What Do Women Really Want From Men?

Published December 4th, 2019 - 10:54 GMT
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Highlights
Kindness came out on top as the trait that women wanted in men universally .

What women want in a long-term partner has fascinated researchers and daters alike for years - but do women from different parts of the world want different things?

The Clue Ideal Partner Survey, produced with the the University of Göttingen, has seen women from 180 different countries give a unique insight into their most important physical traits and emotional characteristics when it comes to their potential partners. 

The report found that Italian women are by far the most concerned with their partners previous sexual exploits,while those from the US care the most about what religion their future partner is. 

However, there are some things all the women agreed on, for example most women want a man with a nice smile and eyes while the most popular trait of all was kindness.    

When it came to the financial security of their long-term partner, European women were less likely to place importance on how much is in their partner's bank account. 

While Japan came out on top, France was the country that cared the least about money - and the UK was somewhere in the middle, with just under half of those asked feeling it was an important factor .  

Next up was whether the women cared about their other half's education - with women in Colombia the most concerned.  

However women from European countries like Denmark and the U.K. were less likely to find education as very important, with only half of British women surveyed thinking a decent education mattered.  

Another issue the women were quizzed on, was whether they would be put off a long-term partner had a different political viewpoint to them. 

 It seemed that women in Columbia cared the most, but once again British women were divided on the issue.

 Next up was your potential partner's ideology -  with many countries concerned with which religion their long-term relationship belonged to although the overall figures remained relatively low. 

Women living in the US placed the highest importance on a long-term partner's religious similarity while European countries were far more unconcerned about their partner's ideology.  


When it came to short-term partner's, women were asked whether they would be concerned about their  other half's past sexual exploits. 

Italy were very concerned with their partner's previous lovers and scored the highest by far, 

While every country saw kindness as a desirable trait, some where more concerned than others.  

Women from Mexico, were most likely to view kindness as an important quality in a short-term partner while those as compared to those in France, the U.K. - who were far less concerned. 

Some things we can all agree on - and for women who identified as heterosexual, all over the world analysis showed most want a man who was tall with an attractive smile and eyes. 

This was followed by an average-sized penis, which is considerably more desirable than a large penis, however it was seen that women with more sexual experience were more likely to place more importance on penis size. 

However it seemed that most women didn't care too much about their partner's body type. 

This article has been adapted from its original source.


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