Health & Wellness

A woman's idea of the perfect man—cause a girl can dream

Somebody (a woman—tsk, tsk) recently wrote a horrendously chauvinistic article for a meathead magazine and women everywhere were up in arms. Not really sure what the news was though. Men want a model with big boobs who laughs at his jokes and has a job? You. Don’t. Say. I want there to be a pony and a million dollars on my doorstep when I get home. But we just don’t always get what we want.

Before we throw stones at the studs over at Mens’ Health, we women should remember that we are often guilty of dreaming just as big.

According to a survey of 2,000 British women, our idea of the perfect man is a just as idealistic as the “perfect woman.” But is it so wrong for us perfect women to want somebody equally as awesome?

Point is: we are allowed to daydream sometimes. If we women are going to get mad every time a man thinks about something completely stupid, we would never get anything done. And for the record, here's what the ideal man looks like based on that British survey. Seems just as arbitrary as the data used in the Men's Health article:


A version of this story originally appeared on iVillage.