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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2,892 159
Loyal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Loyal

2
2,792 118
Honest is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
cjn37 added Honest

3
3,021 143
Trustworthy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Trustworthy

4
2,739 122
Loving is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Loving

5
2,500 162
Responsible is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
zxray added Responsible

6
2,385 107
Kind is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Kind

7
2,298 202
Good Listener is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Good Listener

8
2,322 300
Smart is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Smart

9
2,014 232
Moral is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
zxray added Moral

10
1,928 131
Has Integrity is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
zxray added Has Integrity

11
2,256 84
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
1,947 118
Thoughtful is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Thoughtful

13
1,716 315
Generous is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Generous

14
1,936 259
Confident is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Confident

17 Signs You Are Being Cheated On

15
1,931 123
Faithful is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
cjn37 added Faithful

16
1,822 192
Clean is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Clean

17
1,436 191
Easy Going is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Easy Going

18
1,240 47
Respectful is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Coolza added Respectful

19
1,509 330
Available is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Available

20
1,683 536
Attractive is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Attractive

21
1,689 490
Good in Bed is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Good in Bed

How to Get a Girl to Like You

22
1,378 96
Appreciative is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Coolza added Appreciative

23
1,639 187
Good Communicator is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Good Communicator

24
1,773 82
Truthful is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Truthful

25
1,688 67
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

26
1,835 96
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

27
1,429 147
Sympathetic is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Sympathetic

28
1,421 202
Employed is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Employed

The Best Qualities in a Woman

29
1,424 237
Good With Kids is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Good With Kids

30
822 23
Respects Me is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Respects Me

31
1,325 109
Dedicated is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
zxray added Dedicated

32
1,301 169
Down to Earth is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Down to Earth

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1,333 152
Work Ethic is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
zxray added Work Ethic

34
1,300 177
Calm is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Calm

35
1,058 405
Well Read is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Well Read

16 Movie "In Jokes" You Probably Didn't Notice

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956 53
Has Patience is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Coolza added Has Patience

37
1,206 237
Likes Animals is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Likes Animals

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1,110 297
Spontaneous is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Spontaneous

39
1,225 368
Provider is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Provider

40
1,007 157
Good Kisser is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
greatdanielmarcoterritorial added Good Kisser

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603 54
Cherishes Me is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Cherishes Me

42
1,076 225
Well Spoken is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Well Spoken

The Biggest Turn Ons in a Person

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1,334 156
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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1,044 253
Creative is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Creative

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1,115 192
Wise is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Wise

46
1,010 206
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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599 64
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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1,106 388
Strong is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Strong

49
860 168
Goal Oriented is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man

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500 64
Honors Me is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Qualities in a Man
Honors Me