The 12 Characteristics of Real Men (2022)

In 2011, I wrote an article with a similar title. The focus; to define characteristics that true men possess so as to have something to work toward in my own life, and by putting it on the interwebz, possibly give another group of fellas that same archetype to work toward.

The 12 Characteristics of Real Men (1)While lists like this, where we aim to define what may be undefinable, can be silly and fruitless, there are real problems surrounding masculinity. Since the Second World War when many of our Greatest Generation went off to battle and came back as hardened men, we haven’t had male initiation rites, at least not in the West, where a boy doesn’t know specifically when he’s become a man.

Childhood, actually, is extended. We go to school after we’ve graduated from another form of school and we’re not completely asked to grow up until we’re in our late twenties, and even then, “men” can go on acting as though they’re boys, bucking responsibilities and the pride that men once carried around in order to further extend their childhood well into their thirties and sometimes beyond.

Men don’t know when they’ve become men, and the masculine values that were once widespread have also come under attack, largely in the name of an eschewed fairness and political correctness that men have, by-in-large, just gone along with. The results are interesting…

The men that built our cities are no longer being produced. The men that defended our nations, while they still exist, are fewer. Men that were once leaders in communities are afraid to lead, to speak up, and to act like men. We’re being feminized from our hormones to our hearts, and articles like this help define those things that men once again need to possess, those characteristics that society once again needs to possess and appreciate or the structures, both literal and metaphorical, that were built by men, and the cities that were defended by good men against bad men, will surely once again fall.

We’re not doomed. This emasculation of men isn’t to say that men are no longer men, but the realities are there. Men are producing less testosterone, so the emasculation isn’t purely a matter of morals and values as it extends to the biological. Men can’t be men, because to be a man, in some ways, is to be assertive and strong and to lead with clarity, and some think that this hardheartedness is archaic and often unfair.

With all of that, we have the opportunity to stand up, improve, and make the life we want to make like never before. Like never before in the history of this planet has our outcome in life been more in our hands. Birth-rite no longer dictates where we’ll end, only where we’ll begin, and a man with this much power must seize it if he’s going to be and feel like the man his spirit calls him to become.

And so, a list of characteristics of a real men.

Take them to heart. Know that you need not possess them all, but as many as you’re capable of possessing. And yes, this list will be politically incorrect and possibly even unpopular, but it will be fact, not a subjective opinion will show its face. If you dare to defy these 100% truths, please do so in the comments section at the risk of looking like a fool.

1. Physical strength.

Right off the bat coming with maybe the most brutish, Neanderthalic characteristic that a man can have has to mean this list is going to hell in a hand-basket where men are the mindless high school jocks that claim to bealphas only to hide the insecurities that feed their every action. Right?

Incorrect. Men need strength, physical strength, because it’s long been that thing that separates men from their opposite, the feminine. (Read this: The Alpha Male Guide to Strength)

Men and women have two very different dominant hormones in their body. Women have much higher estrogen levels than men and it aids their emotional intelligence (complete opinion and the only thing that won’t be fact in this article), their ability to have kids, and it increases the amount of body fat they carry. In comparison, men have much higher testosterone levels than women do.

This, in the simplest explanation of what testosterone does, makes our bones denser, stronger, and our skeletal muscle more abundant and stronger, and our fat cells fewer.

Yes, men are typically stronger than women, and if this is a means to identify a man vs a woman – and although there are very strong women and very weak men – then that thing that brings them further away from the feminine, testosterone and strength, then it must be counted on this list.

For millennia men were one of two things, warriors and hunters, or both. Our strength meant that this was our role in society, in our tribes, and before the feminists (men included) start screaming bloody murder, this is no disrespect towards women, because stronger doesn’t meanbetter.

Stronger means better at fighting, unless the weaker possesses greater skill. It means a greater capacity for physical power, speed, and athleticism, though that capacity isn’t always acted upon. Stronger doesn’t mean better and stronger doesn’t mean men are better, it’s just biology. Thus, where the masculine differs from the feminine, we must include it in this list, and we must include it first.

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So, man up, take care of your body, and get stronger. It’s a part of reaching your potential, though your potential can’t be relegated to the physical, your potential is in part physical, and emotional and spiritual and mental.

2. Grit.

Physical strength, though it’s a valid characteristic of a real man, isn’t as important as it once was. Grit, however, is and always will separate men from boys.

Grit opposes what society has become and therefor fits perfectly with manliness as it too opposes much of what society as become. Grit is perseverance and passion for long-term goals. Everything about our modern society screams immediate gratification.

We buy what we don’t want, to impress people who we shouldn’t care about impressing. We quit jobs because of an “unfair” promotion or because we feel as though we’re not being appreciated. We whine and complain and wish we had someone else’s life so we buy something, a treat, a trip, a gadget, because in some distorted sense of accomplishment, we feel as though we deserve to be spoiled.

Grit is persistence through the trials and tribulations that life throws at us, and that grand goals especially throw our way, without complaining or quitting or wishing things weren’t as they are because the gritty know that things are the way they are and all that can be done is the best with what we have.

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A real man possesses grit. You cannot call yourself a man if grit isn’t in your list of characteristics because those who aren’t gritty can’t be depended on, they can’t be trusted to do what’s necessary and best for more than just the individual. (Read this: How to Be a Man of True Grit)

You may not have it in spades and you may be developing it for a lifetime, but the only way you develop it is by persisting, evolving, adapting, learning from your failures and failing to call it quits.

Practice delayed gratification if you want to incur grit. Practice hard work and the ignorance of “realistic goals”. Practice audacity and practice faith. Practice being a man by being gritty.

3. Clarity of the bigger picture, the greater good.

Men, real men, leaders even, must do what’s best in the long term even though that may mean pain in the short term. He must understand the sacrifices that success requires, the discipline that it asks of a man, of men and women, and he must have the guts to ask that of others as well.

A man can’t allow his desire to help at every opportunity to cloud his judgement for the best way to help the most people. He can’t lose sight of his desire to help his son grow into a man by his desire to keep him safe.

A man understands the values of life’s hardship for each individual. He understands how they strengthen us and he’s able to remove himself from his emotions, and those emotions are real and present, able to see the big picture in the process.

4. Gameness.

If everything that we have now, the technology, the computers, the innovations and automobiles, heck, even the central heating, were taken away and we were thrown back to a time where our physical and mental prowess was tested daily on the hunt or in battle, gameness would be one of the most important qualities of men.

Gameness, today, is often even frowned upon, unless you’re with a group of men who are acting as men do and always have. You can be a strong pussy, a brawny coward. It’s gameness, the ability or the balls to do what others would only send others to do, to fight without a second thought, to come to the aide of a friend or even a stranger even though you put yourself in harm’s way, that was vital to our species’ evolution.

Without game men we wouldn’t eat the delicious man-foods that PETA now wants to outlaw – PETA, those misguided son’s of bitches who spend more time trying to turn men into vegans and less time focusing on fighting the nation that funds poaching all over the world (China), need to re-assess their priorities…

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…I guess I’ll save that for another article.

Gameness, grit, courage, they can be one in the same, but gameness is the little guy, the David standing and fighting Goliath, that can turn the tides of history and shape society. (Try this: How to Find Courage)

Today, while gameness still needs to be a characteristic of a man as I don’t understand how a man can have best friends who won’t stand with him and fight, it can show itself in many ways. There is the obvious, the physical, but there’s gameness to fight odds or chase the audacious goals that most shy away from because of the risk, the time and effort involved in taking on such a feat.

Gameness was just important as strength or physical ability when we hunted and killed for our survival, and though innovation and change may have altered its importance in the present, everything we now know as reality isn’t real. The cars and the heating and the technology can be taken away, it’s who we are when it’s taken away that matters most.

Don’t live like you can depend on others or other things. Live the self-reliant life that makes you a man, and live with a the gameness of a wolverine.

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5. Discipline.

Discipline is something a real man must possess, and the more he possesses it, the likelier it is that he’s better, more accomplished, happy, and stronger, but it doesn’t have to be his life.

Discipline is maybe the most important characteristic a human can have. It’s that thing that allows us to create our dreams, visions, and accomplish those audacious goals we’re all hopefully setting our sights on. Without it, we can’t have the happiness nor the value as humans that we crave in this lifetime, but there are real men that we all know that, while they have discipline, they also have another side, a side that can party with the best of them, fight with the best of them, and while discipline may be a big part of their lives, that aspect of them that loses discipline and caution and throws it to the wind is just as much a part of them, as men, as the disciplined side that helps them accomplish what they want within the confines of society.

A real man needs discipline, it’s the path to improvement, along with grit. But for many of us there’s a wild side that shouldn’t be tempered at all costs, but rather fed and freed, and that can often times come at odds with that discipline that helps us evolve.

6. Ambition.

Ambition is one of those defining qualities of great men, strong men, that weak men envy and laud as evil and selfish. Without ambition a man can’t reach his potential; with it, there’s nothing that can stop him so long as he holds a few of the other characteristics on this list like discipline and grit and gameness.

Ambition is vital to a man. It’s how he sees what he’s capable of while he’s here. It’s how he inches closer to his potential. It’s with ambition that he heeds the callings of his soul, his deepest, most profound and true desires in this lifetime, those things that, in their pursuit, make him feel alive.

Ambition is life-giving. To follow one’s ambition is to put the pieces of the puzzle together as to why you’re here and what you’re here for. It’s the inner voice, your soul, your spirit, the Self, calling you to face the weakness within you, defeat it, and become the man you’re capable of becoming. (Read this: The Beauty of Ambition)

Yes, ambition is a vital characteristic of a man, even if that ambition is the simple desire to reach his potential. It may not be within the confines of business or conquering the world, a man’s ambition can reside in the honorable and just desire to be the best he can be at whatever path he’s chosen.

7. Honor.

The 12 Characteristics of Real Men (3)It’s unlikely, but up to this point, an insidious, conniving man could possess each of the characteristics mentioned, which makes honor that thing, that fleeting virtue that sets real men from men who don’t have the makings of real men, apart.

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If you think masculinity is on the decline in the virtuous sense, not just biologically, then honor must be at the top of your list because of all the characteristics, there may not be another in such short supply in our modern society. We aim for ease, and ease includes taking the easiest possible route to the destination of our choice.

Rarely do men of today stand up and take responsibility. Rarely do they honor women, treating them merely as numbers in a game. Men look for help and hand outs rather than creating the lives they want while standing on their own two feet.

To honor yourself and others is to respect your power, to respect others, to defend those who can’t and to do it all while taking steps forward every day, never relenting on the path you’ve chosen.

8. Pride.

Pride can get a man in trouble, but it will also prevent him from complaining. It will halt him from wishing his life were different or that he had what his friend or foe has. Pride is something a man must take in the work he does, no matter what that work may be. It’s pride in who he is and what he’s capable of that will help a man persist, even as the world and those around him fail to see his prowess.

Some will highlight pride as a negative, which it can be, but it’s also a vital, integral part of what makes a man be good at being a man and a good man, a successful man, a man who doesn’t waste his talents. Take pride not only in who you are, but in who you can be, the potential you have and the abilities you can possess if you’d only work to perfect them.

Pride may come before the fall, but it also creates the rise.

9. Humility.

If you want to improve, to become better, you must think you’re worse than you actually are.

A pal of mine, John Romaniello, (follow him at @JohnRomaniello) had a wonderful Tweet that highlights this point better than any words I can come up with…

To prevent stagnation and fulfill potential, it’s better to erroneously believe yourself to be less than you are, rather than more.

We aim to create confidence out of nothing, out of wishes and dreams, lacking the real, tangible evidence that it requires. Humility is that thing that will keep you hungry, and a man that loses his hunger, loses.

If you want to fulfill your potential, if you want to realize your dreams and see the fruition of your ambitions, believe yourself to be less than you are, rather than more.

Like most things on this list, this bucks the trends of a society that wants to move away from a true meritocracy and make everyone feel as though they’re equal. Equality, of course, is a myth. And as soon as you realize that you aren’t as good as you thought you were you open yourself up to the necessity of work and improvement. You also open yourself up to accepting help, and though a man must stand on his own two feet, rises to success are rarely solitary endeavors, if ever.

Humility is the quality that will keep your ascension constant. It’s the characteristic that will prevent a sense of entitlement, a sense that you deserve something you don’t yet have.

The reality of life is that we are where we deserve to be, no matter how unfair that may sound, and humility brings this fact to the present and allows us to constantly improve and proven that we aren’t relegated to where we once were.

10. A distaste for complaint.

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The old archetypes of “steadfast masculinity” were as such and still fit our ideal for a masculine figure because the act of complaining is incredibly infantile and un-masculine. It isn’t a feminist trait,it just isn’t a masculine one. The man, the real man, does what he must do for the greater good and he doesn’t complain about where he is in life.

He doesn’t envy. He doesn’t whine. He doesn’t wish. He does, he acts, he hustles.

This is also why so many men have such a distaste for someone who complains. We see the fruitlessness in it. We see the pointlessness of it. Many of us were raised by men and women who told us not to complain, repeatedly, but recent generations clearly didn’t get the message.

Men not only don’t complain, ever, they see how complaining brings about whatever negative image you’re portraying.

If you complain about where you are, you will hate where you are, and yet, where you are is always where you’re meant to be at a given moment and all that a man can do is make the best of it. That’s who he is, what he’s here to do; to make the best of things that others complain about.

11. A wild heart.

Now we’re getting to the heart of masculinity, which is a wild one. Men have been hunters and warriors far longer than we’ve been accountants and CEOs, and we will once again return to our warrior ways if the comforts we now know become things of the past if the movies we watch become reality (think Mad Max and Book of Eli).

Thus, the heart of a man isn’t the tamed, tempered soul that’s crushed daily in grade school or high school or the work force. A man is a badass. We’re explorers and conquerors and defenders, and to be a “real man”, if there is such a thing, this wild, untamed heart can’t be completely crushed.

Men like action movies. We like good guys vs bad guys in epic, violent battles. We love this stuff so dearly because it’s what we crave; action and danger and adventure. (Read this: A Man Is Wild At Heart)

To have a list about the characteristics of real men and not speak to the heart of a man would be a disservice.

12. An appreciation for pain and failure.

Not only are men tough, that is, they can push through pain without complaint, but to be a man, a successful man, a man that offers any value to society, you must also have a keen understanding of just how valuable pain and failure and persistence are.

It’s in failure and in the pursuit of an arduous and audacious goal that we are able to test our mettle, to define our grit and our toughness. Without failure, we’ll never know if we can persist, and without failure, we’ll never discover the wrong path all-the-while highlighting the right path.

Men, above all else, are imperfect beings and to be aware of the benefits of pain and failure is to understand the lifelong process that is growth. Where you are now can’t be where you end up. Who you are now cannot be who you are when you die.

You need to improve, to grow, to accomplish more and do more and never rest on your laurels.

Masculinity is being a protector and a provider. To do either or both you have to stay the course, to keep trudging along the difficult road that many walk, and you must do it without expecting reward, and without complaint.

Men want glory, maybe more than anything else, but it’s this pursuit of glory without seeking the affirmation or the awards that sets real men apart from fame-seeking whores that dominate a society more concerned with image than substance.

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If you take these characteristics to heart and develop them, nothing can hold you back because the weakness within you, within all of us, will ultimately be defeated.

You are a warrior, a hunter, a provider and protector. Man up!

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FAQs

What are the characteristics of a real man? ›

  • He is a leader.
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  • He works toward worthwhile goals.
  • He stays calms in the face of conflict.
  • He takes proper care of his partners.
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What are 5 characteristics of a man? ›

  • He's smart. ...
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6 Sept 2022

What is the most important quality in a man? ›

1. He's Respectful To Everyone. One of the most important qualities a man can have is showing respect for others. A perfect man shows respect towards everyone, regardless of whether he knows them or not.

What is the biblical definition of a real man? ›

The Bible presents man in the proper context of the Creator/creature relationship. Man is created and sustained by God. Gen. 1:27, Acts 17:25,28. Man is a person and is therefore capable of making moral choices.

How does a real man treat a woman? ›

A real man loves and respects his woman for who she is.

He's aware that as beautiful as her body is now, physical beauty fades. He therefore focuses his love and attention on her true beauty, which is found within her sensibilities and personality. He treats her like a lady, with dignity and respect.

What qualities do men value? ›

The 11 Qualities Men Love Most
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  • Honesty. Real men respect an honest woman. ...
  • Empathy. ...
  • Acceptance. ...
  • Trustworthy. ...
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  • Supportive.
28 Oct 2020

What makes a guy a man? ›

The first thing that makes a boy a man is to take responsibility for his life. To do this, he has to take responsibility for micro life choices. He has to figure out what he wants for his relationships, career and life. This is much easier said than done.

What a woman expects from a man? ›

Women desire a man who is honorable, fair, and ethical. In terms of relationships, having integrity can help strengthen the bond a man has with a woman, as his moral principles will guide his behavior and help him to be the best partner that he can be.

What makes a man a good partner? ›

A real man always makes his partner feel safe, both physically or emotionally. Because men should naturally feel protective over women. A study published in the Physiology & Behavior journal shows that male's testosterone makes them feel protective over their mate's safety and wellbeing.

What makes a good man in a relationship? ›

Many will agree that a good man is committed to his relationship and partner. A good man regards and respects his partner even in disputes. He understands that relationships demand love, patience, commitment, and endurance. One of the signs you have a good man is when you see him as your safe place.

Who are the real men of God? ›

The man who chastised the Priest Eli (1 Samuel 2:27) whom Sifre identifies as Samuel's father Elkanah (Sifre to Deuteronomy 342:4) Samuel (1 Samuel 9:6, 7, 8, 10) David (Nehemiah 12:24, 36; 2 Chronicles 8:14) Shemaiah (1 Kings 12:22; 2 Chronicles 11:2)

What are the characteristics of a godly man? ›

Here are some characteristics of a godly man:
  • He Keeps His Heart Pure. Oh, those stupid temptations! ...
  • He Keeps His Mind Sharp. A Godly man desires to be wise so he can make good choices. ...
  • He Has Integrity. A Godly man is one that puts an emphasis on his own integrity. ...
  • He Works Hard. ...
  • He Devotes Himself to God. ...
  • He Never Gives Up.
25 Jun 2019

What is the full meaning of man? ›

1 : an adult male human being. 2 : a human being : person. 3 : the human race : mankind. 4 : husband entry 1 I now pronounce you man and wife. 5 : an adult male servant or employee.

What 3 things a man needs in a relationship? ›

According to Steve Harvey, if you provide a man with these three things in a relationship, he won't leave: support, loyalty, and intimacy. Harvey says that men may hide behind their macho demeanors, but in the end they just want to feel special.

What a real man wants in a woman? ›

Men want a woman who is thoughtful, loving, caring, trustworthy, kind, and loyal. She's that kind of woman who radiates warmth from her heart and men will want to be with her.

What a man does when he loves a woman? ›

The six things most men do only when they truly love a woman:
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  2. He sees the beauty in you everyday. ...
  3. He makes sacrifices for your happiness. ...
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8 Feb 2022

What makes a high quality man? ›

He is reliable, trustworthy, you can count on him, and you know that when he says something, he means it. This is only something that can be proven over time as he shows you that he is consistent and genuine. Keeping someone's word once or twice, or only when things are going well, is something that anyone can do.

What makes a man want to marry you? ›

Sociologists researched traits that men tend to want their potential wife to have. These preferences include: Mutual attraction and love. Passion and friendship.

What makes a man great? ›

Personality traits: Sense of humor, intelligence, passion (not the sexual kind, but an active enthusiasm in a pursuit), confidence, generosity. Practical skills: Listening (53 percent), romancing, being good in bed, cooking and cleaning, earning potential.

What does it take to be a real man? ›

A real man is passionate about something, and he lets that passion drive his goals. He isn't content to just sit and wait for things to happen to him. A real man sets goals for himself and does everything he can to realize them.

What is an ideal man? ›

In the US, the ideal man is infused by a sense of righteous purpose which can be recognised through the American Constitution, the central importance of law and freedom, the civil rights movement and so on: he is a man on a mission who deals honestly; he is ready to act and accept the consequences.

What makes a woman fall deeply in love with a man? ›

They desire a sincere, family-oriented, honest, trustworthy, and respectful man. A woman often looks for a man who will treat her with love, care, and respect without drama. Hence, if you want your crush to fall in love, show your best personality to her.

What every woman needs from a man? ›

Traits of Relational Sensitivity
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  • Friendship between men and women is also desired. ...
  • Emotional maturity is essential. ...
  • Being supportive of the women in your life can do a world of good.
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What do girl find attractive in guys? ›

Here's what girls find attractive:
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  • He Laughs Out Loud and Has a Sense of Humor. ...
  • Sure of His Word. ...
  • Comfortable Around Friends and Her.

What makes a woman happy in a relationship? ›

Surprisingly, researchers said they found that activities, such as sex, socializing, eating, exercising, and watching TV have a much bigger impact on women's happiness on a daily basis than general circumstances, such as income, religion, or marital status.

How should a man treat a woman he loves? ›

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  2. Be thoughtful and sensitive. ...
  3. Compliment her. ...
  4. Listen and Communicate. ...
  5. Respect.
8 Apr 2019

What kind of man is good for marriage? ›

He's thoughtful and romantic

A man who is thoughtful is a keeper. He should show you he's considerate by doing things just to put a smile on your face. He knows it's the little things that count. He does anything he can to make you feel special.

How do you tell if he's a good man? ›

The definitive signs you have found a good man (and you should hold on to him).
  1. He never lets you forget how much he loves you.
  2. He always supports you.
  3. He inspires you.
  4. He works to gain your trust.
  5. He always makes you feel beautiful.
  6. He makes you feel safe.
  7. He does the little things.
  8. He never crosses the line.
21 Jan 2022

What do men want in a relationship? ›

Men want love as badly as women do. They just might not always be as obvious about it. But generally, they want the same thing: friendship, companionship, chemistry.

What qualities do men value? ›

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  • I'm An Expert On Men, Not Women. It seems like everybody is giving out dating and relationship advice these days. ...
  • Honesty. Real men respect an honest woman. ...
  • Empathy. ...
  • Acceptance. ...
  • Trustworthy. ...
  • Goal Driven. ...
  • Homemaker. ...
  • Supportive.
28 Oct 2020

What makes a man worth? ›

A high value man knows his worth and isn't afraid to show it. He is confident in himself and his abilities, which is attractive to women. He is also reliable and consistent, which means he won't let you down when you need him. Lastly, he respects women and treats them with kindness and respect.

What are the qualities of a real woman? ›

17 Qualities of a Good Woman
  • Honest and Trustworthy. Trust is critical to a healthy relationship, so this one shouldn't come as a surprise. ...
  • Authentic or Genuine. ...
  • Independent and Self-Reliant. ...
  • Intelligent and Curious. ...
  • Self-Confident. ...
  • Supportive. ...
  • Empathetic. ...
  • Compassionate and Forgiving.
6 Dec 2021

How should a man treat a woman he loves? ›

A Dummies Guide For Men Who Don't Know How To Treat A Woman
  1. Treat her like a human being “with a touch of extra” ...
  2. Be thoughtful and sensitive. ...
  3. Compliment her. ...
  4. Listen and Communicate. ...
  5. Respect.
8 Apr 2019

What a woman expects from a man? ›

Women desire a man who is honorable, fair, and ethical. In terms of relationships, having integrity can help strengthen the bond a man has with a woman, as his moral principles will guide his behavior and help him to be the best partner that he can be.

What makes a high quality man? ›

He is reliable, trustworthy, you can count on him, and you know that when he says something, he means it. This is only something that can be proven over time as he shows you that he is consistent and genuine. Keeping someone's word once or twice, or only when things are going well, is something that anyone can do.

What type of woman do high-value men want? ›

Men generally notice confidence and charisma when they meet a woman, which are qualities that help them know she is worth their time. Be able to spend time on your own: High-value men may often be off doing their own thing, whether working on their own business, career or personal life.

What is a low value woman? ›

If you are with a low-value woman, she doesn't have an option or choice. She likes whatever you like and doesn't have a passion for anything. She eats junk. She does not exercise or make an effort to improve her physical and mental well-being. She is not driven, motivated, and career-minded.

How can you tell a high quality woman? ›

9 traits of a QUALITY woman
  • She's her own best friend. ...
  • She celebrates another woman's triumphs. ...
  • She loves people for who they are NOW. ...
  • But she doesn't let them settle with mediocrity. ...
  • She never stops learning. ...
  • She forgives herself. ...
  • She says thank you. ...
  • She watches out for the lonely.
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What makes a woman unforgettable to a man? ›

What makes a woman memorable to a man is the appreciation she shows her guy for putting effort into making him happy or towards achieving something. She treats her man the way she would wish to be treated. There is no perfect relationship, but an effort must be put to improve it.

What's the most attractive quality in a woman? ›

According to science, men find women more attractive when they are smart, intelligent, caring, confident, have a good sense of humor, kind, independent, and supportive. Although these qualities may generally apply, what one man may find the most attractive may differ from another.

What personality do guys find attractive? ›

While men do like women to depend on them for certain things, studies have shown that men find attractive women that are independent, self-supportive, and not needy. They might like you to ask them for their help, but being needy turns them off.

How a gentleman treats a lady? ›

Gentleman always supports her, A gentleman never forced her or tries to dominate her, a gentleman always encourage her for her ambition and dreams, Gentleman understands that women are as strong as them and They will never have any problem standing behind their partner when support is required, Gentleman never ...

What are women's needs in a relationship? ›

Traits of Relational Sensitivity

Women need men to show kindness, patience, understanding, empathy, and compassion. Regardless of the type of relationship, men and women should be considerate of each other's feelings.

What does a man need to do for a woman? ›

10 Things Real Men Should Be Doing For Women
  • Holding the Door. This is a common act of courtesy that doesn't need to be reserved just for women. ...
  • Carrying Heavy Objects. ...
  • Walking on the Outside of the Sidewalk. ...
  • Giving Her Your Coat. ...
  • Giving up Your Seat. ...
  • Bringing Flowers. ...
  • Speaking Respectfully. ...
  • Calling instead of Texting.
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