Women wish men knew so many things; however, it takes the fun or some meaning out of it when women have to tell their men what they want, for these are things women expect men to know. In women’s minds, these ought to come naturally to men, for the things women wish men to know fall under the category of common sense. However, this is not to say men are to blame if they do not know some of these things or forget due to busy schedules or whatever. After all, men are human, and to err is human.
On a side note, men also want these same things for themselves. And most times, it is best to treat people how you want them to treat you. It is like leading by example. In other words, women should treat men how they would like to be treated, with a few exceptions, of course. No one expects women to start opening doors for men, although there is absolutely nothing wrong with that; you do you.
Now here are 5 things women wish men knew about women.
1. Women want men to know that they need to be respected and appreciated.
Of course, respect goes both ways as respect is reciprocal. And as aforementioned, one should treat others as they would like to be treated themselves. Nonetheless, no woman wants to be taken for granted, especially not by their significant other. Without downplaying the hard work men do. Women generally are very hardworking and fantastic multitaskers, juggling kids, office work, home chores, and more. As such, women want to be appreciated for the things they do. Taking the time to express your gratitude will genuinely encourage and motivate her. So, please do not take the remarkable woman in your life for granted; instead, let her know how much you appreciate all that she does. This will help to strengthen your relationship, keeping it happy and healthy. A related post you may be interested in reading is the 8 keys to maintaining a happy relationship.
2. Women want men to know that they desire to be noticed by their men.
Resist the temptation to immediately turn on the television or pick up your phone when you arrive home from a long day at work. Instead, make time to engage with your partner first. Exchange pleasantries, inquire about your woman’s day and be sure to reciprocate and tell her about yours. Please pay attention to her with kindness, and don’t disregard what she says.
It has been said that the first ten minutes of your evening after walking through the door determine how you will conduct yourself for the remainder of the evening. Giving your woman your complete and undivided attention indicates your appreciation and concern for her.
Also, be sure to notice and compliment your woman. When she gets her hair and nails done, dresses up or when she does anything nice for you, show appreciation. It will mean to world to her and aid in strengthing your bond.
3. Women are on the lookout for signs of tenderness.
Women wish men knew that women desire to be loved and shown affection and tenderness. They generally want to feel how you say you feel about them. Irrespective of how long one has been in a relationship. And definitely regardless of how busy either party may be. It does not take a lot to show affection to someone you love. Furthermore, people generally make time for ‘things that matter to them, so being busy cannot be an excuse here.
In essence, women want their men to hold their hand, be looked at in the eye and be told how beautiful they are. Women want to be loved and cherished. There are numerous ways to show tenderness and affection. And different things work for different folks depending on what they like. Generally, however, women want an honest, affectionate response towards them. And as such tender physical contact proves that you are still in love with her.
4. Women want the understanding of their men.
Women want men to know that they need to be understood. What’s the point of being in a relationship with someone who does not understand you? Who does not know you enough to understand why you do the things you do? Women want their men to know and understand them enough, to have a good idea of want they can and cannot do.
5. Women want to be confided in. They want to be a friend and a companion.
It means a great deal to a woman when her man trusts her enough to confide in her. She appreciates when her man can tell her not just the good but the bad and the ugly as well. A woman wants to be a good friend to her man and wants to know what is on his mind.
Also, women are generally nurturing and therefore want to support their partners. Not just indeed but they want to lend a listening ear and be a shoulder to lean on. In the same vein, a woman longs for someone to whom she can confide when things get tough at work or in life in general. Women want to be heard and supported emotionally and otherwise as the circumstance necessitates.
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