There seems to be this standard of what it means to be a man and what men are allowed to do. There are things that are considered manly, and there are things that are considered more feminine which men should stay away from. Here is a list of unmanly things that men do that they aren’t ashamed of.
Sewing and tailoring has often been viewed as strictly a female’s domain. However, it is silly to think that only a female should be able to fix a textile or piece of clothing when required. Sewing is an essential skill, which is quite clear seeing as this is something that the army even teaches its soldiers.
“It’s no longer known as sewing, it’s now called textiles engineering.”
Taking care of your skin has often been seen as something that only females are supposed to do. For some reason, apparently it is only women that are allowed to have moisturized and supple skin. Well, there are many of us out there who say that men need just as much skin care as women do.
“I moisturize my face, that is gonna pay off in a few years.”
Using Feminine Screen Names
Not all men use masculine screen names when online. For some, it’s important to be seen as manly even though the other people can’t actually see you and will never meet you. But others are comfortable with using fun and feminine screen names.
“Was going to call myself Glitter_Sparkle, ended up overcompensating.”
Women are known for taking long bubble baths, reading a book, and drinking a glass of wine. Well, as a man, there is no reason why this couldn’t qualify as a nice afternoon. There’s absolutely no reason why a man shouldn’t be able to enjoy a plethora of bubbles.
“I don’t take baths much but if I do you best believe there’s gonna be bubbles galore in that bath.”
The Puppy Voice
You know that voice that women use when they talk to puppies and their babies? Yeah, well this voice is seen as being very feminine, something that men should never do. However, speaking from personal experience, we know just how fun it is to talk to our dogs in that puppy voice.
“That isn’t unmanly, it’s the correct response to seeing a puppy.”
Working at a Library
Do libraries still even exist? Well, if they do, you might notice that it’s all women working behind the counters. For some reason, being a librarian is often viewed as a woman’s job. However, there are some librarians who are males. That said, there is no reason why being a librarian can’t be manly.
“95% of my coworkers are women.”
Women were and still are often seen as being responsible for doing the cooking in the house. However, as most modern day men know, that is complete rubbish. There’s absolutely no reason why a man can’t cook for his woman, or at the very least, learn how to cook at all.
“Cooking combines two of the manliest things, food and fire.”
Apparently the only two types of alcohol men are supposed to drink are beer and whiskey. Drinking anything else, particularly a sweet cocktail, is seen as extremely feminine. The reality is that those cocktails can be pretty darn tasty, and strawberry daiquiris are some of the most delicious alcohol slushies in the world. Cheers to the men who aren’t afraid to drink a purple mess in the middle of a bar.
“Honestly, you show me a man who says he doesn’t like the taste of a strawberry daiquiri, and I’ll show you a liar.”
Cuddling in bed with your significant other is one thing, but what is often seen as being unmanly is being the little spoon. Don’t men deserve some affection? There are of course those men out there who have no problem with having their partners cuddle them. Being the little spoon can be quite enjoyable.
“It’s nice to be the little spoon sometimes because it’s nice to be held.”
One of the most idiotic notions in the world is that grocery shopping is feminine. We have no idea why grocery shopping would be considered a feminine duty? After all, don’t men require food as well?
“I do our cooking, cleaning, and grocery shopping. I am also way too excited when my girlfriend comes home from work to a spotless house and dinner on the table.”
It appears as though wearing fuzzy socks and liking fuzzy blankets is a feminine thing. For whatever reason unknown to us, soft fabrics appear to be very unmanly.
“I love fuzzy socks, fuzzy blankets, fuzzy anything.”
Not into Traditional Male Activities
Men often face the stereotype that they love sports, and all outdoor activities like hunting, fishing, camping, etc. But that obviously isn’t the case. Not all men love those activities and some face confused people when they declare they are not their passion.
“I don’t know if I actually do anything that IS considered manly… I don’t hunt, don’t fish, seem to be entirely lacking the sports-appreciation or even the sports-understanding section of my brain.”
He Gave His Girlfriend His Pants to Wash in the Laundry But She Forgot to Check the Pockets and Now He’s Demanding She Pay for His Airpods that Got Ruined
The original poster (OP) has a girlfriend that is very kind and helpful. Unfortunately her she made a mistake and OP is holding her accountable. This is the story of how his girlfriend’s kind gesture led to him looking for $250 in compensation.
She Called Him “Abusive and Manipulative” After He Gave His Stay-at-Home-Mom Wife a Written Performance Review With Suggestions for Ways to Improve Her Parenting
The original poster (OP) and his wife have three children they take care of together: her 13-year-old daughter from a previous relationship, a 15-year-old niece, and their 6-year-old daughter they had together.
Bad Manners: The Shenanigans People are Tired of Seeing in Public
People often encounter others with bad manners in public settings such as restaurants, public transportation, grocery stores, and other communal areas. It’s becoming increasingly common for individuals to feel frustrated and annoyed by the lack of consideration and respect displayed by others. These small but impactful actions can leave a lasting impression on those around them, from talking loudly on their phones to not holding the door for someone. One reader pointed out “Any request for them to change their behavior (open mouth chewing, loud talking on the phone, feet off the furniture) is met with how it’s somehow “disrespectful” to ask that of them.” Here is a list of bad manners people say they are tired of seeing displayed in public.
He Planned to Propose on Their Romantic Getaway But His Girlfriend Brought Her Friends Along and is Always With Them. Should He Still Propose?
Couples usually look forward to getting away together and spending quality time while enjoying a vacation. Life can be hectic with careers, and other obligations, so many people look forward to short trips where they can focus on each other. Romantic getaways are also a way for many lovers to set the scene for a proposal.
He Gave His Daughter $4000 for Christmas to Help with Her New Home Expenses and Only $800 Worth of Gifts to His Son Who Lives at Home and Now He is Resentful that they are Playing Favorites
The original poster (OP), the father of two kids, gave his daughter $4000 for Christmas as she just moved into a new home. He gave his son only $800 worth of Christmas presents. The son of OP felt like he was being neglected and voiced his concern, to which the father replied that he was being unreasonable. Is OP in the wrong?