How to Raise a Lady in Today’s Society


Examples are probably not necessary accompanying the statement that it’s just rare to find a true lady in today’s society. In a world of duck faces, too much skin, not enough coverage, and too much promiscuity, a real lady is difficult to find. Whereas most women were ladies in decades past, they’ve forgotten how to behave in a ladylike fashion as of late. If you have a daughter, this probably terrifies you. Fortunately, it’s not impossible to raise a lady in today’s world. You just have to be diligent.

 Manners Matter

There is nothing more ladylike than good manners. It’s simple to ensure your daughter knows how to behave in a ladylike manner throughout the course of her life simply by teaching her to have and use good manners. You can do this by setting a good example. Teach her to say please and thank you, to be respectful, to be intelligent and to always use her good manners in any situation, no matter how irritated or angry she might be.

Handling Situations

There will always been situations in which your daughter might not be comfortable. Perhaps she will one day find herself in a situation where she is visiting her boyfriend’s family and they don’t do things quite like her own. By teaching her how to handle situations in which she is unfamiliar, you are teaching her a very ladylike skill. She should know how to be herself while also adapting to situations, places and people who are new to her.


One of the most ladylike things you can teach your daughter is to be kind. By teaching her to be kind and tolerant of all people, you are teaching her to be a lady. There is nothing more ladylike than a woman who can smile and carry on a conversation with anyone, no matter how different they might be.

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