The Male Bag

Top 3 Ways of Having Her Respect You More

All the hype that has set certain needs for men and women in a relationship is somewhat true, as it is backed with years of research and general acceptance of opinion- Men crave for respect where women crave for love. Both love and respect go along together, but as women need more affirmation for being loved, similarly men need reassurance of being respected sincerely.

Since many relationships have come to an end due to this vicious cycle, here’s how men can have women regard them in better ways to cultivate the habit of taking care of each other’s needs. Investing a little time consciously in any intimate relationship is bound to bounce back with fruitful results that would last for years. (more…)

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How to Use Women’s Multitasking Talent to Your Advantage


Some men simply find it hard to accept and embrace this known fact: women are better a multitasking than men. How do you explain not recalling what you wife was discussing with you while you were watching your favorite TV show? Why is it that no matter how hard you try, you just can’t work on your laptop while chatting on the phone, looking after your son, and cooking dinner? (more…)

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Painless Effort-free Dating with Apps

Social media has changed the dating game. Even some of the old and more established dating sites have changed their formats to social media. No longer is a dating site one where a date is picked for you. There are now more interactions, and more choices, even before people meet. There are even niche dating sites. Dating apps exist for straight people, middle-aged singles, unhappily married people, gay, lesbians, bisexuals, and other niche audiences. You can now join a social networking website with the sole purpose of finding a date.

Traditional dating sites analyze possible dates based on a questionnaire. The newer websites no longer even bother to ask questions. On Tinder, for instance you only need a name and an account on Facebook, and you can register to start finding dates. These new apps allow the users to go at their own pace, and get to be comfortable online before going out on dates. Also, unlike traditional dating sites, the website itself only makes suggestions. Everything is up to the user. On traditional dating site, there is an assurance that the other person is a match. In today’s popular apps, it’s a free-for-all and you have to do check out on your own. At least, this way, you have no one to blame when it fails. In addition, the app can send you more connections if you want.

It’s like building a house in Niagara Falls, you try to find windows and doors in Niagara Falls, to fit the the style of your house. You just keep looking until you find one that fits your style.

With the current state of the internet, and mobile apps, you can use almost any social media to find a date. You can check out somebody from the same industry in LinkedIn, Or you can go to somebody’s twitter feed to see somebody’s interests. You can also look up a person on Facebook and Instagram, to see the public pictures. This all sounds silly, but at some point, this kind of personal investigation will be common place. Company HR departments are now using social media to rate their candidates, and this can also be done just as easily to rate dates.

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Creative Dating Ideas You can Try

Taking a date out for dinner or a movie is nice but these do not have to be your only options for enjoying quality time with your loved one. There are several other creative ways you can make your romantic rendezvous more memorable.

Now that the summer season is in full swing, why not take your date outdoors? You can go canoeing in a lake, an ideal setting to be alone and converse with someone amidst natural settings. If you prefer more activity, you can go miniature golfing or have a romantic bike ride during sunset. Alternatively, you and your date can bring out the kids in you by flying a kite or model aircraft like radio-controlled (RC) helicopters. If you are not a hobbyist and still unfamiliar with these types of toys, you need to at least gain some knowledge on what RC helicopters are. A good place to start is to visit websites on the subject, such as which features best RC helicopter brands. If you are planning to purchase one for your special date, you need to read about RC helicopter reviews on first to make sure you will get the most value for your money. Whatever you decide on, an activity-filled date in the outdoors will never be a boring one.

If you are not really the outdoorsy type and prefer the date venue to be indoors, you can make a dinner date more interesting by being creative. For instance, you can host an Italian-themed dinner for your date. If you are blessed with culinary skills, you can cook the dishes yourself. Otherwise, you can order it from a restaurant or have a chef friend cook it for you. For additional ambience, you can put up paper or cardboard decorations in your living and dining rooms to make it look Italian. Doing it will probably be a bit cheesy but it will certainly show your date your romantic side as well as your sense of humor.

If you want to ask a girl out for date but you both find it difficult to pick the most suitable time because of work or some other scheduling constraints, why not go for an early morning hike? You can start as early as five in the morning, drive up to the mountains and hike to the top where you can watch the sun rise and the city below start to wake up. If you own a camping stove, bring it with you in your backpack so you can cook the usual morning staples of bacon and eggs for you and your date. It will be your most romantic breakfast ever.  

Alternatively, you can spend a date night or day by being volunteers in a rescue mission or an elderly home. This might sound difficult and a lot of work but your date will surely be aware that you have a generous and compassionate heart. Although volunteering does not really provide ample opportunities to converse since you will be serving others, you can take her out to dinner afterwards. The common experience you shared as volunteers will make a very good conversation topic over a meal.

A date need not be complicated or an expensive event in order for you to impress someone. It can be simple and still be impressive and romantic. Whatever and however you choose your date to be, the most important thing to remember is to take part in something that is engaging, which will show how sincerely invested you are in the relationship.

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The Traits of a Hardworking Man

In this world full of swag and insecurity, masculinity has taken on a different role in society. It has morphed and changed over time. No longer does masculinity imply that you are a fighter, and in many ways, it means the opposite. However, because it has changed so much, it’s become harder to pin down what it truly means to be a man. If the truth were to be told, manliness in this day and age is embodied by many different traits rather than looks. So, I read a few articles and books that were specifically made for men, and then I read other books that didn’t have anything to do with the topic. Here are my thoughts on what masculinity means.

A Man respects Women

While respecting your significant is important, have you ever considered how you treat womankind in general? This characteristic isn’t limited to the women you want to date; you have to extend the sentiment to everyone in your life. You’ll have to take the time to understand that women are not a different species; they’re simply people trying to live their lives as well. Regardless of what they may do for a living, if they enjoy it and respect themselves for it, you have to extend the same courtesy as you would your male friends. After all, its just us in this world together.

A Man respects Himself

This is another one of those complicated issues that can cover several articles worth of analysis. At the heart of the matter lies a simple truth though; a man must respect himself. He has to have a healthy amount of confidence, coupled with the determination to improve himself. At the same time, a manly dude respects his own opinion, without disrespecting the opinions of others. That means being able to stay silent when he has nothing good to contribute, while staying open minded to new information. Lastly, he makes sure to respect his surroundings, and that means making sure that landscaping is done on his garden or trees. He never trashes his home.

He Treats the People Close to Him Well

One of the most important traits of a man is that he is able to care for the people around him. While he doesn’t have everything in the world, he will try his damned best to make sure he can help. However, that doesn’t mean bending over backwards for every small crisis.

A Man Admits when He is wrong

No one is perfect and that’s a fact. So the top trait a man should have is being able to admit when he is in the wrong. He also understands that he has insecurities. However, neither of these will stop him from sucking up his fears and doubts and going for what he wants. He just admits what he did wrong, corrects that mistake, and moves on.

There are so many other things that compose masculinity in this day and age. While they aren’t as extreme as learning to how to drive a forklift or other kinds of heavy machinery, it does mean they are interested in participating and improving the world.

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How to Solve Your Home’s Junk Problems

Men are from Mars and women are from Venus. This has been an age-old comparison that symbolizes the difference between men and women. There was also a very popular series of books by relationship counselor John Gray. The books explored the dynamics of men and women in relationships and why couples often disagree even when they are trying to say the exact same thing. The difference lies in how they convey the message. A woman for example, may express it through anger, tears or sudden emotional outbursts. A man on the other hand might take to the bottle, go for a drive or give the woman the silent treatment. This is just one of the principles that made the book so revolutionary during its time. It helped men and women understand each other and helped them communicate better despite their differences.

Communication is not the only point of contention between couples. There’s also chores. Men think that women are obsessive compulsive with cleaning schedules, dishes, laundry or even taking the dog out for a walk. Women, on the other hand, think men are irresponsible and lazy when they don’t act on a task immediately. It is natural for them to put off tasks and do them when it’s convenient. In their defense, they do have every intention of doing them, but they won ‘t consider it to be at the top of their priority list.

Then of course, we go to the issue of junk. This is a hot topic between men and women. Men would call the cosmetics and creams on the bathroom counter “junk”, but will take offense when their precious comic books and action figures in boxes are given the same term. They will claim that these are investment because they could potentially bring in a lot of money in the future. That may be true, yes, but they could still be organized better and cleaned and dusted off from time to time.

True junk collectors have sheds or rooms filled with the items that they have amassed over time. There are those who collect signages, door knobs, old oil cans, hubcaps, lampshades clocks and pretty much anything that they can get their hands on. This becomes a problem for couples, and through the years, what started as an innocent box of knickknacks may have already grown into a barn full of junk. Some of these couples just die off without ever having to address the problem. Their collections are great places for pickers to visit – they could sell a few items but there’re really not much to it except for the memories associated with the items.

If you’re not sentimental about throwing accumulated junk away, call the services of a company that does junk removal in Indianapolis. These are certified junk removers with many years of experience and the right tools and equipment for junk removal in Columbus. They can haul off several boxes or several houses full of junk and dispose of them accordingly. There would be no need to engage in a nagging war just to get things done.

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Thoughts on the Wrist Watch

Do you still wear a wrist watch? I remember a time when I used to have a couple. My Mom got me one when I was ten years old. Over the years since, I’ve bought myself at least two or three of them. But I find I haven’t worn one in years. Most of my friends don’t wear them anymore either. They also used to wear them, but now the batteries are dead or the bands are too small for their wrists. Nowadays it’s too much effort to resurrect them since we can get the time from our cell phones. I can’t imagine watch makers saw that one coming, the popularity of the cell phone impacting their business so much as to make their product seem obsolete. An outdated relic from a bygone age.

The wrist watch hasn’t always been on our wrists. At least not for men. Back in the day, women were the only ones to wear them. They were considered a form of jewelry. Men had pocket watches, attached to chains. Stuck them in their vest or jacket pocket. That was the custom. Men wore pocket watches, women wore wrist watches.

There have been a number of theories as to how the watch moved from a chain onto men’s wrists. Some say it was the German Navy who started the practice. Others say it was the British military, and there are those who will tell you it was the Japanese military; all of these theories originating from the late 19th century. Whichever version you prefer, the common similarity between them is the idea that the men’s watch was moved to the wrist by way of the military. For no other reason but the simple fact that you couldn’t survive in the heat of battle with your timepiece dangling from a chain. Practical necessity dictated that the watch be moved to your wrist. For safety purposes, men had to start wearing their time piece like a women’s accessory. Even Omega, the watchmaker best known for the watches used in all the James Bond movies, played up the fact that watches worn on the wrist were a military item used during wartime just to discourage the public of the popular notion that they were a female centric item.

Once World War I broke out, there was no time for debate about feminine or masculine, the wrist watch was an essential item. Battle operations depended upon synchronized attacks and time was of the essence. It could mean the difference between victory and defeat, life or death. Before long, the pocket watch started to fade into history and the popularity of the wrist watch increased exponentially. Soon enough every man had one on.

Today we seem to have forgotten about all of that. Now we have our cell phones for everything, including the time. But maybe it’s time to revisit the past. Go back to where it all began. I’ve been thinking about wearing a watch again. Maybe a military watch. They were the original. There are all kinds out there. I’ve been doing some research on military watches at this site to find out more about what the various options are and how much they cost. Perhaps it’s time to start wearing a watch again. Now that I think about it, in a way, the cell phone has become the modern pocket watch. But is that entirely practical? People lose or break their cell phones all the time. That’s why we buy insurance for them, after all. Maybe it’s time to put the watch back on our wrists, gentlemen. Seems like common sense to me.

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Impress Your Lady with a Party Bus Date

Have you done almost every strategy to impress the person you want to have a relationship with? If the usual dating strategies don’t work, then you might want to try something different. You need something that will blow her away. Once you do this impressive dating technique, you will definitely get the much awaited yes from her.

Speaking of unique dating styles, you should try renting a party bus. With this bus, you can treat your girl like a princess. During the trip, you will enjoy various amenities and experience the luxuries that life has to offer. Party buses have different features. There are those that come with perfect sound system, so you can play a romantic song while having dinner. You can also play party songs and rock the night away.

You may also request for beverages. A special waiter and bartender will provide you with the services that you need upon request. If there are other requests that you wish to have to surprise your lady even more, you can just inform the staff in advance.

Worth the Money

Yes, this type of date might be very luxurious and expensive. However, if it will make you impress your girl, why not? Besides, you will enjoy the entire experience yourself. While on the bus, you can make lifelong memories. You will also cherish the kind of treatment being given to you. This is the type of treatment that you don’t usually get in normal days.

Choosing the Right Party Bus

There are a lot of things to consider before hiring a party bus. Of course, you need the right vehicle size. This depends on the activity that you plan to do. You should also choose one from a company that offers licensed staff and insured vehicles. Most of all, you need the best rates possible. Again, this type of service can be very expensive. However, you can find ways to make sure that you get the best deal in terms of prices.

If you feel that this will wow your lady friend, go ahead and inquire about a Detroit party bus here, which operates in Detroit and nearby areas.

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Things For A Man To Consider When Starting To Date In The Older Years

Many senior citizen men reach the age in which they no longer have a job and they want some sort of companionship. This is why there are a high number of senior dating websites devoted to helping match people together, as well as several activities in the community that are geared towards helping male seniors find other female seniors that they have something in common with. Many of the relationships that stem from these encounters turns into lifelong friendships, while there are some that turn into romantic relationships. There are a few things that a senior man needs to know before they enter into the senior dating world. Although we have found some good dating tips on sites like, we thought we would compile our own tips as well:

What to Know

First off, most seniors who are entering into the dating world know what they want from a prospective partner. Thus, you may find that dating in the senior world is a bit more fast paced than when you were younger. Most seniors look at this as the time to get what they want and no longer settle.

Secondly, you can still have fun with the person even if they are not someone with whom you have a romantic connection to. You will find that the friendships you make can be a great source of comfort during times in which you may be feeling lonely.

Last of all, you should be aware that with all the methods used today to find a date, that you need to be careful about where you meet and the time you are meeting. Otherwise, you may find that this turns out to be an experience that you are not too happy about.

Being Careful

The dating world is not as it was twenty or thirty years ago. More and more people are meeting online through dating sites or social media sites. Therefore, there are new rules when it comes to how to keep safe while dating. These include:

- Never give out your personal information online, other than your name
- Be sure that you meet in a public location for safety reasons
- Meet during the daytime for the first few times to ensure that you can trust the person you are meeting
- Tell someone else where you will be and who you will be with to have that extra safety net there

Do not be scare about entering into the senior dating world. This is a great way to make new friends and perhaps find a romantic interest if you are lucky. It can be fun, thus there is nothing that you should be afraid of. If you are unsure of where to start meeting others, try your local community centers first. Then if you are good at technology, consider starting an online dating profile. If you are unsure of how to do this, see if someone you know can help you. In the end, you will be happy with the new friendships and relationships that you have started, and they will last for years to come.

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Take Charge of Your Finances Through Binary Options Trading

As a man, you need to be able to take charge of your personal finances. Unfortunately though, in today’s world, such a task is harder than ever to do. This is because the global economy is currently in a terrible state. Luckily, though, there are some activities that help in accomplishing such a task, and in this post, we are going to focus on one of them. In this post, we are going to focus on binary options trading. Although it is a relatively new form of trading, it has already helped thousands of people from all over the world achieve a more stable financial situation.

What exactly is binary options trading? Unlike other forms of trading, binary options trading doesn’t rely on a trader having to buy, sell, or trade assets. Instead, those who do binary options trading only have to buy options for underlying assets. When people trade binary options on currencies, they don’t actually have to buy or sell currencies; they just have to buy options for them. To make a profit off options, people just have to guess whether the values of the assets they are for are going to increase or decrease by the time the options expire. Correct guesses always lead to people earning a fixed amount of money.

Of course, when it comes to binary options trading, people have to be careful about choosing a brokerage to work with. This is because some brokerages are actually illegitimate and work to defraud their clients. The good news, though, is that it is easy find out if a brokerage is legitimate or not. Just doing a simple search on Google or any other search engine usually does the trick. If you do look up such information on the internet, you will also see that some brokerages have better reviews than others, and one of these brokerages happens to be Banc de Binary.

Each Banc de Binary testimonial you will read will not contain any negative information on the brokerage; this is how great Banc de Binary is. If you are going to get into binary options trading, we highly recommend that you do it with them. There are many reasons for this. One reason is that Banc de Binary really tries to ensure that its clients attain financial success. They do this by offering binary options trading signals to their clients in a very timely manner, by employing expert brokers who are ready to help clients 24/7, etc.

Through binary options trading, anyone can earn thousands of dollars‘ worth of extra income a month. So long as you consistently employ a sound strategy, you can make binary options trading a great source of extra monthly income. It is often the case that the extra money people make off binary options trading is enough for them to achieve stable finances, even when they’re facing a significant financial problem or two. Hopefully, this post of ours will make you look into doing binary options trading. We assure you, so long as you work with a legitimate brokerage such as Banc de Binary, you will definitely reap the many financial benefits of online trading.

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Welcome to the World of Modern Dating


The word of dating has changed so much in recent times it can be quite difficult to know where to actually begin.  This is especially true for those men who have been single for a while, have gotten used to their independence and having no one to rely on but themselves.

There comes a time though, when you want to get back into the world of dating but don’t know where to begin the search for the perfect woman in their life.  Let me just dispel one myth – there is no such thing as the perfect woman – or man for that matter so, if that’s what you are pinning all your hopes on, you’re on to a loser right from the start.

The Online Search

Online dating is one of the most popular forms of modern dating there is. Obviously, it has its downfalls but it can lead to something you never thought to have again.  However, if you don’t do it right, online dating can be a real disaster.

So, where do you start?  The first thing to do is look for a site that is right for your age group and the type of relationship you are seeking.  Make sure you have plenty of genuine photographs of yourself to add to the site.

Please don’t use fake ones – it happens all the time and it just leads to disappointment.  Many people who find that their prospective partner has used fake photos start to lose trust and that is not a good thing in anyone’s book.

Honesty really is the Best Policy

When it comes to filling in your profile, be honest about everything. Make it clear what sort of relationship you are looking for. Be truthful about yourself, your hobbies and what you are looking for in a woman.

Use at least 3 photos, including a full body one. Your prospective partner wants to see all of you, not just your face!  Make sure you are dressed in the photos though – you would be surprised how many pictures appear on these sites with very little clothing in evidence!

The Search for Happiness

When you search the site for a prospective partner, be careful.  Not every woman on the site is honest!  Some tend to put up what they think will give them the best chance, not what is real.  Be aware of those who put their status as “available” – it doesn’t necessarily mean single.

Look at what they are saying in their profiles and, if necessary read between the lines. Someone who says they are looking for a man who is financially secure might just be after your cash and not you! Of course, it could mean that she just wants someone who isn’t going to sponge off her but, as with the way you complete your own profile, it’s all in the wording.

Good luck with your search and be careful out there – the modern dating world has, on occasion, been likened to being thrown into a shark pit!

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