Dating a Southern man requires knowing a little bit about him and his family, in addition to where he grew up. If you listen to him, however, you can find out all the answers. Get to know your Southern dating a southern gentleman likes and dislikes.
That's a topic that we all like to talk about. They're also the topic of most of our problems and our tears. It isn't until you find someone that changes your life and you find yourself talking more about the happiness he gives you than the tears. I met a boy from Georgia who showed me that boys will be boys, but boys can also be gentlemen and here's what I learned by dating someone from the South.
Other than deciding to swipe right for the guy holding a gun, the guy in his truck or tractor, and the guy with his grandma, here are a few things I learned about sex and dating in the South. Southern Comfort. I hadn't been called "Ma'am" by someone I was dating until I moved to the South. Where I'm from, people say "dude," "like," and "hella" in nearly every sentence. Now I know it's just something that's ingrained in southerners and I've grown to like it! Family First. The South is steeped in tradition.
By Micha S. Dec 19 2014 I will admit to being partially biased on this topic, as my roots are about as deep-fried and Southern-grown as they can be. As a self-proclaimed feminist, some people are surprised I value the traditional traits of a Southern man. While I do think there are some stereotypes about the traditional male-female gender roles still true in the South, my experience with true Southern men has been nothing but empowering and encouraging.