- What is my age:
- I prefer to listen:
- My hobbies:
- Looking after pets
- I like piercing:
Mama always comes first and nine other points to keep in mind. His mama will always come first. And if she doesn't, throw him back immediately. She has always been the most important woman in his life and he will compare every woman he meets to her.
Some of the items came straight from their lips. I thought it would make a clever list, so submitted it to The Internet. The Internet thought I was fetishizing a culture and stereotyping. The lists Gen-Y publish daily are all stereotypes.
Writing in general encompasses stereotypes. The purpose in satirical writing is to, in fact, highlight the stereotypes and glitches in society without being hurtful.
The entertainment is full of stereotypes… for comedy. You see, some comedy stems from hate and can be cruel and ignorant, but the rest comes from personal observation and self-deprecation. And you know what? Below is a quick list of how I assume ladies landed crushes with men in my own culture: The Conservative, Christian South.
Southern boys love luscious hair and tan skin. Big, curled, hair-sprayed hair takes time to complete, and Southerners prefer ladies who put forth the effort. Nothing makes a Southern boy rev his Chevy engine like an overly-tanned girl fresh off the pontoon.
Mm mm… skin cancer. Spray tan it is. There is no other look to consider when the warm months roll around.
Now that I think of it, Southerners like their women in sundresses at all times. Just throw a Northface fleece over that sucker in the winter. It always blows my mind.
10 things to know before dating a southern gentleman
When they are, they stick to their roots with songs they can relate to. Rock on, sweet thang. In the South, you identify your family with your church, ie. You see, they go to the Methodist Church.
Many nuances in the doctrines drive what your crush might think about social issues and family dynamics, so pay close attention if you want to be wifed. From my experience, Southern men are slightly threatened by a woman who wants to argue about this, so tread lightly. Baptists tend to lean toward fire and brimstone sermons, while Methodists prefer inspirational stories about living a better life. Depending on the city, one always gets out of Sunday service before the other.
This causes a race to the best brunch restaurants. If your crush is a member of the later releasing sermon, consider crushing on a different Southern man.
Otherwise your grits will be cold. Weed and tattoos are for liberally minded Northerners, West Coasters, and Europeans. Tobacco, however, is a major cash crop.
12 steps to landing your southern crush
Southerners know it kills them, but so does the tanning bed. Many southern men smoke, but only a few ladies can pull it off. If you must, remember it should be done only while sipping a cold beer or dark liquor drink. When I say eat healthy, I mean… Cook as healthy as possible for your new love bird. Your meat and veggies are coming straight from Southern farmlands. Embrace it. Food is how we show our love. These guys want to take care of you, and you have to let them do that.
Let go of the reigns a bit and offer put a bandaid on his most recent injury. As silly as it seems, they love that shit. Southerners are proud of their town, county, area code, State, everything involving geography.
Our states were populated differently, so we find our roots in the land our families owned. As a girl from a small town living in a city, I find immediate similarities with folks who grew up in a two-hour radius of my hometown. Stereotypes or not, we have an instant connection. Just as it is important to understand the nature of Yiddish before getting offended by a translation, a lady should take the time to learn the passive-aggressive quality of Southern colloquialisms.
It can be incredibly misunderstood. Welcome to the family. These words are for us all. Beyond Worthyby Jacqueline Whitney. You may unsubscribe at any time. Possess the necessary genetic qualities: big hair and tanned skin.
Dress well. Study all Christian religions. the GOP. Say yes to cigarettes, but no to weed and tattoos.
Northern/southern couples is like gravy on bagels
Eat healthy. Let him take care of you, girlfriend. Have friends from the same region. Learn Southern Colloquialisms. Eat everything. Fried chicken? Fried gator tail? Double check. More From Thought Catalog. Get our newsletter every Friday! You're in! See you Friday. Follow Thought Catalog.