Guys: The next time a woman invites you to her apartment, scope out her living space for stuffed animals. They're more common than you might think. And if you do happen to glimpse a teddy bear, a Hello Kitty or, worse, a collection of porcelain dolls, you may want to keep in mind what it could mean about her dating habits.
Classic teddy bear: She's an old-fashioned, down-to-earth, refined woman who not only enjoys the great outdoors, but will probably win over your mom. Top 10 Ways To Make His Family Love You
Build-A-Bear toy: From outside its big glass windows, Build-A-Bear stores look like your average DIY toy stores, but what unsuspecting customers don't know is that the staff will make you twirl around and kiss a fabric heart before sewing it into your creation. Clearly, a woman who owns a Build-A-Bear doll doesn't shy away from child-like activities, or she had an old boyfriend who wasn't afraid to embarrass himself for her. Consider the bar raised.
Raggedy old stuffed animal: Aw, she's probably had that floppy-eared stuffed bunny since babyhood. You've got a sentimental, tender-hearted girl on your hands. Wine and dine this one—she's probably the type who journals daily and keeps movie tickets. She may also be the type who keeps romantic tokens from old boyfriends.
Gigantic giraffe, hamster or bear: An ex probably won (or purchased) that life-sized carnival toy for her. Most women throw away such large reminders of the past, but if she keeps hers on full display, she may be high-maintenance, demanding or hard to please. 10 Phrases Your Boyfriend Doesn't Want To Hear
Unicorns, ponies or anything from Sanrio: She might not always show it, but she's got a girly-girl side. If things work out between the two of you, she'll probably call you by a cutesy nickname or send "I miss you" texts throughout the day. Don't get too frightened, though—girls who love Hello Kitty usually know how to make a good batch of cupcakes.