When it comes to picking a partner looks are not the only thing we need to consider. Their personality should always be the deciding factor.
It seems that these days we spend an awful lot of time wading through an ocean of ‘fuckboys’ just to end up alone. In order to avoid that try to check your potential man for the following thirty-five traits. If he has them he won’t be playing games.
1. Sense of Humor
At the end of the day if you can be run through a garbage disposal and still find something to laugh about you will be much happier overall.
If he makes an effort to be nice to people that he doesn’t even know then he has a kind soul.
If you two consider one another best friends things will go a lot smoother. Someone who will be your best friend will stand by you through the things life throws at you.
4. Love for Animals
You never want to be with someone who will chase stray dogs off with a shovel just because they are in the yard. You want someone who will take the time to get them somewhere safe.
No one likes a sarcastic asshole.
You want someone who will support you and be there when you need them.
This often comes with having good taste.
8. Willingness to Experiment
You want someone who will want to do new things with you. Someone willing to try all sorts of things.
9. The Ability to Love Again
Even though every other time has failed he is more than willing to give this is all.
10. The Ability to Let Go
You want someone who will let go of their past and not hold yours against you.
You want someone who will respect you and those who are important to you. Someone who will respect your own limits and so forth.
12. Life Experiences
He has life experiences that have made him who he is today.
This is something that can make or break a relationship. He has to be compassionate.
You want someone who isn’t completely lacking when it comes to his brain.
Empathy is something we all need in general, even at least on some level.
You want someone who is strong enough to get things done and strong enough to stand up for you as needed.
You want someone who is better than you at some things, someone you can learn from.
Sometimes you need someone to stop acting strong, someone who will let you in and show you their true self.
Someone who fits your style.
20. Hard work
You want someone who will work hard in the same ways that you do. Someone who doesn’t settle in life.
You want someone who will not lie to you.
If there is no passion the relationship will die off quickly.
No, he doesn’t have to be the most courageous person but someone who shows a bit of courage when it is needed is more than enough.
Sometimes a little spontaneity is good for the relationship. You want someone who will randomly go on adventures with you.
25. The Ability to Forgive
You don’t want to live the rest of your life with someone who will hold past mistakes over your head.
It is important for the person you are with to know themselves.
27. Belief in Gender Equality
You want someone who will treat you as his equal, not someone who thinks he is above you.
Reliability is important in all relationships. You want someone who will come through for you.
Having values is important.
30. Someone who has dreams and goals
You don’t want someone who isn’t going anywhere in life. You want someone who is building themselves and constantly improving.
31. Common Likes and Dislikes
You two have to have something in common if you want to build a relationship.
You want someone who will care for you. Someone who will make you soup when you are sick and so forth. No one likes to be stuck alone when they’re feeling down.
You want someone who will do what they can to make your family like them. Someone who will try to make a good first impression rather than being a dick.
34. Someone Who Communicates Well
You want someone who you can talk to. When a problem comes up in the relationship you need to be able to talk things out.
35. Someone Who Does Not Take Advantage of You
You never want to be with someone who is constantly taking advantage of you. You want him to put the same amount of effort into the relationship that you are putting into it.