There have been countless studies, polls, reports, and articles about what makes women feel beautiful. The importance of self-confidence in ladies has been approached and reinforced from every angle. Have you ever wondered what a man’s perspective on self-esteem might be like? After all, everyone deserves to feel attractive. Listen to these real confessions from real guys about what secretly makes them feel sexy.
10. Snap Back
While a good hair day or feeling notably in shape might do it for some, for others, it’s all about results. “These days, getting a quick response from a cute girl to a selfie on my Snapchat story is what usually does it for me,” said 25-year-old Matt.
9. Taking Care Of Business
For Alex, feeling sexy and confident must first come from an internal sense of having it together. “For me, I have to think about feeling myself before I think about what women think,” said Alex, “Even just cleaning up my space or cooking a good meal makes me feel great.”
8. Guys Like Cuddles Too
Who doesn’t like snuggling up to a cute person? While some may not admit it, one man confirmed that cuddles are the secret to boosting his mood. “One thing that always makes me feel really desired is someone initiating cuddles or somehow getting closer to me,” said the college student.
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7. Take The Lead
Not every guy feels confident being the one to have to approach ladies first. After all, nobody likes the possibility of rejection. One man suggested turning the old-school tradition on its head: “I love when women notice and express an interest in me first. It makes me feel like I seem approachable.”
6. Putting In Work
Exercise has been scientifically proven to boost endorphin flow, making active folks of all genders feel happier, more alert, and yes, even sexier. For men, the testosterone spike acts as an added bonus. “When I get a really good workout in, I feel more confident and productive all day,” one fitness-loving guy said.
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5. Stunting On The ‘Gram
Whether folks admit it or not, social validation can be just as important as physical. While a good lifting day spikes endorphins through physical work, interacting with others through social media can chemically lift your mood too! “I know it sounds shallow, but Instagram likes always make feel desirable,” one guy confessed.
4. Love On The Brain
Think all guys are only interested in physical connections? Think again! Everyone likes feeling as though they have met someone who is on their wavelength. One man confirmed that meeting a kindred spirit actually helps him feel more confident in himself too: “Aren’t we all just trying to be understood anyway?”
3. All The Small Things
We all know the age-old trope of girlfriends wishing their sweethearts would notice their new hairdos or outfit changes. We all like feeling like our efforts are appreciated, and that goes for men too. “It makes my whole day when my fiancee notices that I changed my hair or put on a nice shirt,” one guy confessed.
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2. Everybody Hurts
Thanks to some of society’s more pesky stigmas, your guy might not always get to release his true feelings when he is with the boys. Making sure he knows it’s okay to be stressed or upset and offering a listening ear can make all the difference. After all, no one should feel ashamed for needing to vent.
1. Comparison Is A No-No
One may think to compare your looks to others is strictly a ladies game, but in reality, it is just human nature. Even if your man is world-renowned for his chill attitude, why not do your best to make it easier? Avoid pointing out what you like about other guys’ looks.