A skin care regimen. C’mon guys, healthy complexions aren’t just for metrosexuals! http://www.thefrisky.com/post/246-30-things-every-man-should-have-by-30/?TrackID=DCF A tasty signature dish he can whip up for a date. agreed Respect for women as equals and not just as heads attached to boobs.uhm...probably before 30...but remember, respect is earned.. At least four good pairs of shoes: dressy, business casual, casual, exercise. hmm...where do combat boots and sandals fit into this? At least one friend who gives honest fashion advice. hey man, does this shirt smell clean? A tailored suit.nope A toolbox that includes: a hammer, screwdriver, wrench, nails, work gloves.by 12 maybe? Enough clean underwear (no holes!) to get him through a week between laundry sessions. I shoot for a month at a time, but YMMV Independence from his mama. The ability to ask for directions. **** no, that's why I bought a GPS unit.. A great road map when there’s no one to ask. how's about planning the route and an alternate or two beforehand? A favorite cookbook.nope, I usually make it up as I go.. A decent set of pots and pans.by the end of college or around 22 An emergency kit in the trunk of his car. ..if they had a father in their life, this should have started around 16 A hobby that does not include a television set or a 6-pack of beer. again..30 is a bit late here hun.. A trusted barber or hair stylist. hey man, can you clean this up for me? FYI, don't try to cut your own hair while drunk.. A pair of jeans that makes his butt look good. Jumper cables. 16 A driver’s license. typically 16, maybe 18 Always enough toilet paper. NEVER a man problem.. Sheets that don’t scratch. A nightstand that doesn’t say “Handle with care” on the side. LMAO A smile he uses generously. unless he has children, that smile has long since faded by 30... At least one lamp that didn’t once belong in a dorm room. I still have the bedroom furniture from my parents house..and before it was mine, it was my fathers before he met mom Enough confidence to approach someone he finds attractive. this happens around 18..maybe early 20s for the late bloomers Enough sense not to use a cheesy pick-up line. (When in doubt, say “hello!” cheesy pick-up line=smiles from the ladies...smiles=further conversation usually A great razor. ..or the ability to grow facial neat hair.. The beginning of a nest egg. ..that he can then blow on the ring you want? A place where everyone knows his name. uh-huh.. At least one sex move he’s received lots of positive feedback on. because you really want to hear 'well, Kate thought this was awesome!