What It Takes To Be a Man – Masculine Man Checklist

Do you know what it takes to be a man? How about a great man? There isn’t one answer to that question, as what it takes to be a man great varies from person to person. However, there are some key ingredients that all great men have in common – and work on themselves is definitely one of them!

If you’re looking to date the perfect woman or become the best version of yourself, make sure you focus on self-improvement. Here are some tips on how to do just that by working on yourself FIRST.

"You substitute sugar with flour. The cake's not gonna taste good or it's not gonna rise. The point is, in order to be that cake that you want -in order to have that cake taste perfect - you need to have all the ingredients specific to that structure."

Following Recipes

Why is it so important to follow recipes exactly? Inputs create outputs. If you don’t follow the recipe, you’re not going to get a great end result.

If a cake recipe says 350 degrees for 45 minutes. You can’t put it to 400 degrees and say, oh, I’ll give it 20 minutes. The cake will probably flatten. You have to bake at a specific temperature, for a specific amount of time, and with the appropriate ingredients in order for that cake to be exactly how it was designed to be. 

Ingredients For What It Takes To Be a Man - "Baking the Cake"

Below are the ingredients of what it take to be a man – to become the best man that you can. Remember, no shortcuts, no substitutions, and take the time necessary to become all that you can be by working on these areas of your life.

1. Mental Health

It is important to take care of your mental health. This means being aware of your mental state and taking steps to ensure that you are healthy both mentally and emotionally. There are several things that you can do to take care of your mental health as a man.

First, it is important to be aware of the signs and symptoms of mental illness. If you are experiencing any changes in your mood or behavior, it is important to reach out for help. Second, it is important to find healthy coping mechanisms for stress and anxiety, like working out, enjoying a hobby, or spending time with a loved on.

2. Physical Health

It’s important to take care of your physical health. One way to do this is by working out regularly. This can help you to stay in shape and to build muscle.

In addition, working out can also help to reduce stress levels and improve your overall mood. Another way to take care of your physical health is to eat a healthy diet. This means eating plenty of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. It also means limiting your intake of processed foods, sugary drinks, and saturated fats.

By taking care of your physical health, you’ll be able to stay strong and active for years to come.

3. Good Finances

Building financial responsibility is key to a solid future. According to surveys, only about 32% of Americans have savings that could cover 6 months of expenses, which means that the majority of people are one emergency away from being in debt. And with the current state of the economy, it’s more important than ever to be financially responsible.

This means not buying dumb things to impress other people, but instead only buying things that make you feel fulfilled and that you truly want. There’s no need to keep up with the Joneses – focus on your own life and financial goals.

It is also important to invest your money intelligently, rather than just spending it all on things that will depreciate in value over time. By being financially responsible and making wise investments, you can ensure that you will have the money you need when you need it, and that you will be able to enjoy a comfortable retired life. Make a budget and stick to it. Track your spending, set aside money for savings and investments, and don’t overspend on unnecessary things.

4. Interpersonal Relationships

A strong interpersonal relationship is one in which individuals communicate well with each other and are able to understand each other’s needs and feelings. In order to develop a strong interpersonal relationship, it is important to listen to the other person and try to see things from their perspective. By doing these things, you will be able to build a strong bond with the people you care about.

5. Relationship with Yourself

One of the most important relationships you will ever have is the relationship you have with yourself. After all, you are stuck with yourself for life! Therefore, it is important to develop a good relationship with yourself.

One way to do this is to practice self-love and self-care. Treat yourself with kindness and respect and take care of your physical, mental, and emotional needs. Another way to develop a good relationship with yourself is to set goals and hold yourself accountable. Make sure your goals are realistic and achievable, and then put in the hard work to reach them.

Finally, always strive to become the best version of yourself. By developing a good relationship with yourself, you will be happier, healthier, and more successful in all areas of your life.

6. Spirituality

Spirituality can be an important part of many people’s lives. For some, it is a way to connect with a higher power and find comfort in periods of hardship. For others, it is a way to practice self-care and bring more peace into their lives.

There are many different ways to develop a spirituality practice, but one of the most important things is to ensure that you have a good relationship with whatever creator you believe in. This can mean spending time in prayer or meditation, attending religious services, or simply taking time to appreciate the natural world.

When you have a strong spirituality practice, it can help you to stay on track even when everything else in your life seems to be falling apart. As a result, developing a good relationship with a higher power can be an essential part of many people’s lives.

Add The Icing - A Perfect Woman to Complement Your Cake

Once you have started working on yourself consistently, in becoming the best version of yourself that you can be, you will then be ready to bring a woman into your life. A woman is just icing on the cake!

One of the main benefits, and most important benefits, of focusing on being happy with yourself before dating is that you can know your self-worth. If you are happy and content with who you are as a person, you will be much more likely to find love with someone who compliments your life, rather than trying to change who you are to fit into someone else’s idea of a perfect relationship.

Knowing your self-worth allows you to enter into any relationship from a place of strength, confidence and love, which are all qualities that are very attractive to potential partners. When you focus on becoming the best version of yourself first, you will be ready and open to finding lasting love with someone special.


Doing what it takes to be a man is an ongoing journey that requires time, effort, and focus. It’s not something you can achieve overnight or by taking shortcuts. However, if you focus on becoming the best possible version of yourself in these key areas consistently, you will be well on your way. Make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel or join our Facebook Group so that you can get more content like this. Thanks for reading!

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