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What Is A Good Man? Essay

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What is a good man? A popular and often controversial topic amongst women, also a question that has various answers and opinions. A good man encompasses various qualities which may be broken down, but not limited too, three subjects: true love, confidence and strength as well as a sense of responsibility of words and/or actions. A man looks out for those around him whether it is woman, friend, or stranger. A man can speak to dogs. A man fantasizes that kung fu lives deep inside him somewhere. A man knows how to sneak a look at cleavage and doesn't care if he gets busted once in a while. A man is good at his job. Maybe he never has, and maybe he never will, but a man figures he can knock someone, somewhere, on his ass. A man listens, and that's how he argues. He crafts opinions. He can pound the table, and take the floor. It's not that he must. It's that he can. It is also referred to as men being bad communicators, when in fact the best communicators are men. Men also have a good sense of direction. He understands the basic mechanics of the planet. Or he can close one eye, look up at the sun, and tell you what time of day it is, or where north is. He can tell you where you might find something to eat or where the fish run. A man is good for more things than women give us credit for.
Every man should posses a very solid sense of responsibility. Whether it is providing for his family or being a provider for himself. A man should be capable of leading courageously in times of distress. A man does not assume that he knows best, and where he is uncertain he will allow others to take their own risks, and learn their own lessons. A man stands behind his mistakes and is not afraid to admit that he is wrong. He leads by example knowing that there is someone in this world who follows and admires him. Men understand that responsibilities go far beyond just skills. Open doors, pull out chairs, pay for dinner on a date, act in a courteous manner, and a real man would not physically hurt a woman if she put a gun to his head (just try to get away alive). Men have an obligation to treat women with respect. In other words a man should show a woman the same respect that he would want another man to show his sister or mother.
Strength is highly essential in a man’s life because there is insufficient time for weakness. Life is filled with...

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