Why Set Your Heart on a Leo Man?
Generous and loyal, with a great sense of fun and a sensual nature.
Winning a Leo Man.
The Leo man is one of the simplest nuts to crack: he just wants to be adored. Unfortunately, as he has a tendency to put himself at the centre of attention, you may find yourself competing with any number of admirers. The key is to make sure you adore him in precisely the way he loves to be adored.
The typical Leo man is popular and, at work in particular, he is likely to be in the company of several hangers-on, all eager to bask in his generous nature, sense of fun and ever-ready wit. Once you get the Leo man alone, however, you’ll find yourself in a unique position, because when the Leo man is alone, he is alone with his doubts, of which he is likely to have many.
Most people don’t get to see this side of the Leo man or, more to the point, are utterly unaware that it exists, unable to see him as anything other than an ultra-confident individual, a consummate showman.
If you can persuade him to reveal some of those doubts and demonstrate that you think no less of him, then you’ve gone a long way toward winning the Leo man. And it isn’t particularly difficult to get the Leo man to reveal his vulnerable side, as it isn’t something he actively tries to hide, rather it is something he feels nobody is interested in. A simple and not-too-serious question like, “Doesn’t it get tiring being liked all the time?” can result in an avalanche of self-doubt which the Leo man will be relieved to have out in the open.
On a more general note, the Leo man responds well to generosity, honesty and loyalty. Demonstrate these qualities and you’ll be elevated in the Leo man’s perception. Simple good manners and gentility are also held in high regard by the Leo man.
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As for making your move, the Leo man is happy to be the ask-er or the ask-ee. However, if you’re waiting for him to ask, there’s always the danger that one of his entourage may beat you to it and ask him out themselves. Best advice: ask him out, before someone else does.
The Ideal Date for the Leo Man
The Leo man is a pleasure seeker by nature, but not destructively so. A night out at a comedy club would be the perfect date. Alternatively, a gourmet meal at an exclusive restaurant or bistro: the Leo man likes to feel spoilt and he likes to spoil his partner.
The Leo man likes to take a traditional approach to gender roles on a date, so let him open doors and pull out chairs for you, let him drape his coat over your shoulders (even if you’re not in the least bit cold!). All of this will make him feel regal, and the Leo man loves to feel like a king.
If you’re looking for something more neutral and less ‘date-like’, the Leo man loves physical activity. He will enjoy practically any sport or – a great opportunity to get up close and personal – dancing.
What to Wear for the Leo Man
The Leo man loves to be admired. Equally, he loves to be admired by proxy. So, if you’re turning heads wherever you go, he’s more than happy to bask in the reflected glory. Oranges and yellows are his colors of choice and he is rather partial to sensuous materials like silk and satin.
Gifts for the Leo Man
The Leo man loves fashionable clothes. If he only had a small amount of money to spare, he’d buy an expensive pair of socks or a major-label necktie, rather than a cheap coat. A small but proportionately expensive gift is always appreciated. However, you don’t have to spend a great deal of money to win the heart of the Leo man: any gift shows appreciation and that’s all he wants deep down.
Sex and the Leo Man
For the Leo man, sex is an all-out sensory experience, a spontaneous event to be plunged into headlong without any thought or preparation. The Leo man likes to be leapt upon, as much as he likes to leap. He doesn’t take it too seriously and is one of the few zodiac males who won’t be put off by laughter during lovemaking. In fact, the more playful things get, the better, so far as the Leo man is concerned.
Keeping Your Leo Man
It couldn’t be more simple: treat him like a king and he’s yours forever. Of course, back in the real world, that would be practically impossible, requiring almost superhuman self-sacrifice on your part. Just make him feel loved and appreciated and, if it it’s not too much trouble, adored, and he’ll be happy. And a happy Leo man is a loyal Leo man. Remember, a compliment here or there can go a long way with a Leo man, it doesn’t have to be a constant barrage of flattery.
If you stand by your Leo man during times of crisis, he will reward your loyalty with his own. The out-and-out loyalty of the Leo man can be a frightening thing! He will fight to the death to protect the ones he loves, sacrificing anything and everything in the process.
What are You Letting Yourself in For?
Over the course of his life, the Leo man will have become used to being the centre of attention. He may even have become a little addicted to it. So, when the spotlight moves off him and onto someone else, even you, he may become a little resentful and this can lead to the worst Leo trait of all: sulkiness. Nobody sulks like a Leo man.
Another side effect of this centre-of-attention tendency, is a belief in his own public image. This can lead to boastfulness and smugness, all of which can make the Leo man difficult to live with. To make things even more complicated, he hates nothing more than to be cut down to size, which makes dealing with his inflated ego something off a challenge. The best approach to take when criticizing a Leo man is to focus on the positive. Instead of saying, “Why are you so big-headed all the time?” try, “I love the sweet, humble you: why don’t we see more of him?”
You may also find your Leo man something of a bore after a while. He loves an ever-changing audience, but as a permanent fixture in his life, you’ll have the dubious pleasure of hearing the same ‘hilarious’ anecdotes over and over again. You’ll just have to grit your teeth. Or plug your ears.
You may find the Leo Man more difficult if you’re a…
…Scorpio, Aquarius or Taurus, and particularly challenging, if you’re a Capricorn or Pisces. But don’t worry: true love conquers all!
The Big Do:
The Big Don’t:
Try not to steal the limelight.