… (Previous page – Ladies: These Are the 10 Things Your Man Really Wants From You) but rather your presence instills confidence in him and puts him at ease.
Yes, you should go and say hi to your friends and meet new people, but never let your man feel abandoned. If he does feel like you left him in the dust, he’ll think you don’t care about him, and it’ll give him cause to worry about the state of your relationship. Guys are by nature territorial and protective, and as long as you’re in a relationship with him, you’re his gal and he wants you nearby.
10. Make Him Laugh
Every guy likes a girl who can make him laugh. But don’t feel as though you need to be a stand-up comic or Miss Personality to put a smile on his face. Sometimes, it’s enough just for you to laugh at his dumb jokes.
Guys want to see that you can relax, chill out, and have some fun. Showing you have a sense of humor demonstrates that you’re on the same page, you have chemistry, and your personalities are aligned.
At the end of the day, physical attraction only goes so far and laugher makes your guy feel calm, easy, and comfortable around you. It shows that he can be himself around you.
Bonus: Tell Him You Love Him
A guy naturally wants to be in control and drive the relationship. So, some say that the guy should always be the first to initiate those three little words. However, behind that tough exterior, guys are soft, insecure, and afraid, too.
If you’re sure that you’ve got all ten actions on this list covered in your relationship, then you can feel confident that your guy is crazy about you, too, and you shouldn’t feel shy about telling him you love him.
Then, when you tell him that you love him, that he means the world to you, it comes from a place of respect, admiration, appreciation, and deep-down truth. And that’s why a guy stays.
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Bryan Leeds writes at RelationshipUp.com, where he shares ideas for living a better life with the people that matter to you most. Follow him on Twitter @bdleeds.