be to give him a photograph for his room or work space that reminds him how beautiful your love is.

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3. Go out once a month with our friends

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Sometimes the best friends don't get along well with the couple. One simple act that will make him happy is that, at least once a month, you hang out with his friends and have fun together. It’s all his favorite people and you're part of his intimate circle. 


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4. Create trust and confidence to express what we really feel

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If there is tolerance and respect, in the long run it creates a rewarding sense of confidence. When that time comes, we can express ourselves freely about what hurts us and the pain of life without fear of being seen as weak and without character.

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5. Spend a night together without having sex

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Milan Kundera once said that it is very different to have sex than to just sleep together. Sex is very pleasurable, obviously, but it is even better to sleep embracing the one you love; with the simple touch the heart is revitalized and the soul can rest.

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6. Offering loving care and support

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There is no person who dislikes feeling affection through care and tenderness. Such simple phrases as "take care, I do not want you to get sick" or "you are not alone, I am with you” can show an attentiveness that is likely to be returned.


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7. Spend quality time and respect individuality

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The most important thing in relationships is sharing moments of sincerity and true commitment. Also, it’s good to know that once we go about our own business we can rest assured that there will be no problems if a call or message don't go immediately answered.

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8. Show interest in our hobbies and the grandest dreams from our youth

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Whether we are fans of music, literature or other arts, one detail that makes us happy is when our partner becomes our accomplice in healthy and guilty pleasures. It is very gratifying to find someone tolerant with whom we can share all of our frustrated dreams.


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 9. Sometimes just invite us over for quality time

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Every day, there are elements in society that are trying to put women in a position of weakness. When she brings her boyfriend home to enjoy some time together, the equality between two beings who love each other is reaffirmed.


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Happiness is not found in material things, but in the symbolic. No matter how small the gesture one gives or receives, if the act is performed with a romantic intention, the "caveman" will understand and smile when he realizes that he has a woman who truly loves him.

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Translated by Joseph Reiter


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