Today you're going to learn another tip for building your self-confidence: going to lunch with a male friend.

Often when we lack confidence, we tend to fall into a syndrome called Nice Guy Syndrome, and this has a number of effects and one of them often is that we think that we're much better relating to women than we are to men and we tend to avoid having really close relationships with other men.

Now, the way out of this is to actually start developing some close relationships with other men and start discovering that we're not all that different to them after all. So one of the great ways to do that is to go out to lunch with some of your male friends, and so I recommend that you give this a go this week.

Get on the phone, pick it up, find a male friend that you haven't really connected with before, give him a buzz, say "Hey, do you want to meet up for lunch?" and start being real with your male friends, start talking to them about what's really going on for you, drop the facade that you might usually use to protect yourself from other people knowing what's really going on for you and get out there, networking with your male friends, make some new ones and start sharing yourself with them.

Start with a friend that you reckon you can trust and get together with. Give them a call, go out to lunch and start being more real with other guys.

Graham Stoney

Graham Stoney

I struggled for years with low self-esteem, anxiety and a lack of self-confidence before finding a solution that really worked. I created The Confident Man Program to help other men live the life of their dreams. I also offer 1-on-1 coaching via Skype so if you related to this article contact me about coaching.