Men, Take Note: Surprising ‘Female’ Habits You Never Knew You Needed

By Krystal Brown

We explore the value and benefits of men embracing stereotypically ‘female’ habits for personal growth and a more balanced life.

Expressing Emotions

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Many men are taught to suppress their emotions and act tough, but this can lead to stress, anger, depression, and isolation. Expressing emotions can help men cope with challenges, connect with others, and feel more fulfilled.

Asking for Help

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Some men may feel ashamed or weak to ask for help when they need it, but this can prevent them from solving problems, learning new skills, or getting support. Asking for help can show humility, curiosity, and courage, and can open up new opportunities and perspectives.

Taking Care of Their Skin

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Men may neglect their skincare routine or think it’s not important, but this can affect their appearance, health, and confidence. Taking care of their skin can help men prevent acne, wrinkles, sun damage, and skin cancer, and can also boost their self-esteem and attractiveness.

Reading Books

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Reading books can offer many benefits for men, such as improving their vocabulary, memory, creativity, critical thinking, and empathy. Reading books can also expose men to different cultures, ideas, and experiences, and can enrich their lives and minds.


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Meditating is a practice that can help men reduce stress, anxiety, depression, and pain. Meditating can also enhance their focus, concentration, productivity, and happiness. Meditating can be done anywhere and anytime and can be a simple way to improve mental and physical health.


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Cooking is a skill that can help men save money, eat healthier, and impress others. Cooking can be a fun and creative activity that can relieve boredom, express personality, and share culture. It can also be a way to bond with family, friends, or partners over a delicious meal.

Doing Yoga

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Yoga is a form of exercise that can help men improve their flexibility, strength, balance, and posture. Yoga can also help men relax their muscles, calm their minds, and breathe better. Frequently practicing yoga can prevent injuries, lower blood pressure, and enhance mood.


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Journaling is a habit that can help men organize their thoughts, feelings, goals, and plans. It can also help men reflect on their actions, learn from their mistakes, celebrate their achievements, and grow as a person. It is a proven way to express creativity and imagination.


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Volunteering is a habit that can help men make a positive difference in the world and themselves. Volunteering can help men meet new people, learn new skills, gain experience, and build confidence. Volunteering can also make men happier, more grateful, and more compassionate.

Shopping Smartly

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Shopping smartly is a habit that can help men save money, time, and space. Shopping smartly means buying only what they need, what they love, and what they will use. It could also mean comparing prices, quality, and reviews before buying something. When men shop smartly, they can take care of what they have and donate or recycle what they don’t need.

Listening Actively

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Listening actively is a habit that can help men improve their communication, understanding, and relationships. Listening actively means paying attention to what the other person is saying, showing interest, asking questions, and giving feedback. Listening actively also means avoiding distractions, interruptions, and judgments, empathizing with the other person’s feelings, and respecting their opinions.

Complimenting Others

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Complimenting others is a habit that can help men spread positivity, kindness, and appreciation. Complimenting others means noticing something good about them and expressing it sincerely and specifically. Complimenting others also means being genuine, honest, and respectful. Men who compliment generously are always loved genuinely. 

Drinking Water

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Drinking water is a habit that can help men stay hydrated, healthy, and energized. It’s important to choose water over sugary, caffeinated, or alcoholic drinks that can harm your health and dehydrate you further. By drinking water, you’re not only taking care of your body but also the environment. Carrying a reusable bottle and refilling it regularly is a great way to save money and reduce plastic waste. You can also add some flavor to your water by infusing it with fruits like lemon, lime, or berries. This will make drinking water more enjoyable and help men stay hydrated all day long.

Sleeping Well

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Sleep is an essential part of our daily routine and both men and women need to get enough sleep. Getting enough sleep is important for everyone regardless of gender. It helps improve mood, memory, and concentration. It also helps reduce the risk of developing chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and obesity. 

Saying Thank You

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Saying thank you is good for our health and happiness, as it makes us feel grateful and express it to others. It is also a sign of respect and acknowledgment to the person who has helped us or given us something, and it shows that we do not take them for granted. Saying thank you does not in any way make men feel smaller or weak, instead, it is a sign of strength. 

In addition to that, receiving gratitude marks you as a person who is effective at being supportive or helpful. It’s helpful to know who the people in our environment are who will do nice things for other people because they are attractive relationship partners. 

The Worst Hobbies Women Find UNATTRACTIVE in Men

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It is great to have a hobby so that you can enjoy the things that are good for your mental and physical health. If you are a man, however, you might want to think twice about these 10 men’s hobbies that women find deeply unattractive.

Time to LET GO: Gen X Trends That Have OUTLIVED Their Relevance and Should Be Retired

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Embracing the winds of change, it’s high time to bid farewell to these 10 Gen X trends that have lost their relevance and should gracefully make their exit from the cultural stage.

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No matter how many times men are told they do not have to conform to stereotypes they do these stupid things to make them look more “Manly”.

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