Besides love, compassion, loyalty, and commitment, what we all want from our relationships is undeniably respect. But, ladies, how do you know your guy truly respects you?
There isn’t anything more satisfying and fulfilling than knowing that you’re in a relationship with a guy who honestly respects you. A guy who deserves your love and attention. Respect is a major requirement for any romantic relationship to be healthy, meaningful, and long-lasting.
There are many ways your guy can show that he really respects you. But, if he displays most or all of the following 17 behaviors, you can be completely sure that he honestly loves and respects you.
Here they are:
1. He accepts you for who you are – with all your quirks, flaws, and insecurities.
2. He shows that he cares about your feelings, needs, desires, and opinions.
3. He never puts himself in a position in which he could do something that could hurt your feelings or break your heart. He always tells you the truth, no matter how painful it is.
Additionally, you know he’ll never lie to or cheat on you because he’s proved many times that he deserves your trust.
4. He always takes responsibility for his actions.
5. He never criticizes you for your opinions, no matter how different they are from his. Instead, he always listens to you attentively and shows understanding and respect for your ideas and attitudes.
6. He includes you in all his plans for the future. He can’t imagine spending his future without you.
7. He does his best to comfort and help you when you’re down in the dumps or going through rough times.
8. He never leaves you to deal with your insecurities and problems alone.
9. No matter what a busy day he’s having and how many responsibilities he has to take care of, he always makes time for you.
10. He frequently compliments you and tells you how smart, pretty, strong, and amazing you are. But, most importantly, you know he really means this.
11. He doesn’t lose an opportunity to tell his family and friends how proud of you and how grateful he is for having such a wonderful person like you in his life.
12. He pushes you out of your comfort zone and motivates you to pursue your goals and dreams.
13. He likes having conversations with you because they’re always meaningful and exciting. He often brings up serious, important topics because he enjoys learning from you.
14. He doesn’t fly off the handle when you make a mistake or when you say or do something that he doesn’t like or that annoys him.
15. He’s your biggest help, cheerleader, fan, and protector. He believes in your abilities and knows your worth. He gives his best to protect you from anyone and anything.
16. When you’re out with your friends, he makes sure you’re involved in the conversations. He ensures you don’t feel neglected or ignored.
17. He inspires you to grow personally and professionally and become a better version of yourself.