WHAT WOMEN REALLY WANT
A Woman's Day/AOL survey reveals "what women wish men knew." Among the insights...
When women ask, "Does this make me look fat?" they really want to hear:
65% -- his opinion, that's why I asked.
35% -- a resounding "no." (Tell me I'm beautiful no matter what I am wearing.)
After a bad day, all women want is:
54% -- for him to give me a hug.
21% -- to have him listen to my problems, without trying to solve them.
18% -- for him to make dinner and put the kids to bed.
7% -- for him to fix me a drink.
When women tell their men that they're "fine," what they really mean is:
43% -- "I want to talk about what's bothering me, even if I say I don't."
34% -- "I'm not fine, and no, I don't want to talk about it."
23% -- "I'm good, thanks for asking."
When asked what's missing most from their relationship:
35% -- physical intimacy (holding hands, kissing)
27% -- conversation
22% -- time alone
16% -- couldn't ask for a more fulfilling relationship
When it comes to their sex lives:
31% -- it's nonexistent
26% -- it's still hot and steamy
25% -- it's great, but doesn't compare with our first years together
18% -- they'd rather crawl in bed with a good book
Women want men to help out around the house by:
31% -- taking out the trash
30% -- cooking
23% -- doing laundry
16% -- don't bother, they'd rather do the chores themselves
Women think men look most attractive dressed in:
48% -- jeans and T-shirt
20% -- a uniform (firefighter, police officer, military, etc.)
20% -- a business suit
12% -- nothing at all
What do women want in a husband?
64% -- would rather be with a man who is poor and attractive than rich and unattractive
54% -- would like a man that makes them laugh
10% -- would like a man who has washboard abs like Matthew McConaughey