40 People Describe Their Ideal Significant Other, Anonymously

I Asked 40 People To Anonymously Describe Their Ideal Significant Other, Here's What They Described

We are all looking for that one person.


We are all looking for that one person to spend our life with. For me, I just want someone who is kind hearted, will have my back, and is willing to try new things with me. To get an idea of just how similar and different peoples preferences are I asked 40 people to describe their ideal significant other. The results ranged from what they were looking for in personality to their significant others ideal looks to lifestyle preferences.

Check out the compilation of results below:

19-year-old female

Tall, blue eyes, freckles, athletic but musical and artistic.

74-year-old female

Someone trustworthy, honest, and dependable. Who knows and accepts you as you are with all your faults and shortcomings but still appreciates the strengths you bring to the relationship without trying to change you.

19-year-old male

Someone who will care about me as much as I care about them and will go out of their way to support me. And I could do the same for them.

23-year-old female

Someone who cares for me and loves me more than anything else in this world. Someone who would make sacrifices for me since I know I would do the same thing for them.

25-year-old male

Smart, attractive. Funny, quick-witted. Independent. Up to date on current topics. Lovable. Active. A leader. Big old titties.

20-year-old trans-man

Someone I can be myself around and can trust not to turn away for being too weird.

19-year-old female

My ideal significant other would be a man that is caring, intelligent, tall, and most importantly family oriented. If he's handsome that would be a plus but honesty looks isn't everything's so someone who I can talk to easily isn't goofy at times and I think that's all.

20-year-old female

Tall (but not too tall), funny, kind, smart. Knows exactly how to make me feel loved and important. The type to wrap his arms around me when he knows I'm sad. Isn't afraid to argue with me when he knows he is right.

17-year-old female

Funny, stubborn and emotional but also very loveable and amazing to be with; also, best cuddler ever.

19-year-old Two Spirit

Another Native American person with similar experiences in the world as me (or the ability to empathize), someone who shows they care about other peoples feelings & humanity, someone intelligent, witty, humorous.

19-year-old male

My ideal significant other is a tall girl but shorter than me, with blue eyes. She will put in as much effort as me in the relationship and love me.

15-year-old female


19-year-old female

My ideal significant other is someone who makes me laugh. He can appreciate the things I love and visa-versa. Also, someone who can bring me back down to earth when I get emotional and let me know that everything is ok.

20-year-old male

Someone who is willing to love me for who I am. Won't make me compromise on what I care about the most. A person willing to give me some freedom at times, but also willing to spend a lot of time with me. I want someone who will be there to celebrate with me when I accomplish things in my life. I want to be with someone that I feel like my life is set with.

 20-year-old female

There are a few things that I consider ideal regarding a significant other. But, two of the most important things to me are trust and reliability. Some other things that are ideal is a similar sense of humor, and physical attractiveness and compatibility.

19-year-old female

My best friend, someone who doesn't think that all of me is "too much". Someone that doesn't need to do anything in particular but just enjoys the time shared together.

13-year-old female

A boy with brown hair, blue green eyes. He understands me and won't try to hurt me. very funny, nice, has a great personality.

50-year-old male

Your mom.

18-year-old male

My ideal significant other is outgoing, loves to travel, and doesn't care about their own personal experience. They also don't put up a fake persona to impress others.

18-year-old female

Emo af. Also loves animals because they're cute. And is nice because mean humans aren't good.

41-year-old female

My ideal significant other is funny, kind, patient, likes some of the same things I do, wants to spend time with me, my partner in crime, communicates and is loyal and honest! Has manners and treats me with respect, someone I can see myself growing old with and living life together!

20-year-old female

Someone who is kind, intelligent and communicative. He or she has goals they're working towards and is willing to support me in working towards mine.

18-year-old male

A woman. Tall, darker complexion. Someone who is unafraid to be herself, to stand up for what she believes in, and to be sincere. Someone who is passionate and loving, but independent and focused on her own dreams, ambitions, and goals.

27-year-old female

My ideal significant other would be willing to go away for a weekend on a moments notice. They would be willing to help out with small tasks and have the patience of gold. They would also be respectful of me and I of them.

19-year-old fale

Hippy vibes, kind, funny, and attractive qualities.

19-year-old female

Kind, funny, will show me new music, has goals, wants to meet my family and friends and will let me meet theirs, loves animals (especially dogs), stands up for human rights.

20-year-old female

Someone who loves every part of you, even the bad ones. Someone who remembers even the littlest of things. Someone who makes me smile and laugh. Above all else, someone who makes me feel beautiful even when I don't always see it myself. Someone who I can grow with.

68-year-old male

She would be female with a beautiful attitude, loving and kind heart. A good sense of humor is important, and necessary for a relationship to last. A person with strong family ties and even stronger morales is needed. A Christian with a unwavering love for God. Physically appealing both to look at and sexually desirable.

19-year-ago female

Taller than me, loving, and MUST be funny. Supportive of me in every way and must have a killer smile.

18-year-old male

A best friend, a lover someone who will be there for you whenever and however you need.

65-year-old female

He is a Godly man, full of faith, patient with me almost all the time, gentle spirited, kind, loving, funny, full of life, caring, loves to play jokes on people and laughs at himself, hard worker, good provider, has the heart of a king, and courage of a lion, slow to speak, snazzy dresser, playful, snores like a freight train, loves to read, prayer warrior, willing to help others, considerate, full of life, loves the Lord with all his heart, he is my knight in shining armor, he is my everything.

20-year-old female


25-year-old male

Someone who is kinda and sweet. Up to try new things and always exciting.

19-year-old female

Taller than me, good sense of humor, can handle me at my worst and my best, likes to try new things but is also okay with just staying in for the night, not focused on sex, smart (enough), loves music, somewhat fit, puts effort into the relationship.

20-year-old female 

A man, not a boy. What I mean by that is someone who is selfless, he knows what he wants and he's going to fight to get it, he's not the "oh a light bulb is out time to throw out the whole house" he fixes his issues.. someone easy to talk to about issues in your relationship and sees the error in ways on either party. Someone who always makes time for you, not someone you have to fight for time.

73-year-old female

He hast to be tall, handsome, a gentleman, loves God, trustworthy, a good worker, and a good provider.

19-year-old female

My ideal significant other chooses to love me. Always considering me in any decisions he makes; big and small. My ideal doesn't focus on making the present luxurious but saves for a magical future. My ideal doesn't look me in the eyes and lie but looks at me and reminds me I'm beautiful. Anything less... isn't worth my time.

20-year-old female

Thoughtful, loving, funny, thinks I'm funny, likes cats, enjoys getting good food, similar movie tastes.

22-year-old female

Someone I can be myself around and can trust not to turn away for being too weird

20-year-old male

... I love working, and my SO needs to be able to not just make time for me but my make time for my work. Ideally, he won't feel like he has to spend money on things for them to be nice. Ideally, my SO loves to just kick back and be a guy... I cook, he does the dishes... Ideally, I do the laundry, he makes the bed, and we both fold the clothes. Ideally, we both work from home because I'm most productive when I know he's right there and has my back.

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6 Important Must Knows For Dating Sassy And Sarcastic Girls

Brace yourselves boys, she's a tough one.

Dating a girl with a big personality can be tricky. They are some of the most amazing girls but to keep them, one needs to understand them. Here are six important things you must be aware of before you give your heart to a sassy and sarcastic girl.

1. Stubborn

She is going to be the most stubborn creature you will ever meet. I say "creature" because she might actually scare you with how much she refuses to back down until you have full proof she is wrong. And if you can’t prove her wrong, just suck up your pride and let her be right or she’ll never quit. But just remember that she’s simply passionate about whatever it is and you should be proud of her for that.

2. Bluntness

She is going to be blunt. So be prepared to hear the truth. She isn’t going to care how mad you get, if you’re being rude, she won’t be afraid to put you in your place. If your choice of clothing isn’t matching, she’ll tell you. Whatever it is, she isn’t going to keep the truth from you. Sometimes it’s subtle, sometimes she’s just a little too straightforward.

3. Sensitivity

Be careful sometimes with your choice of words. Though she is blunt, she is also sensitive. Her sarcastic personality is sometimes just a defense mechanism because she fears opening up. She worries a lot and continues to ponder the things you say. Remind her she is loved.

4. Friends

She is going to have a lot more guy friends than she will have girl friends. Why? Because guys tend to find more humor in her sarcasm and don’t take it so personal, whereas other girls take it as she’s being serious and just rude. However, don’t be jealous because trust me, you’re 100 percent hers and those guy friends are just that — friends.

5. Insults

She’s not going to flirt with you by giggling and blushing and calling you cute. She’s going to call you an idiot and smack you across the shoulder or back because to her, that’s easier than being all giddy and speechless over how much she likes you. And even when she’s calling you names, which really is in all fun and games, she doesn’t mean it seriously, she’s actually just saying “I love you” in her own special language.

6. Shorty

If she’s short in addition to being sassy and sarcastic, you’re in for a big treat with her. She is not only going to be full of fast wit, but she is going to have so much spunk in her you won’t know what to do. She will be so feisty that she won’t be afraid of anything or anyone and you yourself won’t even know how to handle her. That’s what makes her special.

It takes a certain type of person to be able to give their heart to someone who can so easily break it with their strong headed personality. But a sarcastic and sassy girl is going to be the one girl who is going to love you with all that she has. Treat her right, and she’ll treat you right.

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To My Dog In Her Old Age, Your Day Is Soon Approaching–Until Then, Let's Spend All The Time We Can Together

I will never take our time for granted


14 years have come and gone with my best friend by my side. I couldn't have asked for a better companion to grow up with. There's nothing in this world that beats the feeling of coming home to a wagging tail, and it's something that should never be taken for granted.

You are definitely not the same dog you used to be now that you're getting older. You used to love going for walks, but now you pout every time I pull out the leash. You used to run around and bark whenever someone came home, but now we're lucky if you can even hear the door open.

You wobble when you walk and sometimes you slip and fall, but you get right back up again and brush it off. You sleep for most of the day and the most exciting part of your day is eating. You are officially a senior dog, which means your time to go will be here before you know it.

But I don't pay attention to how much you've changed. I only focus on the puppy that you still are. You still play and chase your tail. You still get super excited to see me after being home alone all day. You still love long car rides with the windows down so you can try to bite the other cars as they drive by.

You may be 14 years old, but you've never outgrown your puppy personality. At least now you don't chew holes in the couch.

You are a dog, and dogs are here to make us happy. They are here to make us feel less alone. And you have done just that. You have spent your whole life making me and my family as happy as we could be. You have gone everywhere with us to make sure that we are happy no matter what. By simply existing, you have made me happier than I've ever been. You did your job, and you did it well.

Every day brings us closer to the day you'll say goodbye forever. And when that day comes, it will be devastating for everyone who loved you. But that day isn't here yet, so until then, let's spend all the time we can together.

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