What Attracts the Opposite Sex: 40 Irresistible Secrets

What Men Need to Know: 20 Things Women Find Irresistible

Listen up, guys! Women love it when you:

  1. Own a pair of really nice shoes and actually wear them
  2. Brush the hair out of our eyes
  3. Are able to hold a baby or push a stroller without squirming
  4. Plan an evening out from soup to nuts, from finding a movie to making the dinner reservations
  5. Kiss creatively
  6. Handle our emotions with grace and compassion
  7. Have impassioned, informed opinions about women writers and women's issues
  8. Can distinguish between being courteous and being wimpy
  9. Know how to inscribe a card with a heartfelt, personal message
  10. Demonstrate respect for others by standing up when your mother comes to the table, giving up a seat on the bus for a pregnant woman, asking your dad for his opinion and really listening, etc.
  11. Show genuine, platonic interest in your female friends' lives
  12. Are playful around dogs, cats and kids
  13. Make the bed in the morning and fold the laundry -- competently
  14. Offer juice, soup and TLC when we're sick
  15. Do the come-from-behind cuddle-hug, just to say hello
  16. Remember insignificant details, like our favorite color or flower, and make use of that knowledge
  17. Are unfailingly polite to all members of the service industries
  18. Offer us caresses and compliments for no particular reason
  19. Understand that we don't always like it slow and gentle in bed
  20. Understand that sometimes we do
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