Her Beauty comes from within.
She has a firm bridle on her emotions and conducts herself with wisdom.
She is humble and she is assertive; using discernment and patience in all things.
With her faults and mistakes she rises up in humility and perseverance. She apologizes when realizing a mistake or causing offense.
She does so because a lady meets each days demands as appropriately as she can with whatever internal and external resources she has available to her on any given day.
She is considerate and loving to her partner and others.
Neither ascetic nor selfish. She's not opinionated as her evaluations and conclusions are based on facts after careful observations. She is respectful. Intelligent, honest, humorous, down to earth, gentle, delicate yet strong.
She is forgiving and does not seek ill will in her heart or with her tongue.
She dresses modestly without drawing to much attention to herself and especially not to her feminine charms. She is tactful, strategic and careful. She recognizes the importance of not overworking herself or becoming solely reliant on herself.
She assists the destitute.
She is not afraid of life and wakes up every day to work . She is not self important but rather has a healthy sense of self-esteem. Money and superficiality do not motivate her decisions or treatment of others.
She is a servant and serves joyfully yet knows it is from the beauty of her heart not from obligation. She is not pretentious or ostentatious.
She is charismatic and has learned the art of persuasion.
Self-Controlled, Poised, Charming, Accepting of herself and others in a balanced light, Merciful and tactful when dealing with situations that render others or herself in a negative light. Uncompromising with her values, Careful with her choice of words. Soft spoken and slow and clear in her speach. She is willing to not have immediate answers in order to find a proper solution and have sufficient time to analyze and calculate the most productive response. Compassionate and Passionate but reserved in how and where she displays her passion.
She is not promiscuous or unfaithful to her partner, any arrangement they have is not broken through deceit but rather through honesty and with delicacy if it is to change.
She knows she stumbles and is not perfect but perfection isn't her goal, however she works towards being the best possible version of herself that she can be and she knows it is a lifelong endeavor.
She is feminine beyond a shadow of a doubt.
Any female is a woman or will be but being a Lady takes work and it isn't inborn, it is a practice, a fine art and takes focus and consideration.
In extreme cases, subjects have been known to use a weirder and creepier version of the word ladies, which appears to be some sort of obscure reference to the middle ages, by saying m'ladies.
You girls should come tonite ... ladies.
Let me know if you need any help at all, ladies...
You should come over tonite for supper, m'ladies...
*When Drunk* Hey ladies, wanna have a no pants dance at my house ladies?
Still, the English language prefers to use the borrowed French "Madame" rather than the native English "My Lady" in address.
Aldonza: "I'm not your lady! I'm not any kind of a lady!"