A man knows what he wants, and goes for it. A boy may have
somewhat of an idea, but not really. He doesn’t think too much
about it, and even if he does, doesn’t exert much effort to get it.
A boy is passive, a man is assertive.
A man plans for his future and is working towards building a
and infrastructure in order to have a family (at some point in his life).
A boy lives only in the moment and his plans are mostly around which
bar he’s going to hit up on the weekend.
A man looks for a woman with intelligence, who is supportive, grounded
and encompasses a shared set of values when choosing a partner.
A boy cares mostly only for girls who are hot, wild and exciting.
A man knows a good woman when he meets one and will take initiative
to get to know her.
A boy may make an attempt if you’re lucky, but gives up before ever
A man has the courage to have uncomfortable conversations. He is
honest with his intentions and lets people know where they stand.
A boy avoids. He ignores confrontation or any serious talks about
feelings. Instead of dealing with a situation, he runs away from it
or creates drama or excuses to mask the fact he’s not that into you or a relationship.
A man knows when to invest in a woman and jump in with two feet.
A boy is always “testing” – he doesn’t fully commit because he never
knows if he is quite ready. But the truth is, because he is a boy,
regardless of who he meets, he will never be ready due to the stage of
life he is in.
A man knows how to have a good time and be social, but is often busy making strides in his career and building his life.
A boy is getting crunk with his buddies at the bar every weekend.
A man takes the time to reflect on the type of man he wants to be,
the example he wants to leave and the vision for his life. He has put thought into his values. A boy has not established his moral compass or values and consequently, is often inconsistent.
A man has integrity. He means what he says, and says what he means.
He has follow through and actions his promises. And if he can’t he has
the guts to tell you why.
A boy makes promises but doesn’t follow through.
A man is afraid of rejection but will put himself out there anyway.
A boy is afraid of rejection and acts passive so that his pride and ego
won’t ever get too banged up.
A boy plays games. A man doesn't.