Since the beginning of humankind, men have been looking for the perfect woman – someone they can ride the waves of life with, someone who will stand by their side for better or for worse.
Committing to “the one” is among the most crucial decisions men make in life, so they put a lot of thought behind it.
They want a decent woman – a woman who can help them plan out their life, pick them up when they are down, and make them a better person just by being around them.
But, what exactly are these traits that men look for in the woman of their dreams?
There are so many things that can go into deciding who “the one” is, so below we’av compiled a list of the qualities that men look for in a woman when they are actively looking for a life partner:
1. She is family- and friend-oriented
2. She is charming
If a woman is charming and can make others smile, she has the grace and charm to get out of most uncomfortable situations. That is way better than being catty and mean. Charm and grace are what draws men to women. Charm is what works after a fight, a disagreement, or a time out. Everybody loves a charming woman.
3. Men love women who are thoughtful, caring, loving, and kind
A woman who does little things for her man for no other reason other than that she loves him. A woman who makes him smile back whenever she smiles at him. A woman who radiates love and warmth from her heart. That is the kind of woman a man would be swooning to marry.
4. She is intellectually challenging
There is no denying that a person’s looks are what initially draws another person to them. It is not easy to get to know a good personality from across the room. When conversations lack intrigue or depth, people often fill their time with emotionless sex. But, it is not possible to build a lasting relationship or real connection with another person on that alone. Having real discussions about meaningful topics and being intellectually challenging will always trump meaningless sex in the long run.
5. She is ambitious
In addition to supporting a man to achieve his dreams and goals, the perfect woman has her own goals as well. The perfect woman has a clear vision for her future and goes after it with determination. It does not necessarily have to be a job or career, just something she is passionate about. Men are attracted to women who challenge their thoughts, stir their emotions in a positive way, and give them a run for their money. A smart woman knows how to choose her battles diplomatically.
6. She is consistent
Being consistent is amazing because it lets your significant other know that you are who you say you are. It let a guy know that you are not putting on a fake persona in the first few months of the relationship, and you won’t suddenly transform once you both get comfortable with each other. In this context, consistency is the opposite of volatility. If someone is volatile and unpredictable, it is difficult to predict how that person will be acting towards you on a particular day, and that gets annoying no matter how beautiful the person may be.
7. She is empathetic and understanding
Being supportive, compassionate, and encouraging towards your significant other plays a huge part in building a successful and happy relationship. Nobody wants to be with a person who is a Debbie Downer all the time. Men want women who support them in their endeavors or in their times of need. Life is full of hardships and challenges that any strong couple can face together, particularly a married/seriously committed one. Men sometimes need a shoulder to cry on as well.
The more you understand yourself, the more silence there is, the healthier you are. —Maxime Lagacé