Just like how women want things from men, there are certain things that men want from women. Actually, let me rephrase that. There are certain things that men need from us women. It would be perfect if we could all just know how to love our significant other in the way that makes him or her feel special but the reality is that it’s a learning process.

In the context of marriage, here are five things that men need most from women, and if you can think of anything else to add, share your comments below!

1. Receiving compliments about their physical appearance.

“[Women] get adored quite a bit more, to the point where they feel extra good about themselves. And start feeling like very sexual beings because they get these compliments and getting the little ‘woo-hoos’ or whatever. Most men don’t get that very often. And when they do, it’s pretty darn good.” —Carl, 31

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