relationships The Best Qualities in a Man  

Samantha Dillinger
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List Rules Vote on the most desirable qualities that men should have.

List of the most desirable traits in men, qualities that women want from men and look for in possible male partners. This list will help men in understanding women because the items on this list have been voted on and ranked by the public. The best qualities in a man are important to consider when choosing or seeking a mate and even when beginning a friendship. The best qualities in men are similar to the best qualities in a person, but tweaked for qualities a man should have.

When it comes to meeting new people, it's important to consider how their qualities and personal traits align with your own; there's no sense in forging a relationship with someone who doesn't share your values and qualities. This list of the top qualities in a man is meant to sort out the good qualities a man should have and list them in order of the most important qualities for men to have.

Some people would say that the best quality a man can have is her patience or her nurturing skills. Others would argue that a man's best quality is her independence or free spirit. When considering the qualities to look for in a mate, many different traits will come into play, but the qualities in a man nearer to the top of this list of the top qualities in a man are some of the basic qualities to look for in a boyfriend or mate.

What is the best quality a man can have? What are the most important personality traits in men? What are the top qualities a good man has? Defining the top qualities for men is highly subjective and will change from person to person, but this list of the greatest qualities for men to have seeks to take opinions from a variety of users and compile them into one list highlighting the best qualities in men. If you see an essential quality for a man to have isn't listed, feel free to add it to the list and make sure to vote for the essential qualities for a man to have.
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2,835 154
Loyal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Loyal

2
2,743 113
Honest is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
cjn37 added Honest

3
2,971 141
Trustworthy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Trustworthy

4
2,689 121
Loving is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Loving

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2,457 162
Responsible is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
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2,335 106
Kind is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Kind

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2,253 199
Good Listener is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Good Listener

8
2,278 291
Smart is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Smart

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1,982 229
Moral is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
zxray added Moral

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1,894 130
Has Integrity is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
zxray added Has Integrity

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2,217 83
Good Sense of Humor is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
RhondaDolan added Good Sense of Humor

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1,909 117
Thoughtful is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Thoughtful

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1,680 313
Generous is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Generous

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1,904 252
Confident is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Confident

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1,902 121
Faithful is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
cjn37 added Faithful

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1,790 186
Clean is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Clean

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1,409 187
Easy Going is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Easy Going

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1,207 45
Respectful is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Coolza added Respectful

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1,484 320
Available is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Available

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1,652 530
Attractive is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Attractive

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1,653 482
Good in Bed is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Good in Bed

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1,350 94
Appreciative is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Coolza added Appreciative

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1,748 79
Truthful is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Truthful

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1,614 185
Good Communicator is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Good Communicator

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1,660 66
Doesn't Run Away When Problems... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
pmmom38 added Doesn't Run Away When Problems Arise

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1,806 94
Love Me for Who I Am is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
RebeccaYeongJenWu added Love Me for Who I Am

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1,405 143
Sympathetic is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Sympathetic

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1,403 232
Good With Kids is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Good With Kids

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1,397 200
Employed is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Employed

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796 21
Respects Me is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Respects Me

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1,299 108
Dedicated is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
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1,309 148
Work Ethic is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
zxray added Work Ethic

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1,277 168
Down to Earth is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Down to Earth

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1,274 177
Calm is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Calm

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1,042 396
Well Read is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Well Read

39 Ways to Repel a Potential Girlfriend

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934 51
Has Patience is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Coolza added Has Patience

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1,188 231
Likes Animals is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Likes Animals

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1,089 294
Spontaneous is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Spontaneous

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1,208 364
Provider is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Provider

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984 154
Good Kisser is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
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582 53
Cherishes Me is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Cherishes Me

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1,056 225
Well Spoken is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Well Spoken

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1,309 153
Not a Cheater or Thinks About ... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
pmmom38 added Not a Cheater or Thinks About Sex 24/7

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1,030 246
Creative is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Creative

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1,098 186
Wise is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Wise

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990 202
Puts You First is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
pmmom38 added Puts You First

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579 63
Respectful to My Friends is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
KaylaBField added Respectful to My Friends

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1,088 386
Strong is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Strong

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845 165
Goal Oriented is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man

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480 63
Honors Me is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Honors Me