Men have good opinions of themselves. And you are mistaken if you think that men ignore compliments. They do love compliments. Well, of course many of them disguise their emotions. Usually they tend to be less emotional. Anyway they love to be praised. Compliments may even strengthen your relationship. What your partner or friend would appreciate to hear most of all?
It is really important for a man to realize that his a good lover. It concerns his ego mainly. It doesn’t mean you should talk about it all day long. Probably it would bother him. Just keep in mind he needs to know it.
Point out he is handsome and attractive. Guys need to hear it as well. Many guys pay pretty much attention to their appearances. So do not ignore it.
At the same time your partner would be glad to know that his a good friend. It means that his support and advice are extremely important for you. For him it would also mean you need him. Everything he does for you is significant. You would share your thoughts with him only. It means that you simply can’t live without him and his support.
Praise him for his achievements at work. It is important for your partner to realize that you appreciate him for his intelligence. And if he fails you should support him cheering up. It means you love and appreciate him anyway. Express admiration for everything he does. In your opinion he is not only a good lover and friend. He wants to be a good professional as well. Tell him that he is the best. And he could do absolutely everything.
He should realize that you are not bored being with him. Is he interesting? Does he make you laugh? If so then say him about it!