Forget the Deal Breakers, Here Are 8 ‘Deal Makers’ He Deserves Extra Loving For

New research shows that women focus more on what’s wrong with their potential mate than what’s right. It’s time to change that! If the guy you’re dating can check off these eight boxes, you shouldn’t have too many complaints.

Charli Penn Nov, 05, 2015

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New research shows that women focus more on what’s wrong with their potential mate than what’s right. It’s time to change that! If the guy you’re dating can check off these eight boxes, you shouldn’t have too many complaints.

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Between student loans, mounting living costs and salary caps, maintaining a strong credit score these days is quite a feat. Two thumbs up to the guy who doesn’t shutter at a spontaneous credit check.

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It takes courage to invest in your dreams and to attempt to create your own wealth and legacy. Maintaining your own business and balancing the books can be far more challenging than collecting a steady paycheck.

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A man with a post-secondary education is in hot pursuit of perfecting his craft. His degree is something he’s proud of, and you should be too.

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When a man holds tight to his beliefs and prides himself on his spiritual or faith-based foundation to get through the daily struggles of life, it’s an admirable quality. Don’t overlook it.

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Let’s give a round of applauds for the brothers out there who are holding down their own residence (paying a few bills at mom’s house doesn’t’ count!) be it a tiny city apartment or a big house in the ‘burbs. Either way, they’re providing for themselves and proving that they’re on their way to providing for you.

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Happiness is something people never stop chasing, so congrats are in order for a man who has tunnel vision when it comes to his dreams—especially when he has already failed a time or two and hasn’t been afraid to stand up and go again.

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A man who honors the women in his life and those he holds dearest to his heart with respect, loyalty and care gets nothing but respect in our book.

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As any single mom knows, raising a child alone is both the hardest and most rewarding job on earth. Anyone pulling it off daily deserves a medal of honor.