He Manipulates You Knowing how to manipulate people into doing what you want is actually a pretty good skill to have. He will always dodge the wedding topic, and might not even approve of you two living together. She holds similar values as you. College girls seem to be the same man. A man can wait with no problem.
Confident but not cocky, he carries himself well. A man is cool with you hanging out with your guy friends. He speaks to you in a way that he wants to be spoken to. Empty promises and endless excuses are a thing of the past. He knows how to cook, clean up after himself, and do his own laundry. Not every guy is naturally assertive, decisive, and comfortable being the one leading his lady. A boy just wants to bang a hot chick.
I was a scared little boy trying to make a girl happy. Long gone are the desires to sleep in dirty sheets, wiggle after a wee and drink shop brand beer. This seems like basic growing p stuff people have to deal with or choose not to but end up making really shitty partners friends employees etc. Well the points you raised are great ones. He always wants to try and test the limits of your love. He Only Thinks Of Himself While In Bed. Sorry, but I'm not dealing with an emotionally abusive bitch.
A man understands that being right is not worth it, but rather trying to find common ground and mutual understanding is how you work through the disagreement and move on, closer as a couple. So, we have reverted the mechanism and will handle it manually until the timestamp issue can be solved. But like nr 2 for example to me, shows more that someone is still just a boy whos insesucre about himself and has to overcompensate that way and funny thing, you have to be arrogant really to be that way, which conflicts with nr 8. He still believes that he lives in a world that would let him get away with anything if he tells enough lies. Not a garbage dump, but an actual apartment. He isn't lazy and values his time too much to let it go to waste. Standards might be sexist sometimes but that doesn't mean they're worse than drama or dating an immature guy.
When he has a problem, he speaks his mind — and does so calmly and respectively. I can understand those feels though lol. Men, generally speaking, have worked hard to produce their own things that give them confidence and allow them to feel secure in who they are, so they are nothing but supportive to a woman who is creating big things for herself. He doesn't toy with your emotions. Life is full of challenges that any couple will face together, particularly a married couple. He avoids difficult conversations with you.
Seriously, not everything is a personal affront. You could say that a boy is clingy and suffocating. I would just add neediness and over-contacting to the list, though I supposed that could be included in number 5. Apply the three strikes rule here. He wants you to believe that you are helpless and worthless.
A boy shows up an hour late, having lost track of time playing Call of Duty. A boy is possessive towards you, while a man is protective. A mature man will tell a woman how he feels when he feels it. I can be quite assertive, due to my stubbornness. But a man is aware of that line in a relationship, and he respects that line by not going anywhere near that line. But the difference between a man and a boy is that the man knows you hate that kind of shit and makes a suggestion anyway. If that makes me a boy, I don't want to date someone who thinks putting up with that shit makes me a man I agree with everything but number 6.
He diminishes your confidence every chance he can get. He isn't going to know how to properly act in a lot of scenarios, and you'll be the one teaching him. There are plenty of famous people that are known for disrespecting, and doing terrible things to females that women consider real men. Nor does it need to be extravagantly furnished, but you should be able to distinguish the floor from the rest of the place. People tend to underestimate themselves, which is good in a few ways, but always keep in mind that you have a few traits that no one else has, and this sets you apart. He is always seeking a project because he likes to stay busy.