50 Things Girls Like About Guys
1. We love a funny guy.
We're not expecting a comedian. But we do expect you to keep it light-hearted and to make a few jokes now and then (even if those jokes aren't yours!) It also helps if you think our jokes are funny too.
2. You gotta smell good.
Don't dose yourself in cologne, however. A little deodorant and soap goes a long way. Even the simple smell of your fresh laundry can be intoxicating.
3. You have to look clean.
Pull those pants up. Clean your face and comb your hair. We're not asking for much here.
4. We prefer natural over bulky.
It's a myth that we like guys with huge muscles. In fact, it's a turn off when you can't even lift your arms because they're so bulky and bulging. We like guys with all types of body figures, but athletic and toned is the popular preference.
5. When you can't keep your hands off us.
We love the attention. There's no better feeling than feeling wanted.
6. When you smile.
It doesn't even have to be at us (although smiling at us makes us swoon). Just smiling at a stranger or your mom warms our hearts. So keep on showing those pearly whites!
7. We like loyal guys (no player zone).
This goes without saying, but playing games to stroke your ego turns us off. You'll end up in a lot of drama if you go down this route.
8. Boys with style.
It doesn't matter what your style is, each girl has a own preference, but you gotta look like you at least put some effort into your image. Don't just throw on dad jeans, running sneakers, and a worn-out hoodie.
9. When you share your feelings.
Girls love a guy who shows his sensitive side. It shows us you're more than just your looks.
10. When you make a small gesture, like opening the door for us or offering your jacket.
Flash alert: Chivalry is not dead. And NO, it's not a double standard. Be a gentleman and you'll win major brownie points.
11. When you text us back (or just text us, in general).
We love this small gesture because it shows us you're thinking about us. This doesn't mean sending a long romantic love ode (in fact, don't do that). Sending us a "hey, what are you doing" or a funny video or meme saying how you think we might like it is all we need.
12. When you show you're thinking of us.
You don't have to buy big, expensive gifts for us. We like it when you get us a bag of our favorite candy or send us a song that reminds you of us.
13. When you're tall(er than us).
Cliche, but still true for most girls. This doesn't mean that if you're on the shorter side, you don't have a chance. Be super confident and suave, and suddenly, height is irrelevant.
14. You have a positive attitude.
Us girls freak out a lot! And we need a confident guy who can keep a positive attitude to calm our nerves and assuage our fears.
15. Talent. Sports, music, fixing cars, we love them all!
If you do you do anything other than playing video games, then you're potential. Talent is super sexy. We're not even expecting pro level. Just pick up a hobby and show that you're passionate about it.
16. We love a guy who listens. Truly listens.
When we're having a bad day, we want you to empathize with us and understand where we're coming from. Show us that you're on our side. You don't need to say much. We like you to listen and say things like "I'm sorry" or "that sucks."
17. If you love animals, you're a keeper!
If you don't love cuddly animals, you have no soul. JIK! But a guy that has a soft spot of animals has a sensitive side, and we like that.
18. When you give us a cute nickname.
This is cheesy, but it shows an intimate affection that doesn't exist between just friends. The nickname can be something common like "babe" or something more unique like these cute pet names.
19. You're genuine and honest.
Don't try to pretend to be cooler or tougher. We can see right through it. And it's a huge turn-off.
20. Confident guys are sexy.
Be secure in who you are. This kind of goes with the last tip. Don't try to be someone you're not and also don't be so shy that we find you approachable. Smile and be yourself.
21. Goal-driven. We want to hear your plans for your life.
If you can't see yourself doing anything in your future besides playing video games, you're boring. We like guys that are motivated and have dreams. It makes you exciting.
22. We like guys who care about others.
This can be your mom, your sister, your little brother, or your dog. We like guys who are caring and unselfish and giving towards others around them.
23. You should be generous.
We hate guys who are stingy! We're not asking that you blow cash whenever we go out, but please offer to pay for us. It's gentlemanly. Never expect a girl to pay...or even worse, ask her to pay!
24. When you ask us how our day went.
We love it when you take interest in our lives and want to know what's going on. Asking us how our day went shows that you really care.
25. A guy who likes more than just looks.
There's nothing we hate more than superficial guys. Look beyond clothes, money, and spray tans and appreciate something deeper please!
26. When you keep your promises.
Society has us believing that guys are fickle players who are not committed to even their own word. When you prove society wrong, it comes as a sweet surprise, and we totally adore it.
27. Guys who are laid-back and go with the flow.
Don't be a wet blanket. We're still young. Don't overthink or over-analyze a situation. Be laid-back, open, generous, and forgiving.
28. Confident in bed.
We like guys who can give or take directions. Follow our cues. Don't be afraid to try new things, but listen to our signals. If she doesn't want to go forward, switch to something else.
29. When we catch you randomly looking at us.
This is incredibly sexy. Catching you glancing at us is the BIGGEST compliment we can get from a guy, and it makes us want you more!
30. When you compliment us.
Even if we deny liking compliments, deep down, we love them! It shows you notice.
31. When you explain sports to us.
We love it when you take the time to explain to us your favorite hobby. It shows us you're really passionate about something you love, and it's a great way for us to learn about your favorite pastime.
32. When you pause/quit your video game to spend time with us.
We know how important your games are, so if you do this, we know it's a big sacrifice and we really appreciate it.
33. When you kiss our forehead.
A sweet gesture that never gets old. This signals you really care for us.
34. When you tell us you miss us.
We like to know you think about us and that our presence is important to you. Let us know via text or phone call that you miss us. It makes us warm and fuzzy inside.
35. When you offer a massage.
If you're already intimate with a girl, offering to massage her is a very cute and pleasurable act. She'll love the attention she gets from you, and the way her strong hands feel on her soft back.
36. When you take us shopping (or let us take you shopping).
We love getting dressed for you or dressing you up. It's a great way to learn about each other's taste and it's a huge hobby of ours. If we can watch a sports game with you, do us a solid and go shopping with us once in awhile.
37. When you indulge our fantasies.
It's very vulnerable to tell someone about your fantasies, so if we tell you, indulge us...but make sure that you're comfortable with it too.
38. When you tell us about your childhood.
We like to know the real you, and hearing about your childhood is a great way to learn about your background and the things that matter most to you.
39. When you tell her she's your best friend.
It feels awesome to know we can have fun doing everything together and that we share hobbies and inside jokes.
40. When you say you want to meet her family.
This shows serious commitment and care. It shows that you care about the people around us because you care about us as a whole person and not just as a prop or a symbol status.
41. Leave her notes or send her a random text.
Getting a random note in our locker or a waking up to a random good morning text really brightens up our day. If a guy can go above and beyond to show a girl that he is thinking of her, it will melt her heart.
42. Tell her how beautiful she is when she's not wearing makeup.
If you can appreciate our natural beauty, then you are a keeper. Let us know how beautiful we are in our natural state. It's a huge compliment.
43. When you pick up lady products for us.
Nothing is braver than picking up these items for us. We will repay you 1000 times over.
44. When you pick us over your friends.
We don't expect this all the time and we won't ask you to spend every living minute with us. But if there comes a situation when we need you and you're willing to ditch your friends to spend that time with us, it's seriously heart-warming.
45. When you let us hang out with your friends.
Letting us hang with the guys proves that you are not ashamed of us—in fact, you're proud of us enough to think we can handle getting along with your friends and that they will like us back.
46. When you wear a suit.
Girls love guys in suits the same way guys love girls in dresses. Any guy that can clean up nice in a suit has our attention.
47. When you stretch and we can peek a bit of your lower abs and biceps.
If you catch us glancing at you while you stretch, it's because we like the raw sexiness of your muscles peeking through your shirt.
48. When you watch her favorite movie with her.
Yes, we know that you might not like The Notebook or Clueless, but we love that you watch it with us anyway because it shows that you care about the little things. Plus, any guy that will sit through a sappy movie as an excuse to spend time with his girl is a guy that really adores her.
49. When you're intelligent.
Brainiacs are sexy! We want more than just your body. Tell us what you like to read. Wow us with intelligent facts. Talk to us about the news. Notice when there are 49 ingredients and the label says 50. A conversation should have two people. Don't be a rock.