We thought that you’re probably wondering what we can tell you about finding The Right Partner really meant. So, we came up with our Top 10 Lists for man and women trying to find The One. Here goes…
He Said: I read about this article on Business Insider about finding the right girl. I’m sharing it here and adding some from my own experiences. What qualities should your “Forever Girl” have?
1. She is smarter than you
Ideally, the girl of your dreams should be smarter than you. A smart partner never stops challenging you intellectually, which helps guys keep mentally fit.
2. She is honest and accepts your flaws
Everyone makes mistakes and bad decisions sometimes. Studies show that men want to have an honest partner by their side when they look for a long term committed relationship. If you have found a woman who can just accept you, you should consider yourself blessed.
3. She has a positive outlook
Is your girlfriend the type of person who always sees the glass as half full? She’s a positive person and definitely a keeper. Negative people are toxic and bad for our health in the long run.
4. She compromises
A relationship can only work if both partners are willing to compromise. A girl who’s willing to make some sacrifices and take steps needed to keep the relationship moving forward will bring you a happy married life.
5. She laughs at your jokes
The woman who laughs at your corny jokes is definitely The One. No argument there.
6. She supports you and pursues her passion
A strong woman by your side will motivate you and won’t be dependent on you. You don’t need to worry about her and she won’t need your constant validation.
7. She’s got a happy relationship with her parents
If you want to know how she will treat you in 30 years, look at how she treats her parents today.
8. She is kind-hearted and God-fearing
The keys to a long and happy relationship are kindness, generosity, and faith in God. If a woman can appreciate the little things in life and is always grateful for them, wow, never let her go. And as forgiveness is the foundation of a healthy relationship, when she is able to forgive you after a hurtful incident, make sure to keep her for good.
9. She stays calm and calms you down too
Disagreements are inevitable in all relationships. When your girl remains calm despite disagreements and allows you to make up after, you’re blessed.
10. She’s as foolish as you are
Have you found a woman who does not hold it against you if you stayed out too long partying? In most cases because she was at the party with you? Then never let her go. Keeping the fun in a relationship makes it rock solid even when there are occasional storms.
If you have found a woman who has some or all of the above qualities, treat her well and never let her go. Your life will be better for having her.
She Said: Now, it’s my turn. Here are 10 qualities girls should be looking for in guys:
1. He’s true to his word
Many men these days avoid the “C-Word” which stands for Commitment. Guys who can keep their word and commit to a relationship is in most girl’s top list.
2. He’s intelligent and has a good sense of humor
These two things woo women into submission. If a guy is attractive but lack these two things, then he’s not a keeper.
3. He is ambitious, hardworking and financially secure
Women love to feel secure and pampered. A guy doesn’t need to be rich but must allow comfortable living for a partner and a family.
4. He’s emotionally and mentally mature
It’s widely believed that women mature faster than men. Guys who can carry a relationship and himself maturely is a keeper among girls.
5. He is sociable with a happy disposition
When a guy is well-liked in the girl’s circle, he’s an early favorite for a long-term relationship. He has to be able to carry a happy conversation with his girl’s friends as well.
6. He’s supportive and rallies behind you
Definitely a must-need for your ideal man. It’s not all the time that women are in their best element. It takes a supportive boyfriend or hubby to keep women sane.
7. He is open to your many looks
Having a guy who is open to see the many variations of your hair, outfit and make-up is a secure person who’ll love you for who you are.
8. He is not overly concerned with your weight
Concern is one thing while demand is another. The ideal guy should not be pushing you lose weight as if you’d lose him if you gained some pounds. But it’s ok for him to be concerned with a girl’s health.
9. He is loving and affectionate
Mr. Right has to show his love and affection towards you in ways that make you feel secure. If the guy isn’t attentive to you now, he won’t be much later.
10. He’s kind-hearted, family-oriented and God-fearing
A common trait among couples is the need to be genuinely kind. Your “The One” should be close to his family (as well as yours) and has a deep spirituality. These 3-in-1 #10 trait for Mr. Right is one of the hardest things a man can possess. Sometimes, one of the three needs more development. That’s ok, as long as he is willing to level-up.
Otherwise, find someone who has those or is willing to amp his qualities.