Men will treat you the way you let them.
There is no such thing as "deserving" respect; you get what you demand from people.. if you demand respect, he will either respect you or he won't associate with you.
It really is that simple.”
“The best men tell you the truth because they think you can take it; the worst men either try to preserve you in some innocent state with their false protection, or are ‘brutally honest.’
When someone tells, lets you think for yourself, experience your own emotions, he is treating you as a true equal, a friend…And the best men cook for you.”
“Women need to feel loved and men need to feel needed.”
“Both men and women should feel free to be sensitive. Both men and women should feel free to be strong…it is time that we all perceive gender on a spectrum not as two opposing sets of ideas.”
“One frequently only finds out how really beautiful a women is, until
after considerable acquaintance with her.”
“A man who loves beauty doesn't fall for the most beautiful women - he falls for the one who is ready to acquire beauty in love.”