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How to Be a Ladies Man: 12 Things the Movies Failed to Teach You

When it comes to knowing how to be a ladies man, movies are the worst place to learn. Here are the most important things they didn’t teach you.

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I love movies. I’ll be the first to list off a bunch of great ones you need to watch. However, if you’re trying to learn how to be a ladies man, I’ll tell you to avoid movies altogether. Because they just don’t work.

We all know movies aren’t real but we love them anyways because they’re still realistic enough. Or so we thought. When it comes to the portrayal of a “ladies man” in the movies, they got it so, so wrong.

Why guys want to be considered a “ladies man”

I think one thing all guys can agree on is that they want to know how to be a ladies man. They want to be the guy that all women love and want to spend time with. And there are a lot of reasons for this. It mostly just has to do with having access to more women.

But there are also guys who just want to understand women on a deeper level. They want to be the guy that women go to for help and advice. It’s not about “getting women” to them but about learning how they operate. [Read: 12 prince charming traits that make girls swoon]

What is a ladies man?

If some of you are confused, people refer to a guy as a “ladies man” if he is surrounded by them often. This can be because they’re great with picking them or simply because women cling to them for whatever reason.

How to be a ladies man – an honest guide for being popular among the women

The movies have it all wrong. In order to be a ladies man, you have to have so much more than a charming personality accompanied with great looks. Here’s what it really takes to make so many women want to be around you all the time. [Read: What women want in a man]

#1 You need to be a nice person. The person who’s the ladies man in a movie is usually a jerk and for some reason, women still like him. This is not at all accurate in any way. Girls don’t want to be around a guy who’s mean. So be a nice person. Do nice things and who them that you’re genuinely kind.

#2 Being sensitive helps. Us ladies know about you guys having feelings. We’re not blind to the fact that guys feel. However, there is a certain stigma attached to men who show their feelings. They’re labeled as “not manly.”

The great thing about knowing how to be a ladies man is that you can easily stomp all over that stigma. Being sensitive and showing your true feelings is actually a great thing for women. We eat that shit up! [Read: 20 questions to ask that’ll show off your sensitive side]

#3 You have to be empathetic. If you don’t know what empathy is, you need to learn. Being empathetic is about being able to put yourself in someone else’s shoes so you’ll know how they feel.

When you do this with women, you’ll soon realize what it takes to relate to them on a deeper level. This empathic behavior will make the women flock to you.

#4 Compliment more than her physical appearance. All the guys who are supposed to be a ladies man in the movies only compliment women on their features. They go on and on about how pretty their eyes are or how nice their body is.

You know what women really want and what will teach you how to be a ladies man? Complimenting a woman’s personality and hard work. If you go above and beyond what she always hears, she’ll love you for it. [Read: How to compliment a girl and make her blush]

#5 Get to know the real her. You probably don’t know very many women on a deeper level, do you? I don’t think so. That being said, you need to start. Connect with women on a deeper level so you can understand the way they operate. This will definitely help you understand how to be a ladies man.

#6 Show a deeper side to you. You’re not this hard shell of pickup lines and shallow compliments. You’re a lot more than that and in order to be a ladies man, you need to show that. Be nerdy. Show women what you’re passionate about. If girls pick up on the fact that you’re not the standard “guy,” they’ll want to be around you more. [Read: 20 deep questions to reveal your true selves]

#7 Get vulnerable. Show her your feelings. Open up to the women around you. Not only will it be good for you, but women can even help you become a ladies man by taking you under their wing. They’ll be there to offer advice and counsel you in the art of wooing women.

#8 Be genuine. If you’re doing all of these tips for the pure purpose of being a ladies man, you’ll be found out. Women are very intuitive – a lot more so than you realize. We’ll notice how fake you are. So be genuine with your emotions and don’t lie about the things in your life just for attention.

#9 Make an effort to understand their perspective. The one thing men just can’t seem to do is look at things from a woman’s perspective. That’s why feminism is on the rise and why so many men think it’s actually “man hating.”

If you make an effort to understand why certain things offend women or why they feel strongly about certain things, you’ll understand how to be a ladies man much better. Make it a point to ask questions. Women will be glad to share. [Read: How to be more empathetic and forge deeper connections]

#10 Don’t be afraid to joke around. Girls aren’t humorless sacks of skin. We like to joke around and we even make some pretty dirty jokes from time to time. Don’t be afraid to show women your humor. The best kinds of jokes are actually those that poke fun at other men. If you can make women laugh, they’ll be all over you.

#11 NEVER point out their insecurities. And don’t make fun of them either. Women take their insecurities very seriously and if you make fun of them even one time, you’ll lose the interest of that girl. You can’t learn how to be a ladies man if you don’t understand how deep women’s insecurities run. [Read: 12 things men do that make women feel insecure]

#12 Make each woman feel special. This is really the bottom line. Knowing how to be a ladies man takes a lot of knowledge but this is by far the best piece. Make girls feel special and do so genuinely. Point out what makes them great and women will always want to be around you.

 [Read: 14 small ways to make any girl feel special]

Knowing how to be ladies man requires a whole host of skills and qualities. If you want to be the guy every girl seems to flock to, this is how to do it.

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Annabel Rodgers
Annabel is a lifestyle writer, cheese enthusiast (Wisconsin native over here) and fantasy adventure author-in-progress who enjoys all things love, dog,...