What Do Men Want?

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A few years back I found myself sitting across a table from a professional matchmaker.  She asked a question I’d never been asked before: “What do you bring to the table?”

I almost laughed. Easy! I bring what all men want: a willingness to pay attention to them. But I realized she was looking for a more substantial answer. This got me to thinking…

What is it that men want from us?

What do women bring to the table?

What qualities and ways of being make us worth the trouble?

I went straight to the source – to men – and discovered the list of what men love about us is very long. But still, the top three things men look for in a mate can be relatively easy:

  1. Affection
  2. Attention
  3. Understanding

So, single women, as you’re building your wish list of the attributes of your soul mate, make a list of your own. Start by answering the question “What do I bring to the table?”

What you have to offer may take you on the path to finding who you’re looking for and the type of relationship you’re after.

I’m Wendy Newman, a media-celebrated author & trusted dating, sex & relationship advisor.  Pick up my book, 121 First Dates: How to Succeed at Online Dating, Fall in Love, and Live Happily Ever After (Really!) here!




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