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32 Essential Commitments For Masculine Men (and the Women Who Love Them)

Here’s another straightforward list of the most essential commitments a Masculine Man must make when dating or relating to a radiant feminine woman.  And, women… read on!  I suspect you’ll learn a few things too!

1.    Trust your gut.
2.    Ensure your values and visions are compatible.
3.    If she doesn’t respect you, let her go.
4.    If you want to cherish her and make her happy, that’s a good sign.
5.    If you ‘need’ each other, find your independence.
6.    Helping her meet her needs brings you a better woman.
7.    You have to open your heart and risk loss to know love.
8.    Move from dating to a relationship after you fall in love.
9.    If she asks you out and you’re a masculine man, it may not be a good fit.
10.    Stay true to you.  She’ll trust you more.
11.    Be sure there is space in your life for her (even if you haven’t met).
12.    If you’re not a match, move on quickly.
13.    Be the primary provider, even while you’re dating.
14.    Play together.
15.    If you’re not having sex, it’s time to figure out why and change it.
16.    Your ability to be present contributes greatly to the relationship.
17.    It always gets better, if you’re willing to learn.
18.    Resolve your hurts and old broken hearts.
19.    You’re not perfect.  She’s not perfect.  Love yourself and each other anyway.
20.    It’s not about the potential.
21.    Your feelings will get hurt.
22.    Conflict brings you closer.
23.    You are each other’s teacher.
24.    Men speak literally.  Women don’t.
25.    Men know what they want.  Women genuinely change their minds.
26.    You’re on the same team.
27.    Forgive each other fully.
28.    Slow down for treasured moments.
29.    It takes masculine and feminine energy for lasting chemistry and passion.
30.    Be authentic.  Tell the truth no matter what.
31.     Celebrate each other and your love regularly.

P.S. If you want to know more about any of this, join me at an upcoming retreat or schedule an Igniting Soul Love Session with me… and let’s get you on your way to the love and the life you deserve!

In love, light and ecstasy,

Joanna Shakti

*At Ecstatic Intimacy, an all-inclusive website for singles and couples, we welcome all sexual orientation(s), gender(s) and relationship expressions. In this article we utilize the pronouns he/she/him/her.

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  1. Jenny on November 7, 2013 at 9:33 am

    I find the differences between men and women really interesting. I agree mostly to #29. It takes masculine and feminine energy for lasting chemistry and passion. I believe that the contrasting energies (masculine and feminine energy) are necessary in the relationship and that it is what brings zest in the relationship. Knowledge is power and when we know more about men's nature we can most likely make the relationship we have with the opposite sex become more harmonious…

  2. Dating Gurus on April 28, 2020 at 4:42 pm

    Trusting your feelings like gut or conscience definitely is a must. Do not push on if you feel awkward or something is off. Do the right and positive thing and follow it. The next would be having an honest attitude. Then compliments.

    The tips you gave here are spot on! Just gave some important ones but yours gave more.

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