You and he share similar core values and relationship goals. If you're looking for a serious relationship with him, he should be seeking the same with you. If you want to have kids someday, he should want to have them too. If spending time with family is important to you, he should be family-oriented as well. While differences are inevitable in any relationship, it's crucial that you and your partner be aligned on what's really important to you. Otherwise, you're setting the stage for a great deal of conflict down the road.
2. He's easy to talk to
You're able to communicate openly and honestly with him about your needs, feelings, and desires. You feel as though you could talk to him about anything and everything. He really "gets" you and understands you (and vice-versa).
3. You and he share a strong physical AND emotional connection
You're both physically attracted to each other. There is definitely no shortage of chemistry and passion when you’re together! At the same time, you and he also share a strong emotional bond. You’re both comfortable expressing your innermost needs, feelings, and desires with no fear of being rejected or ridiculed. You’re committed to learning and growing together, both as a couple and as individuals. You and he enjoy trying new things and sharing new experiences. You inspire him to pursue his goals and dreams and he inspires you to do the same. Regardless of whether you succeed or fail, you always have each other’s backs.
4. His actions match his words
When he says he'll call you at 8PM on Tuesday night, he actually calls. When he tells you he cares about you, he demonstrates it by treating you with kindness and respect. When he says he's looking for a serious relationship, he takes things slow and spends time getting to know you rather than rushing to get into your pants.
5. You feel great when you're around him
Whenever you're with him, you feel relaxed and at ease in his presence. You're comfortable being yourself around him. He accepts, admires, and appreciates you for who you are.
If all 5 of these factors are present in your relationship, then you've got yourself a keeper! But if not, you may want to think twice about whether you want to keep dating someone who doesn't make you feel comfortable, happy, and secure in your relationship with him. Because let's be honest, ladies, you deserve much better than that!
I'd love to know how this article has impacted you. When you look back on your past relationships, were any of these 5 factors not present? Please share your thoughts with me below.