In the previous informal poll here at Polka-Dotted Sky (see below), some of the guys asserted their descriptions of what women are looking for in a husband or like about the husbands they have now. What do you think? Read their comments. Do you agree? What would you add?
If you're single, what are you looking for in a man? Now, before you give me the height, shape, hair and eye color, and list of interests you want him to have, stop for a minute. Think about the character traits he needs to have in order to live with you now. As you are now, not as you want to be in 10 years. (Will he need patience to deal with your mountain of debt or your bad credit? Will he need to stay calm while you blitzkrieg clean your house and whisk away every dirty glass before he finishes the last drop o' sweet tea? Will he need to be willing to handhold you through certain kinds of situations? We all have weaknesses. Let's just try to keep them from being neuroses...or at least, let's try to reverse the neuroses.)
If you're married, what do you treasure about your husband? (And keep your bedroom tales to yourself, please. I can find "manuals" on my own, thanks.) Are those traits things you were on the lookout for before you married, or are they what God provided b/c He knew you needed them? How have you changed in order to be a better helpmate to your husband? (This can be a deliberate change or a change that "evolved," so to speak.) What do you think your husband appreciates most about you? How does he show you his appreciation? How do you show your appreciation of him TO him?
What character traits do you think you have to offer your husband (current or future)? What character traits do you want to have (in other words, what areas are ones "for improvement"?)
Any related comments or stories are welcome. If you have an off-topic comment, that's OK---it'll help me start another post. Just keep it all SFW: safe for work---free from vulgarities, profanities, and obscenities. Thanks!