I Would Like to Know: What Do Women Want in Life?

November 9, 2012
I Would Like to Know: What Do Women Want in Life?

Reader Question:

I would like to know more about what women want in life?

-Nicholas

Dr. Wendy Walsh’s Answer:

Nicholas, you are as confused as the women themselves. Right now women are faced with so many choices — to marry or not, to live together, to have sex and date like a man, or to put education and career above their intimate relationships.

Here’s my advice to you. Make your own relationship life plan — and interview women until you find one who shares your plan. Bet you’ll find out that plenty of women haven’t even thought about it yet.

Oh, and one other thing: Women want to be heard and be given kindness and care. But not at the beginning. When you first meet, go slow and dole out your kindness carefully.


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Dr. Wendy Walsh is the author of "The 30-Day Love Detox"" (April 2013). Connect with her on Google+.

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3 Responses

    That’s to hard of a question. Good luck with that one! When you find the answer let me know!!!@!!!@##$$!

    that question is so broad. it’s different 4 every woman. try getting to know each women as an individal and that will help you know what they want.

      C. Price
      Cynthia (DatingAdvice.com)

      Wendy hit this point too, it’s a matter of meeting a women one-on-one to see if they are a good “fit” for you.

      I doubt there’s a universal stamp that explains what a woman wants–if there is, there might as well be one for a guy too!

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