What does it take for a man to be considered romantic? Is it wine and bubbles, candlelight and roses, soft music and candy? Or is romance a restraint of brute sexuality, an act of controlled and applied charisma, or just playing nice? To understand what it is to be a romantic man is to understand the female psyche — and we all know how difficult that can be. As a romantic man, you will find romance is a skill cultivated over a lifetime. So let‘s zero in on the romantic basics, and leave the rest to personal research and experimentation.