Wednesday, 7 September 2011

What do you look for in a partner?

Blonde or dark? Tall or short? Blue eyes, facial hair, big muscles, big other things (feet, naughty). We all have a type we fancy and we're all different with our likes and dislikes. Some people have some odd things that they find attractive, a friend of mine would only date a guy if he wore a vest!
We start as teenagers, realising what we find attractive or not, whatever the case may be. I once dated a boy called Alan who I thought was really good looking and funny but what put me off was he ate a vol-a-vant with HP sauce on it (yuk) and then kissed me! Disgusting! I could've thrown up, so I dumped him! It hasn't put me off HP sauce, but I would never have it on a vol-a-vant!
I had a couple or so(10)boyfriends as a teen, all very different. I obviously hadn't worked out my type! My friends hadn't either, I think because we had posters on our walls of pop stars that we could of been looking for their dopplegangers, but I have to say, I never met anyone that looked remotely like John Travolta or Simon Le Bon. Which makes me wonder if we set our sights too high. Not that we are not attractive enough (I'm gorgeous) but the pin ups don't really exist in real life.
I used to like the tall, dark & handsome type but my hubs isn't tall or dark (in fact, he's nearly bald)but he is handsome, and funny, and he doesn't wear a vest!
I don't think there's anything wrong with having a "type" but if you only religiously stick to that, you're missing out on who could be the love of your life!
Not all men look like Michael Buble, and would we really want them too,(well, maybe) off course not, I met hubs and something just clicked. We understood each other, trusted and fancied each other, laughed all the time. So after all those years of wondering what I was looking for in a partner, it was easy, because whatever "it" was, my hubs had it!


  1. I agree that if you have a "type" you might miss out on something that's right there in front of you!

  2. Yep, mine have all been dark haired and roughly the same sort of size when I met them. I say that because one of my ex's now looks like the Buddha's double hehe and that's nothing to do with me! My hubby is kind, considerate and quiet. We complement eachother nicely.

    Keep up the good work Michelle, you have a fab way of looking at things. It's all about thinking outside the box. I love it XX

    Fran XX

  3. LOVE the story about the VH Sauce! Hilarious - really!!! I'm sure many of us have stories like that. Came here via #commenthour

  4. My DH isn't the "type" I was looking for. Instead he is my soul mate. I never would have expected to fall in love with him, but I am, very much so. I fell in love with his soul, rather than the type he is. :-)