I held doors open for women on two separate occasions today and in both instances the women sauntered past and completely ignored me as if I were the doorman.
Girls, if a guy holds a door for you, he isn’t doing it because it is a hobby of his or for his health. He is being courteous and is doing you a favor. Acknowledge this. Is a polite “thank you” or even just a smile and a nod too much to ask?
I have discovered that a firm “you’re welcome” does a respectable job of getting my point across, but I really shouldn’t have to do that as frequently as I do…
Look, Katie even holds doors for Tom:
It’s not exactly related to the topic at hand, but it is kind of funny how much taller she is than him, isn’t it?