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Delayed Gratification: How to Unleash the Power and Pleasure of Waiting | The Art of Manliness

While I was a fat kid in middle school who couldn’t even do a single pull-up, since college my weight has been decidedly average; I am neither …

How to End a Conversation Like a Man | The Art of Manliness

We’ve done several articles on the Art of Manliness covering the wonderful art of conversation, from its dos and donts, to how to make small talk, to …

Manvotional: Fighting | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This week’s post on thumos brought to mind this Manvotional.</i> Tom Brown’s School Days <i>was a popular nineteenth-century novel that</i> …

How to Pick Your Right Girl: Dating Advice From 1944 | The Art of Manliness

For $.98 cents you too can unlock the mystery of getting along with girls.<p>In one of the old men’s magazines I have in my collection, I spotted an ad …

How to Make Friends in a New City | The Art of Manliness

Every year, roughly 15% of the population of America relocates. If we expand that to a five-year period, that number balloons to 40%. Most moves are …

How to Be a Gentleman Behind the Wheel | The Art of Manliness

We’ve covered the art of being a gentleman at work, on the field, in the air, and at a party. But there’s one area of well-mannered comportment that …

80 Frugal Tips to Save Money | The Art of Manliness

The manliness of frugality cannot be overstated. Frugality cultivates the manly qualities of independence, self-reliance, self-sufficiency, …

Manvotional: The Coming Man of the World | The Art of Manliness

<b>The Coming Man of the World<br>By: Ella Wheeler Wilcox</b> <b><br>c. 1891</b><p>Oh, not for the great departed<br>Who formed our country’s laws,<br>And not for the …

The First Key to Mastery: Finding Your Life's Task | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from Robert Greene’s book</i> Mastery. <i>Last time he talked about the importance of the Apprenticeship Phase in gaining</i> …

How to Communicate Your Needs in a Relationship | The Art of Manliness

As we’ve discussed before, many men these days have trouble being assertive. One of the things these “Nice Guys” struggle with is communicating their …

The Sometimes, Always, Never 3-Button Suit Rule | The Art of Manliness

A few years ago, we published a guest post on suit buttons, and one of the best things I got out of it was a handy way to remember the right way to …

How to Feel Like a Man | The Art of Manliness

Since starting The Art of Manliness nearly five years ago, I’ve interacted with thousands of men from all over the world. One thing that I’ve learned …

Curing Modern Male Apathy | The Art of Manliness

A few weeks ago, I caught the premiere of the Discovery’s Channel’s “Human Planet,” a television show about the ways people have adapted to survive …