As a self-proclaimed feminist, some people are surprised I value the traditional traits of a Southern man.
They're also great chameleons; they have been trained from an early age to adapt to any environment and act appropriately in any setting.
That being said, the fact that Southern gentlemen are still being raised right and taught how to treat women is more refreshing than a big glass of iced tea on a hot summer day.
Sure, there are some bad apples in the South, just like you'd find anywhere else.
There are also exceptions outside of the South, and men who posses these great qualities who were raised north of the Mason Dixon line.
But, I'm a firm believer that true Southern gentlemen are an exceptional breed, and here's why: Their mommas just raised 'em right.