18 Surprising Qualities Women Actually Look For In A Man

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Stop chasing after the Brad Pitts of the world.

1. Veiny Forearms

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Who knows why but there's nothing hotter than a buff forearm. Perhaps it has to do with the promise of other buff things that may or may not be attached...

2. Glasses

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Studies show that women find men with glasses up to 38% hotter! Maybe it's the fact that they make him look more put together? Or his glance from behind them when they're steamy, rarr.

3. Stubble

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Though there's no need for him to go full on lumberjack, there's something manly about the unshaven look all of us occasionally find ourselves powerless to resist.

4. A Slightly Unkempt Appearance

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Ah, sue us. Hobo hair and ripped jeans are hot.

5. Man Perfume

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Who doesn't love burying their face in the chest of a guy that smells like the men's cologne section at JC Penny's?

6. The Occasional Show of Jealousy

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While there's nothing worse than a tab-keeper, who doesn't love to see him perk up in readiness to defend you when another dude looks a little too closely your way?

7. Vulnerability/ Shyness

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The more rugged a guy is, the more adorable it is when a little bit of shyness shines through. How cute it is to see those emotions peaking out underneath that rough exterior?

8. Scars

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Maybe it's a primitive thing left over from the days when the cast of "Vikings" roamed the earth, but there's something a little badass about a dude sporting a well placed scar.

9. Soft Lips

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Don't you just wanna press your own to them like your face into a soft pillow?

10. Quirkiness

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The world these days is sooo serious. Who doesn't love a guy who knows how to let lose and laugh?

11. Bushy Eyebrows

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You know what they say about men with big eyebrows?... Yeah, neither do we, but they're hot though, right?

12. Accents

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Whether it's the way everything British dudes say sounds like Shakespeare or the exotic feel you get from listening to a guy from a foreign land, accents are as a siren song for ladies everywhere.

13. A Little Extra Fluff

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Not to say that a hard body isn't hot, but there's just something so... huggable about guys who aren't exercise fiends.

14. Clinched Jaw Muscles

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Oh the way that little muscle in his jaw clinches when he feels impassioned! It's the facial twitch that launched a thousand make-up sex sessions.

15. Killer Socks

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Who knows why, but it's fun to see those cool little man socks peeping out beneath his jeans.

16. Grey Hair

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With age comes wisdom, and better yet... experience.

17. A Secret Love of Cats

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Cause who doesn't love coming home and finding him curled up with your favorite fur-baby?

18. When He Knows His Way Around a Book

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Not only is something drool-worthy about seeing hot dudes reading, there's even a whole Instagram account devoted to it!


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