So you’ve found yourself a wonderful woman that you think might be the one for you.
But how can you be sure? Is anyone ever really sure of these things?
Only time can tell how your relationship will pan out, but there are a lot of ways to determine if it’s headed in the right direction.
If marriage is on your mind, here are 12 signs that the girl you are with is high quality and worth marrying.
1) You Want to Be a Better Person Because of Her
If you find yourself suddenly sitting up straighter and trying harder to be a better man, there’s a good chance she’ll always bring out those qualities in you.
Being with someone who makes us better is awesome, and it can help make a marriage successful in the long run.
2) She Doesn’t Beat Around the Bush
She always says what she means, and so you always know exactly where you stand with her.
Other girls like to play games and do silly things to get your attention, but not her. She is honest about how she feels.
3) She Knows She isn’t All That’s Good in Your Life
She respects that there are other things in your life that bring you joy and excitement. She wants to share those things with you, and not keep you from them.
4) She Doesn’t Need to Be With You All the Time
She has got her own life to live and while she wants to share her life with you, and you with her, you both have your own path to walk.
She loves that you see your friends and family and get to travel for work. She gets to do her own things too. It works.
5) There Was No Doubt That You Wanted Her to Meet Your Parents
You knew from the moment you met that this was a girl you could take home to your mom.
While there are many theories about how men marry women like their moms, what the theory really means is that they want to be with someone who cares about them and loves them unconditionally like their mom does.
6) She’s Independent
She’s got a job and a path to walk, and you love her for it. She doesn’t need to depend on you to bring her happiness in her life, but it’s a nice perk.
7) She Likes to Try New Things In and Out of the Bedroom
Sex is important to every relationship and if you’ve got a woman who is not afraid to try new things then hang on to her. Adventure in life usually translates well into an adventure in life.
8) She’s Got Her Own Opinions
She’ll tell you what she thinks, but she doesn’t expect you to agree with her all the time. She respects that you both have your own point of views in the world.
9) She Doesn’t Hide Her Life From Others
She loves to show you off to her friends and family and loves to tell people how happy you are – you like knowing that you bring her that kind of joy.
10) She Doesn’t Generalize Her Statements
Even when she is mad at you, she doesn’t lump you into the “every man is the same” category. You are an individual, and she knows that. She’ll play fair, even during a fight.
11) She Has Goals
Women with ambition are worth marrying. Not only do they help raise you up to another level in your own life, but they are wonderful to be around.
They have dreams and aspirations and hopes that make life interesting.
12) You Feel Lucky to Be With Her
You catch yourself being in disbelief that this amazing woman wants to be with you. That’s all you need to know.
Finding someone who leaves you in awe of how lucky you are is worth settling down with – that feeling never goes away.
So if you are wondering whether you are ready to tie the knot, consider all that your partner brings to your life and how you can contribute to her life.
Marriage is a lifelong commitment, and it takes a lot of work, but when you are matched well to your partner, everything in life becomes a lot easier.