Will you help me unscrew this?
Men like to feel manly. It might not be PC, but it’s ingrained in our culture. Helping women with simple tasks makes them feel macho and noble. We’re not saying you should ask him to do things you can easily do yourself, but if you do need assistance, it’s a little ego-booster he’ll be happy to accept.
You’re not going bald.
About one-quarter of men start losing their hair at age 25 and two-thirds have begun balding by 60. Losing his locks is one of a man’s greatest fears. So even if he is getting a bit naked up top, tell him he’s not. It’s the male equivalent of “Do these jeans make me look fat?” No honey, of course not.