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15 Random Signs He's Husband Material

Choosing whether or not to spend the rest of your life with a guy is a pretty weighty decision, on par with other scary decisions like whether you should eventually be responsible for the well-being of another human. Or whether you should have pizza for the fourth day in a row.

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Rushing him down the aisle will only make him run.
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Don't Blow It! 3 Ways To Make Him Stay

So, you've finally met a guy who is husband material, marriage-minded and wants to make a commitment to you. Wow. Now that you have this unpolished gemstone in your hand, you can either bring out the brilliance, or you can seriously waste the opportunity.

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Keep your eyes peeled for these subtle signs!
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27 Subtle Signs He's A Keeper

If you're looking for a life partner, chances are you want someone who's honest, loyal, thoughtful and caring. But what about the subtler details? We asked our experts to list the less obvious traits that marriage-minded adults should keep in mind when looking for husband material, and here's what they had to say.

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Would you know a cheater if you saw one?
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How To Identify A Cheater

Let's face it, men cheat! Well, some of them do. And according to the numerous studies available, it's more than a handful. In fact, according to some recent studies approximately 60% of men will cheat on their spouses.

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Is your man a junk food junkie?
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Help! My Fiance Has Unhealthy Eating Habits

So you've taken the leap and are making wedding plans. You're excited, exhilarated, but nagged by some uneasy feelings because of his eating habits. You're not perfect, but at least you know that what and how you eat is important, and you're consciously, consistently trying to improve your own eating habits. He, on the other hand, could care less, and routinely inhales junk food.

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Is your guy husband material?
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How I Knew My Guy Was Husband Material

In the early years of my dating life, I thought I knew exactly what I wanted, and I was absolutely sure I was going to get it: a charming, great looking, well-built guy that dressed well, made plenty of money and drove me around to nice places in a nice car.

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Would you recognize a commitment-phobe?
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8 Tell-Tale Signs Of A Commitment-Phobe

Amy is dealing with a man who suffers from commitment-phobia and a deep fear of intimacy. His own negative self-beliefs about commitment, love and relationships will guarantee that this relationship won't last.

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Do you know these types of guys?
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5 Types Of Guys Who Are NOT Husband Material

In general, women tend to rely on words, whereas men rely on actions. So, when men speak sweetly to women, women believe them, even if they don't behave accordingly. Men, on the other hand, see how women behave, and interpret the behavior to mean what they want to believe, regardless of what the woman says.

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A keeper isn't afraid to get his hands dirty.
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8 Essential Traits Of A Keeper

YourTango conducted a survey of over 100 mental health professionals to learn what it takes for a man to be considered "husband material." According to the results, the top three traits marriage-oriented people look for in a man are: his ability to communicate, honesty and reliability. So, besides these three fairly obvious characteristics, what else matters in a potential life partner? We queried the experts to find out.

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Do you want a provider, a partner or both?
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What Makes Men Husband Material

What is "husband material" anyway? If you are single and looking for Mr. Right, this question has probably crossed your mind more than a few times. If you are a romantic, you probably think the sparks and fireworks you feel every time you are together will let you know. If you're more pragmatic, you likely have a list of attributes you want, and you dismiss men who don't live up to those expectations. Both of these approaches require modification to accommodate real human beings with strengths and weaknesses.

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Is your man a mama's boy?
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Why Mama's Boys Are Bad News

Wikipedia defines the term "mama's boy" as "a man who is excessively attached to his mother at an age when men are expected to be independent." Sounds sweet, right? Sure, as long as your aren't married to one.