Home Sweet Home: What Women Want in a Man

Home Sweet Home: What Women Want in a Man

"Revised List: age 60
Women want a man who:
1. doesn’t scare small children
2. remembers where the bathroom is..."

What Women Want in a Man

Original List: age 20

Women want a man who:
1. is handsome
2. is charming
3. is financially successful
4. is a caring listener
5. is witty
6. is in good shape
7. dresses with style
8. appreciates finer things
9. is full of thoughtful surprises
10. is an imaginative, romantic lover

Revised List: age 30

Women want a man who:
1. is nice looking
2. opens car doors and holds chairs
3. can afford a nice dinner
4. listens more than talks
5. laughs at her jokes
6. carries supermarket bags with ease
7. owns at least one tie
8. appreciates a good home-cooked meal
9. remembers birthdays and anniversaries
10. seeks romance at least once a week

Revised List: age 40

Women want a man who:
1. is not too ugly
2. doesn’t drive off until she’s in the car
3. will splurge occasionally on dinner-out
4. nods his head when she’s talking
5. remembers the punch line of jokes
6. is in good enough shape to rearrange the furniture
7. wears a shirt that covers his stomach
8. knows not to buy cask wine
9. remembers to put the toilet seat down
10. shaves most weekends

Revised List: age 50

Women want a man who:
1. keeps his nose and ear-hair trimmed
2. doesn’t belch or scratch in public
3. doesn’t borrow money too often
4. doesn’t nod off to sleep when she’s venting
5. doesn’t retell the same jokes all the time
6. is in good enough shape to get off the couch
7. wears matching socks and fresh underwear
8. appreciates a good TV dinner
9. remembers her name when meeting others
10. shaves some weekends

Revised List: age 60

Women want a man who:
1. doesn’t scare small children
2. remembers where the bathroom is
3. doesn’t require much pocket-money
4. only snores lightly when asleep
5. can remember why he’s laughing
6. is in good enough shape to stand up by himself
7. usually wears clothes
8. likes soft foods
9. is aware that it’s the weekend
10. remembers where he left his teeth

Revised List: age 70

Women want a man who:
1. is breathing
2. doesn’t miss the toilet.

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