CLEO Asks: How Do Guys Define “Girlfriend Material”?
Don’t know how to win over that guy you’ve had your eye on for a while now? Maybe it’s time you show him that you’re girlfriend material — that you’re someone who will not only care for him, but also help him become a better version of himself. Still not sure what that really means? Here are some definitions from our CLEO Bachelors.
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“Someone who is thoughtful and willing to ‘grow’ with her man. A good girlfriend is there for him through the ups and downs and knows that being someone’s other half [entails responsibility].”
– CLEO Most Eligible Bachelor 2018 Ng Zixuan
“She has to know when she should take charge, and when she should let her boyfriend take charge. And while it’s important to find someone whose nature complements yours, to me, if you want someone who is girlfriend material, you’ve got to find someone who’s understanding.”
– CLEO Bachelors 2018 Freshest Face winner Kelvin Ho
“For me, it’s someone who communicates openly and who doesn’t try and change me. Trying to bury stuff can be very unhealthy in a relationship, and I believe love is about compromising and adapting to each other’s needs.”
– CLEO Bachelor 2018 Freshest Face winner Leonard Heng
“Someone who is tough on the outside but soft on the inside, and someone who is opinionated, but open to agreeing to disagree. She should understand that in a relationship, it’s all about give and take, and also try to get involved in my interests and life.”
– CLEO Bachelor 2018 Hadi Danial