A follow up on the things we like in chicks.

In the comments on yesterday’s post on desirable traits in a woman, Jack from Sigma-Frame posted up his own list which he published a year ago. He made a bit more of an effort than I did as he actually took the time to explain his thinking, whereas my list is a take it or leave it and if you don’t understand it then I don’t give a shit compendium.

But I like his list a lot. Particularly number 7:

She is generous in her estimations of the motives of others. She assumes that a man means the best, and not the worst. Men like a woman who interprets his words and actions in a positive light, and who forgives the occasional stupid move, or uncouth remark in a casual conversation.

This is so important that I can’t believe that I forgot to include it. I have been with women who have this trait and women who lack it and the difference is a life of bliss or misery. Be uncompromising on this one.

I also want to point out number 16.

She likes to laugh (at his jokes). Humor is an indispensably valuable trait in a relationship. Men aren’t interested in women who crack jokes every other sentence. In fact, men want a woman with a sense of humor that matches his own, so that he can elicit a joyful response from her rather easily. In other words, men want a woman who thinks HE is funny. Not surprisingly, when she does think he’s funny and laughs out loud, the man will always find that to be very sexy.

I have been with very hot women in the past that I have become bored with after a few days. Invariably they lack this trait, and for me this is a deal breaker as I cannot summon the will to spend time with someone if they don’t share and delight in my witticisms. This is not about seeking out a funny woman, (women aren’t funny), in so much as it is about a woman who revels in the absurdities of life. In other words, she can laugh at herself.

Priceless.

5 thoughts on “A follow up on the things we like in chicks.

  1. There was some folk wisdom in the rural parts where I grew up:
    “(Young women should) date the man who makes you laugh, and marry the man who gets you pregnant.”

    I can’t say that I wholeheartedly agree with this approach, but it certainly does showcase the importance of both humor and the sexual attraction.

    There were certainly a lot of girls who followed this advice – about 20% of the girls in my high school were either pregnant or married before they graduated. From what I can tell, in the 28 years since then, it seems like it didn’t turn out too badly for most of them.

    In my opinion, marrying and starting a family *while young* was also a wise move for them, but most people today refuse to see this truth.

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  2. Allen

    Prior to them becoming Progressive Youth Training Academies the Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts used to inculcate these values in boys and girls as a matter of course. Such things as, honesty, thrift, loyalty, consideration and what have you. Now we have to talk about these things as a lost art. Well, at least the kids are becoming woke, whatever the hell that means, as opposed to being decent humans capable of being a good spouse and parent.

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  3. Post Alley Crackpot

    Reminds me a bit of a “professional comedienne” I once knew …

    I told her to go a bit easy with trying to find new material all the time with me as the sounding board for it.

    She asked me whether I had a problem with her jokes.

    “No, usually there’s no problem with your jokes, especially if they’re good … but I’m not trying to fuck your jokes.”

    She got the joke and the point, but regrettably only for a while.

    I do have to admit that her departure was hilarious.

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