Calling someone your boyfriend is still going to be a big deal for a lot of women. That’s why you want to make sure that whoever gets that privilege is someone worthy of it. However, it isn’t always going to be so easy discerning that.
After all, there are plenty of guys out there who might look the part but still be complete fakes. Design sure that you stay on the lookout for yourself.
You have to be your own most excellent guardian. That means safeguarding yourself from men who aren’t worthy of being in your life.
Anyway, let’s get right down to it. Here are the 7 things that he has to do for him to be worthy of being your boyfriend:
1. He makes an effort with your friends and family
He makes a genuine effort for your friends and family to like him. After all, he knows just how essential these people are to you. Ultimately, he also wants to be an essential man in your life. And he understands that in order to do that, he has to make room for the people who are already close to your heart.
2. He opens up to you about his feelings
He should be someone who opens up to you about his deepest feelings. You want a guy who isn’t afraid to keep it real with you. It might hurt to hear the truth. However, at least you know that you can always trust him to be true to you. And that’s a lot better than having a liar in your life who deceives you.
3. He allows himself to be vulnerable to you
The vulnerability wouldn’t be a problem for a guy like him. After all, he understands that for you to take him seriously, he has to let you in. Additionally, he doesn’t have any problems with revealing his true self towards you.
4. He talks about the future with you
He wants to make sure that you know that he’s serious about being with you. This guy isn’t looking to engage in a casual hookup or fling with you. He genuinely likes you, and he wants to get into a serious relationship with you. Hence, he shows a willingness to talk to you about the future.
5. He stays physically affectionate with you
He always makes it a point to stay physically affectionate with you. After all, he never wants you to feel like he isn’t attracted to you. Additionally, he would never want you to doubt that the feelings that he has for you are sincere and real.
6. He willingly embraces your flaws and imperfections
He never makes you feel bad for having sure imperfections, flaws, or shortcomings. After all, he understands that you are human, too, and that we are all prone to having blemishes on our record. He doesn’t hold your own mistakes against you. You know that you can always trust being with a guy like him.
7. He treats you like a gentleman would
Of course, he should always be treating you with respect and dignity. For him to be worthy of being your boyfriend, he has to be a gentleman first. Granted, it’s so easy to fall victim to fake gestures. However, when you know that someone is a gentleman, then you know that he’s worth keeping in your life.
The more you understand yourself, the more silence there is, the healthier you are. —Maxime Lagacé