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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3,144 191
Loyal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Loyal

2
3,259 162
Trustworthy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Trustworthy

3
3,023 143
Honest is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
cjn37 added Honest

4
2,957 145
Loving is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Loving

5
2,704 195
Responsible is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
zxray added Responsible

6
2,595 130
Kind is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Kind

7
2,490 236
Good Listener is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Good Listener

8
2,497 350
Smart is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man

9
2,160 271
Moral is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
zxray added Moral

10
2,083 150
Has Integrity is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
zxray added Has Integrity

11
2,452 99
Good Sense of Humor is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
RhondaDolan added Good Sense of Humor

12
2,109 137
Thoughtful is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Thoughtful

13
1,852 343
Generous is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Generous

14
2,074 282
Confident is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man

15
2,079 140
Faithful is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
cjn37 added Faithful

16
1,951 222
Clean is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Clean

17
1,559 211
Easy Going is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Easy Going

18
1,403 57
Respectful is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Coolza added

19
1,616 359
Available is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Available

20
1,826 564
Attractive is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man

21
1,497 108
Appreciative is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Coolza added Appreciative

22
1,756 201
Good Communicator is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Good Communicator

23
1,889 91
Truthful is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Truthful

24
1,800 530
Good in Bed is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Good in Bed

25
1,949 111
Love Me for Who I Am is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
RebeccaYeongJenWu added

26
1,795 83
Doesn't Run Away When Problems... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
pmmom38 added Doesn't Run Away When Problems Arise

27
1,534 160
Sympathetic is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Sympathetic

28
1,524 219
Employed is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Employed

29
1,520 256
Good With Kids is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Good With Kids

30
1,417 117
Dedicated is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
zxray added Dedicated

31
933 31
Respects Me is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Respects Me

32
1,388 180
Down to Earth is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Down to Earth

33
1,430 163
Work Ethic is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
zxray added Work Ethic

34
1,386 190
Calm is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man

35
1,044 62
Has Patience is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Coolza added Has Patience

36
1,119 424
Well Read is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Well Read

37
1,284 257
Likes Animals is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Likes Animals

38
1,300 378
Provider is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Provider

39
1,089 169
Good Kisser is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
greatdanielmarcoterritorial added Good Kisser

40
1,172 317
Spontaneous is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Spontaneous

41
676 67
Cherishes Me is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Cherishes Me

42
1,145 237
Well Spoken is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Well Spoken

43
1,416 173
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

44
1,108 269
Creative is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man

45
1,191 199
Wise is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man

46
1,070 217
Puts You First is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
pmmom38 added Puts You First

47
665 71
Respectful to My Friends is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
KaylaBField added Respectful to My Friends

48
919 176
Goal Oriented is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man

49
1,160 404
Strong is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Strong

50
562 70
Honors Me is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Honors Me