In a time of gender equality the lines have blurred so much that you doing a simple think like making breakfast makes him happy. “My wife works full-time and we have a cook at home. Yet she still wakes up early sometimes to make me breakfast and it just makes me love her more”, says Saran Subramaniam.
Expert Speak: Many men enjoy at least one stereotypical aspect of a woman – we jokingly call it the Indian Male Syndrome!
That you laugh at his jokes
Adnaan Sheikh, a senior PR consultant, chides, “I love how my girlfriend’s face breaks into a smile when I say something, even if she’s angry.”
Being responsible for a smile on your face makes him happy and powerful.
Expert Speak: A man will never admit that he is besotted by you, even if he is. But he needs his reassurance and being able to make you laugh makes him feel important.
That you love to plan everything in advance
Men crave the stability that only a woman can bring. Though he loves to appear carefree, the truth is he’s relieved that you always have a backup plan.
Expert Speak: Men appreciate women who are well turned out and who can manage their work and life. They should however, voice it more often because it is a huge motivation for women.
That you watch football with him even when you know nothing about the game
He loves the fact that you feign interest and trying to learn something new for him. Plus, sometimes being knowledgeable and up to date can be a quality too. He’d love to talk to you about some ‘guy’ things once in a while.
Expert Speak: It’s a definite turn on for many men – the competition and the games. It shows how powerful the woman is and that she can take charge, even in the bedroom.
That you force him to watch chick flicks every once in a while