Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Top 10: Signs You're Husband Material

Whether you’ve been dating for a month or a year, if things are going well with your girlfriend, she has wondered at least once or twice whether you might be marriage-worthy. While the answer isn’t going to be identical for everyone, there are definitely some must-have traits that a woman looks for when it comes time to dedicate herself to one single man. Here are 10 signs you're husband material.

1. You don't notice other women
The last thing a woman wants is a husband who is always looking in the other direction. Now, this doesn’t mean that you need to literally ignore women. It means that you shouldn’t relate to these women in a way that suggests attraction.

2. You have sensitivity
Women want to marry the type of man who can let down his guard around her and show his soft side; however, this doesn’t mean that she wants you to cry at chick flicks. It means that you're sensitive enough to understand your emotions, acknowledge them, and communicate as much as necessary.

3. You've got your stuff together
You're smart, live on your own, know how to cook, have a steady job, and you're independent both financially and emotionally. While your woman shouldn’t expect you to buy her everything under the sun and pay all of her bills, you should be able to provide for yourself and help her along the way if necessary.

4. You genuinely care about her well-being
You listen and remember when she tells you what makes her happy and go out of your way to accomplish it. You take her views and opinions seriously and are willing to sacrifice for her.

5. You're not commitment phobic
You're not at all hesitant about introducing your woman as your one and only and you have no negative self-beliefs about commitment, love and relationships.

6. You're protective of your woman
You make your woman feel safe, secure, and cared about and your attitude around her is consistent. She knows that deep down if anything were to ever happen to her, you’d be right there to protect her.

7. You practice humility
You are mature enough to admit when you're wrong, apologize and really mean it.

8. You can make her laugh
You're able to see and appreciate the humor in everyday life, which is a great quality in a mate. Mutual laughter is an essential component of a strong and healthy marriage.

9. You've introduced her to your family and friends
You're committed to making sure she feels included in all parts of your life because you are proud of the relationship you have with her. You're not only serious about your relationship-- you want everyone in your life to know you're together.

10. You keep her happy in bed
You consistently please your woman in bed and the intimacy between the two of you is on point.
Interested in the other side of the coin? Check out our article on the Top 10: Signs She'll Make a Good Wife.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

4 Reasons Women Don't Like Mama's Boys

Men who have a good relationship with their mothers tend to be more understanding and respectful toward women. But a man who is always catering to all his mother’s requests can be extremely irritating to women and often in more ways than one. Here are 4 reasons why women don’t like to be with mama’s boys.

1. Mama's boys can't take care of themselves
Mama’s boys are normally useless when it comes to taking care of basic things like laundry, cooking, and cleaning, since they’re used to their mom taking care of those things. Furthermore, women don't like to date men who need to be served and refuse to move out of their mom's basement.

2. No privacy
It can be extremely annoying, not to mention downright embarrassing, when a mama's boy makes the mistake of telling his mother every intimate detail of his relationship with his lady.

3. A mama’s boy can't make his own decisions
A mama’s boy will be so heavily influenced by his mother that he won’t be able to think of his own opinions and ideas unless he runs everything by her. It is a huge turn-off to women when they find that a guy will not make relationship decisions without his mother's approval.

4. They don't want to be second priority
In the case of a mama’s boy, the mother is the number 1 priority in his life. Yes, it is normal and expected that a man will treat his mother on special occasions. But ultimately, every woman in a relationship would like to be top priority in her man's life, and the mama's boy just doesn't make room for this need.

Check out our article on The Top 10 Things Women Hate About Men.

Sunday, June 23, 2013

8 Things Women Hate To Hear

Women love to talk, but when it comes to listening there are a few restrictions that need to be kept in mind. In the dating world, most women have discovered an unfortunate pattern with the majority of men and the asinine phrases they use. If you're seeking not to offend your dates and want to improve your chances with women, avoid the following words and phrases.

1. "Is it that time of the month?"
Just because she's annoyed with you for constantly leaving the toilet seat up or forgetting her birthday does not mean that she is PMSing. So unless she's actually holding a box of tampons in her hand when you ask, don't ask this question.

2. Cheesy pick-up lines
While most guys have the best intentions in mind when using pick-up lines, most women don't like them and the only things you can be assured of using these bad one-offs is making a bad first impression, a slap in the face and a drink on your shirt.

3. "You're really gaining weight!"
A woman's weight is among the most delicate of conversational topics. If she’s put on a few pounds, don’t fool yourself that she doesn’t know that. She doesn’t need you to be a jerk and point it out.

4. Moist
This is the most hated word to the female ear because of the connotation of the word when used to describe her vagina along with its sleazy association with female desire.

5. Panties
Perhaps it derives from the term “panties in a wad” which women find extremely sexist. Or maybe the word “panties” makes women feel like they are being talked to like a little girl. Do not refer to them as her panties--call them lingerie or underwear.

6. Hey [gorgeous, baby, mama, boo, etc...]
Most women do not respond well to strangers who start off by calling them baby, gorgeous, beautiful, sexy, babe, dear, or any other condescending and objectifying terms that so many guys use on their initial contact.

7. "Do you like me?" 
Using this phrase can shut a woman’s attraction switch off permanently. Asking a woman a question like this is the exact opposite of being confident. So don’t ask, just assume she likes you, and go from there.

8. "My ex used to love it when I..."
You basically just admitted that you’re not over your ex, and you’re comparing every woman you meet to her. This is one of the most aggravating things you can do to a date, not to mention being a major turn off.

Interested in the other side of the coin? Check out our article on The Top 10 Things Women Love To Hear.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

5 Texting Mistakes Men Make

Nearly everyone has a cell phone these days and many relationships begin to evolve through the use of text messages. Sadly, the average guy out there doesn't know how to woo a woman over text messaging and ends up making several key errors that kills attraction. Here are 5 mistakes to avoid when you’re texting a girl.

1. Sending dirty texts too early
Getting too sexual over text too early will scare her off and hurt your chances when it comes to setting up a date because you run the risk of her thinking that you are only after one thing: sex.

2. Sending too many texts before getting a reply
Sending multiple texts one after the other without giving the girl a chance to reply to at least one of them only invites trouble. This habit shows that you are too eager and don't have much going on in your life. Give the girl some breathing space.

3. Sending texts that have no value
This is probably the biggest mistake guys make when they text women. Texts like "How's it going" or "What's up" do not make you stand out from all the other guys that are trying to text the same girl you are talking to. They do nothing more than put her on the spot to keep the interaction going and annoy her.

4. Texting first date plans
Never EVER set up a first date via text. Anytime you ask a girl to go out, you want to do it on the phone or in person. A girl deserves to hear your voice when you ask her out and she wants a guy who is willing to risk calling her, not a guy who hides behind a text message.

5. Texting long conversations
Text conversations are NOT the same as the actual conversations. When you insist on pointless chit chat just to keep the texts going, you can actually kill attraction and find yourself placed in the text version of the FRIEND ZONE. Instead, say more with less. Whenever you’re planning to text a girl, keep everything plain and simple. Start with the good stuff and keep it short and sweet.

Monday, March 25, 2013

5 Signs Your Girlfriend Has Been Around

The discussion of past intimate partners can be a topic that is often avoided when starting a new relationship.

Women who are open and free-spirited about their sexuality are among us, and while most men say they want a woman with some experience, they don’t want to feel like she’s got more miles on her then his SUV.

So, if you' re getting the feeling that your new girlfriend has been around, here are 5 signs to look for to determine if the "sweet and innocent" woman you are with used to be the kind of girl guys thought of as a "sure thing."

1. She's unusually savvy in bed
Love-making should be good and you do have women that have developed a marvelous sense of their sexual self from only a couple of partners and/or long-term relationships. However, if you’re with a girl and she does a move that is just too good, that quality for her may have come as a result of having made more than just a few trips around the bases.

2. She personally knows a lot of guys
It's not unusual for a woman to have a guy friend; however, it is not common to be constantly bumping into guys who your girlfriend knows and has obviously been intimate with. For example, the two of you go out and she says to you, “Hey wait, let me say hi to my friend Greg.” Another set of guys walk in. “Those are my friends John, Matt and Todd. I have to go say hi to them.” Another set walks in and she continues to know all the guys.

The guys appear comfortable speaking to both of you, or know her immediately by her name, or even know her but can't recall her name for some reason. Their conversation will be short, awkward and painful to experience. As you leave, the guys will look at you in a way that signals “We’ve already had your girl.” Afterwards your girlfriend will swiftly explain that “they're just old friends” and change the conversation.

3. She makes love as if on auto-pilot 
Have you felt all romantic after a late-night romp with your current girlfriend, but she was left untouched by the experience? If she is too mechanical, the dirty talk is flaccid with phony excitement, she wants to please herself, or please you and then be done with it, or seldom has interest in cuddling or the like, it is a good indication that you are one in a long line and she's had her fair share.

4. She knows a lot about condoms
It's a great thing for women to protect themselves. We're talking about the girls that know just a little too much about condoms and say things like: “That brand has a higher risk of breaking”, or “don’t flush it because condoms clog my toilet.”  

5. She routinely gets tested
An obvious sign that she's been around in the past and has likely been with various partners is that she routinely gets tested for sexually-transmitted diseases.

If you discover that your girlfriend has been around in the past, don't jump to conclusions. Ask her about the relationships, listen carefully to her tales and decide if there is a double standard in regards to the amount of women that you've been with. If she's has had many partners in the past, but loves you, treats you right and wants to engage in a serious relationship, should it really matter?

Check out our article on the 5 Traits of a Great Girlfriend.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

8 Things Women Don't Want To Hear In Bed

While it’s easy to say all the right things in the bedroom, there are also some utterances that will bring the action to a serious halt make a woman put her pants back on--fast. Whether it’s a first-time hookup or long-term relationship, here are just 8 things to never, ever, ever say to a woman in bed.

1. “Who’s your daddy?”
When a woman is getting it on with you,  it's a total turnoff to hear a creepy cliché that instantly makes her think of her dear old dad.

2. Another woman’s name
Yes, she knows you have had intimate moments with other women, but every woman wants to think she is the only one. If you make this huge mistake, be extremely apologetic and be prepared to do whatever it takes to prove to her that she's the most beautiful, intelligent and sexiest woman you have ever met.

3. “Shh! Can you be quiet?”
Do you really want her to quiet down after she's turned up the volume to let you know how good it feels or that you’re just totally blowing her mind?

4. “My ex used to love it when I...”
Talking about your prior sexual encounters is a deal breaker for a lot of of women. She doesn’t need to hear about it, and if you bring it up, she’ll feel threatened and jealous.

5. “We’d better hurry, I have to be out of here by 9:00.”
Telling a woman that you’re in a rush and that you don’t have much time to work with is a major mood-killer. Furthermore, making a such a flippant comment followed by a mad scramble for your boxer shorts is sure to freak women out.   

6.  “Well, that was fun.” 
When a woman sleeps with you for the first time, she can’t help but wonder if she's just another notch on your bedpost. Making deflating comments such as, "thank you," or "that was fun" means that you just had a sexual transaction (a hookup) and not an emotional connection.

7.  “You're almost as good as my last girlfriend.”
Every woman wants to think she is great in bed. Making a statement like this will blow her mind out of control and bring up certain questions, like, “Do you think about her while you are having sex with me?” and “Do you wish you were with her?”

8.  “Do you smell something funny?”
All girls have a distinct odor, and unless she has some sort of infection the smell is probably not a 'bad' smell. Women tend to be very self-conscious about their 'smell' and the only thing you will accomplish by telling her that she stinks is destroy her self esteem.

 Interested on the other side of the coin? Check out our article on The Top 10 Things Women Love To Hear.

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Top 10: Signs Of A Healthy Relationship

Understanding what constitutes healthy relationships can help you make changes that lead to new heights of intimacy, happiness and fulfillment. No relationship is perfect, but here are 10 standard elements that should exist in all healthy relationships.

1. There is mutual respect between partners

A true sign of a good relationship is mutual respect between partners. It means that you respect each others’ individuality and make the most of your differences.

2. You trust each other
Each partner has faith in the other to be emotionally available when needed and you feel a genuine sense of safety and security in the relationship.

3. You appreciate each other

Both of you feel appreciated in the relationship and neither you or your partner feel unappreciated or taken for granted. You praise each other, offer compliments and use creative ways to show you care.

4. You can be honest with each other

In a healthy relationship, both partners display honesty and integrity from the start and maintain it throughout the course of the relationship. This means being honest in everything, and not telling those little white lies that can lead on to bigger, and more defining lies.

5. You support each other

In a healthy relationship, each person is interested in what the other is doing and there is a balance between giving and taking. Both partners are available for each other in a time of need.

6. You can spend quality time apart

In a healthy relationship, you shouldn't feel suffocated or controlled by your partner. Healthy individuals have their own friends, family members, interests and opinions outside the relationship. This also means letting her have a girls' night or her letting you hang out with your friends.

7. You have a good sex life

You're both okay with how often you have sex, how you have sex, where you have sex...and there's mutual participation. Sex is not withheld as a punishment and both partners feel safe enough to express their sexual desires without worrying that their partner will force them to do things they're uncomfortable with.

8. You manage conflict well

Contrary to what some may think, a healthy relationship doesn't mean you're happy 100 percent of the time. In a healthy relationship, you should be able to resolve your differences without blaming or belittling the other person. Instead of just avoiding arguments, healthy couples know how to handle them when they inevitably do come up.

9. There is good communication
If you are in a healthy balanced relationship, you should be able to listen to your partner and be able to support them without letting your own feelings get in the way. Both partners share details of their daily lives to strengthen their emotional bond and spend time together and learn about each other’s thoughts and ideas.

10. You truly feel happy

In a good relationship, both the partners are happy to be with each other and enjoy the relationship. You laugh with your partner and have fun together. You don’t feel like you are pretending, or that you should be someone other than who you are.

Interested on the other side of the coin?
Check out our article on The Top 10 Unhealthy Relationship Signs.