WHAT WOMEN WISH MEN KNEW

(From a Woman's Day/AOL survey)

What TV show is most like your marriage?

  • 29% said "Survivor"
  • 26% said "The Simpsons"
  • 25% said "Desperate Housewives"
  • 20% said "7th Heaven"

When you tell him you're "fine," what you really mean is...

  • 43% said "I want to talk about what's bothering me, even if I say I don't."
  • 34% said "I'm not fine, and no, I don't want to talk about it."
  • 23% said "I'm good, thanks for asking."

You can tell your husband is listening when he...

  • 42% said "looks me straight in the eyes."
  • 27% said "does the talking. Then I know he's listening."
  • 20% said "turns off the television."
  • 11% said "nods his head in agreement."

What's missing most from your relationship?

  • 35% said physical intimacy including holding hands and kissing
  • 27% said conversation he thinks communication happens during halftime
  • 22% said time alone
  • 16% said nothing I couldn't ask for a more fulfilling relationship

Men look most attractive dressed in...

  • 48% said jeans and a t-shirt
  • 20% said a uniform
  • 20% said a business suit
  • 12% said nothing at all

What household chore would you most like your husband to help with?

  • 31% said just take the trash out
  • 30% said cooking
  • 23% said laundry
  • 16% said there's no way he can make the bed the way I like it, I'd rather do it myself

You would rather marry a man who...

  • 54% said makes you laugh like Will Ferrell
  • 21% said has more money than Bill Gates
  • 15% said is mysterious like Robert DeNiro
  • 10% said has washboard abs like Matthew McConaughey

After a bad day, you'd like him to...

  • 54% said give me a hug
  • 21% said listen to my problems without trying to solve them
  • 18% said offer to make dinner and put the kids to bed
  • 7% said fix me a drink

How's your sex life?

  • 31% said, "Are you kidding? It's nonexistent."
  • 26% said, "Still hot and steamy."
  • 25% said, "It's great, but doesn't compare to our first years together."
  • 18% said, "Sometimes I'd rather crawl in bed with a good book."

When you say, "Does this make me look fat?" You really want to hear?

  • 65% said his opinion. That's why I ask.
  • 35% said a resounding "no." Tell me I'm beautiful no matter what I'm wearing.