Dear English Gentleman, In terms of landscape, do men prefer a wild forest, a neatly-trimmed lawn, or a bare Zen garden down South? Lisa, Kentucky. Dear Lisa from Kentucky, Ask your man what he likes – not what he thinks he should like. I say this because what one does down south these days seems […]
Dear English Gentleman, What’s the secret to a long-lasting relationship? Debbie. Dear Debbie, In a word: trust. It’s a lot easier to think about things which are secrets (or not so secrets) of a short-lasting relationship. So we could start with lack of trust. This is true of any relationship (think of buying a car, […]
Dear English Gentleman, What’s the polite way to refer to a person’s womanly bits, in public and in private company? Thanks, Manchester Boy. Dear Manchester Boy, Why – and most importantly from a gentleman’s perspective, to whom – are you referring to about a person’s womanly bits? Something of a tangential reference might – only very occasionally […]
Never wear a strapless evening gown at a dinner party where there’s a large center table ornament (for example ice sculpture, floral arrangement, etc). Why? Because it will appear to that nice-looking chap sitting opposite you that you are completely naked.
Dear English Gentleman, I really love my boyfriend, but lately I’ve been feeling like some “spice” is missing. I would like to introduce the idea of toys in the bedroom, but I’m a bit worried about his reaction. What’s the best way to bring up the idea of, uh, “accessories play”, in a friendly, non-threatening […]
Dear English Gentleman, Is it true that old saying, “boys don’t make passes at girls who wear glasses”? Also, is it better to get contacts, or laser surgery? Thx, -Mimi. Dear Mimi, Maybe it’s true for some boys, but the good news is that it certainly isn’t true for all boys. Mimi, there will be […]
Dear English Gentleman, I have been dating my boyfriend for a year and a half. I had doubts from the very beginning but I was very lonely when I started dating him and in the end we proved to be very compatible. He has many good things – for example he is very loyal, and […]