He makes you feel safe- In other words- he wouldn't let you walk home alone after a night out or make you check out what that random noise was downstairs.

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He completely trusts you- He knows that no matter how much attention you get from other men you always have eyes for him.

He truly appreciates everything you do- From ironing his shirts to putting in time with his folks- he thanks you for the little things.

He's a good laugh- He knows how to bring you out of a slump and can make you giggle with his goofiness.

He says "I love you" when he feels it- And doesn't wait until you say it first.

He sees you as equal in everything- He doesn't have any old fashioned views of what women should be or do.

He surprises you from time to time- With flowers, a weekend away or just a flirty text.

He gives you space- He knows when to leave you alone and when to come back to you.

He tells you you're beautiful- So even when you're not feeling your best- you still feel loved.

He never forgets birthdays or anniversaries- And manages to get it right every time with the card, gift and event he chooses to mark the occasion.

He's not too needy or insecure- He doesn't need you to reassure him all the time- he knows from the things you do and the looks you give him how much he means to you.

He wants to be with you more than his friends- He would rather go on holiday with you, spend a night in with you over a night out with his mates and he prefers your company over theirs.

He always cleans up after himself- So you feel more like his lover than his cleaner.

He respects your privacy- He doesn't go through your phone and ask who you're texting.

He's happy for you to spend time with girlfriends- Because he knows that you always feel better after seeing them.

Gets as excited about holidays as you do- He has your holiday destination as his screensaver at work and he has a countdown app on his phone as a minimum.

He always puts the bins out- So you don't even have to think about that job.

He never looks through your emails- He trusts you enough not to pry.

He thinks you are the bee's knees- He clearly enjoys your company and tells you on a regular basis how lucky he is to have you.

He makes an effort with your friends- He knows how much they mean to you.

He laughs at your jokes-Even if they're naff or a bit offbeat sometimes.

He watches rubbish TV with you- He knows that you would do the same for him.

He doesn't check out women in the street- Because he doesn't need to- he has you to look at.

He makes you coffee in the morning- He's learned that you need a helping hand in the morning.

He wants sex more than once a week- So you know he still fancies you.

He likes your cooking better than his mums- But neither of you would dream of telling her.

He loves your mum- Because she's your world.

He doesn't "like" random women's pictures on social media- He wouldn't like it if you were doing that so he isn't a hypocrite.

He never leaves the car without petrol- Even if you run it down to the last sniff, he takes it and fills it up for you to make sure you don't break down.

Original research by Carnival Cruise Lines.


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