In this video, Therapist and YourTango Expert, Elisabeth LaMotte helps answer this question with her "candy bars or apples" analogy. As you might imagine, "candy bar" dates are ones that are sexy and attractive and you want them right away, but afterwards, you kind of feel sick to your stomach because candy isn't good for you. On the other hand, "apple" dates are the ones that you may not be attracted to as much at first, but will leave you feeling satisfied and happy for a long time. So, which ones have you been dating?
Find out how to determine the exact qualities your "apple" should have by watching the above video.
The two of you have such a good time together. You could have fun being out and social, engaging in an activity, or doing absolutely nothing at all. Life is challenging, so a partner who lifts your spirts and helps you lighten up is a definite keeper.
Everyone you introduce him to sees what you see–a truly good man who cares about you. It's hard not to adore a man who lights you up inside. When the people who know and love you best give your man a solid thumbs up, that's a guy worth keeping around.