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What I want in a man

What I Want in a Man - Original  List: (age 22)

  1. Handsome
  2. Charming
  3. Financially successful
  4. A caring listener
  5. Witty
  6. In good shape
  7. Dresses with style
  8. Appreciates finer  things
  9. Full of thoughtful surprises

What I Want in a Man -  Revised List (age 32)  

  1. Nice looking
  2. Opens car doors,  holds chairs
  3. Has enough money for a nice dinner
  4. Listens more than talks
  5. Laughs at my jokes
  6. Carries  bags of groceries with ease
  7. Owns at least one tie
  8. Appreciates a good home-cooked meal
  9. Remembers birthdays and  anniversaries 

What I Want in a Man,  Revised List (age 42)

  1. Not too ugly
  2. Doesn't drive off until I'm in the car
  3. Works  steady - splurges on dinner out occasionally
  4. Nods head  when I'm talking
  5. Usually remembers punch lines 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 champagne with screw-top lids
  9. Remembers to put the toilet seat down
  10. Shaves  most weekends

What I Want in  a Man, Revised List (age 52)

  1. Keeps hair in nose and ears trimmed
  2. Doesn't belch or scratch in public
  3. Can tow a Caravan
  4. Can cook a BBQ
  5. Doesn't re-tell the same  joke too many times
  6. Appreciates a good TV dinner
  7. Helps with the housework 

What I Want in a Man,  Revised List (age 62)

  1. Doesn't scare small children
  2. Remembers where I have put things
  3. Can still tow a van without causing chaos on the road
  4. Only snores lightly when asleep
  5. Remembers why he's laughing
  6. Is in good enough  shape to stand up by himself
  7. Usually wears some  clothes
  8. Doesn't notice my facial hair and wrinkles
  9. Remembers  where he left his teeth
  10. Stops trying to tell jokes

What I Want in a Man,  Revised List (age 72)

  1. Breathing.
  2. Doesn't miss the toilet.
  3. Remembers where we both live.

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