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5 things women want in men

13 October 2015, 17:02 Shakila Alivitsa

Nairobi - Not need, but women need men around us because they make us feel good, make us better, and they bring us gifts. But at times for us women it gets to a point where the material stuff does not matter but what he does when you take everything else out of the equation. Last week I wrote about men we lower our requirements for. These are the ones;

He wakes me up to take off my make-up

Girls can get home at times and just forget themselves. We get home and we just fall asleep. This man knows it is not good for me to sleep with my make up on. He can just put me to bed like every other guy but he takes the risk of me lashing out and ensures I wash my face before I sleep. When I wake up in the morning he is going to have his breakfast ready because he remembered something important.

A man who knows not to shout at me because I am a terrible driver

Do you know the first rule of alcoholics anonymous? You cannot fix it, if you do not admit to it. I am a bad driver. My sense of direction makes a compass look like a grid lock. The reason why the men around me are patient with me is because I admit to it and not get mad when I am given direction. You do not have to have a shouting match with your man; men are patient as long as you allow them to be.

He remembers when am sad at the supermarket and gets me that chocolate I don’t need to eat when am on some diet but the diet does not matter to him.

Women stress themselves over things they need to eat and how they need to keep in shape so that they age like a certain Ms. Angela Basset. To most guys who love their women the last thing on their mind is your diet but just how to make you feel good. Chocolate or some other favorite works. That man will get it for you and when you are done eating he will still be there when you rant about eating it.

He knows when am tired

Tired to cook, tired to do laundry, tired to clean and tired to even go to his house on foot. He will figure it out because it gets to a point my brain just stops working and someone else needs to figure it out and not because I am pregnant. I am just tired.

He agrees with me because this is not the time to make a point

Maybe I am talking about my family or my job or client or my boss. There are just times we do not need you to give a solution but just to listen to a stupid hypothesis and when we wake up in the morning and realize it was dumb; you just need to get me coffee or nod. A nod is good. You can make a point but that will get something thrown at you.

Do not stick around for a man who does not make you feel a special type of way. Men are there, you just have to learn to let go of the wants and get the needs first. It is all about hierarchy and what you put first.

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