A lot of women feel that they should be the one in control with their relationship which makes men feel inadequate and not valued. Making them feel that it has always been their fault from the very beginning makes them diminish their egos.
Although men are known to be strong, they are also human who seek for love and affection. Men appreciate when you acknowledge them for what they do and praise them for what they are or what they look like. More so, if you show your affection physically.