We all want to be a perfect boyfriend, right? But most of us have no idea what traits a partner might be looking for. Of course, this makes sense. It's okay if we don't all know what it takes to have the perfect relationship. After all most of the ideas of a perfect partner have come from fictional books, magazines, movies, and TV shows we watch. So all we know about being the “perfect boyfriend” are the depictions we've seen in entertainment.
It's hard to know what women actually look for in a partner. If we set aside what we see on television and ask actual women, we might get different answers. Some women are looking for someone handsome while others are looking for someone intelligent. Some women look for a sense of humor, while others may look for strong career ambitions. Everyone is looking for something different?
So, guys, what qualities do you need to have to be considered the “perfect” boyfriend? What traits do you need that will appeal to all different women? Here are 21 qualities that women universally agreed they look for in the perfect partner:
- Kindness and patience – Be gentle with her. Be caring and attentive to her needs.
- Honesty, loyalty and faithfulness – Be trustworthy. Don't make her feel skeptical about you.
- Pride – Don't be embarrassed to show her off to the world.
- Security – Be there for her when she needs you.
- Intelligence – This should be self-explanatory.
- Handsome – Everyone wants to be attracted to their partner physically.
- Sincerity – She should know that your words and actions are genuine.
- Family Values – Women love men who are close with their family.
- Faith – Many women are looking for men of faith, who have a strong connection to their spirituality.
- Emotionally Available – Don't put up emotional walls.
- Sense of Humor – Women love men who can make them laugh!
- Wise Choices – Make good choices in life. She wants to be with someone stable.
- Unique – Stand out from the crowd. She doesn't want a guy who's a dime-a-dozen.
- Sharing – Share things with her. Don't be greedy!
- Optimistic – Make her smile. Don't make her life harder.
- Accepting – Accept her flaws. Don't try to change her.
- Considerate – Show that you care about others. Women love men who are considerate.
- Empowering – Build her up and encourage her.
- Passionate – Women love when a man lusts after them.
- Good Listener – Really listen to her. Hear her out when she tells you how she feels.
- Challenging – Challenge her a little. Expose her to new things or ideas.
So there you have it, guys. If you are looking to be the perfect boyfriend, these are the qualities you need!