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So strive to emphasize those and accentuate them, while minimizing the other areas.We are all a work in progress, and though I portray myself as having learned all these things before marriage, the truth is I’m still a novice at many of them, as my wife can tell you.

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Yet many Catholic guys are unsure about themselves, uncertain, dithering, wavering, vicissitudening. In Christ, with the power of the Holy Spirit, you can change this and face your fears, be courageous, bold, and manly.We might wonder if anyone does today, for that matter.We seem to live in throwaway culture, as Pope Francis has had.Now I wished that I had done just a bit more in this area to put my best foot forward.Your conversation and manners can be exponentially increased from simply reading Jane Austen’s and then watching the five hour BBC miniseries adaptation.While you’re single, you may as well learn some manly skills, too.

I grew up playing sports and only occasionally worked on the car with my dad or fixed something in the house. Katie almost sent me home packing because of my atrocious wardrobe choices. More on that story later, but the point here is that, if you have no sense of style or care about how you dress, find a good buddy who knows how to look sharp and get some pointers from him.

If it doesn’t work (even without applying much effort) we “throw it away,” we move on. It’s very tough these days for the youth to stay focused on things that matter, when they are forced to deal constantly with so much coming at them that is diametrically opposed to their Christian values yet totally acceptable to our society.

The world’s values can become the norm rather than the exception.

Your turn: What can Catholic guys do to “put their best foot forward”? Joseph’s Vanguard and has released his first book titled “If Protestantism Is True.” He has written articles for Catholic News Agency, Fathers for Good, Called to Communion, and has appeared on EWTN discussing Catholic-Protestant topics.

And any tips for the ladies would be welcome as well. After his conversion from atheism to Protestant Christianity in college, he set out to discover where the fullness of the truth of Jesus Christ could be found.

As such, I learned almost nothing about these valuable skills. Now’s the time for you to learn home and car repair, carpentry, pipe smoking, beer making—whatever, just pick some things and learn how to do them. I remember my humiliation when a young woman told me after dinner that she wasn’t used to a guy who blew his nose at the table. I had two great Catholic friends who dressed well and kept themselves looking clean-cut with their haircuts and personal style. I cut my own hair to save money—don’t ask how it looked, especially in the back—wore cologne sporadically, and bought the cheapest clothes I could find.