She behaves like a lady, and expects people to treat others with respect.
5. Sticks up for herself
She doesn't tolerate being abused and humiliated. She knows she deserves nothing less than a husband who respects her and works for their family's safety and well-being.
6. Doesn't depend on anyone to be happy
She does not expect her husband to make her happy, because she knows how to be happy already. She loves life and when something makes her sad, she does not surrender. She gets back up and fights to find joy again.
7. Is honest in all circumstances
She is honest in her finances, and how she feels. She keeps her word and expect those around her to do the same.
8. Has firm convictions
She has strong religious, political and social convictions, and doesn't give them up to please anyone.
9. Is a great role model
She is an inspiring person, worthy of emulation. She doesn't always need to be fashionable to be beautiful. She embodies light, which is easily seen in how she treats others.
10. Has a huge heart
She can't see an abandoned animal, a hungry person or someone going through difficult times without it affecting her. She doesn't rest until she does something to help.
11. Is courageous
She struggles to defend what's right, even if she has to fight alone for it.
12. Is transparent
She likes everything out in the open to get rid of misunderstandings.
13. Is friendly
In the simplest description of her, she's a nice woman and a friend to everyone.
Rather than being sorry for not having what she wants, she's grateful for what she has.
15. Oozes charm and femininity
She manages to do this without bothering to fit the world's standards of beauty.
16. Doesn't conform to injustice
She's not silent about injustice. She doesn't gossip and would never pass on information that would hurt someone, nor does she worry about having to please people. She really wants things to be done the right way.
17. Is organized and hygienic
She tries to keep her spaces clean and organized.
18. Is peaceful
She hates fights, and does her best to be a peacemaker.
If she sees something wrong, she will have a frank conversation, but she won't create drama that isn't there. She trusts her husband because she loves him.
Some qualities delight any good man. Obviously, no one can do each one of these things all the time, but work on the good things you're doing now and add to it. Just like any good woman with high self esteem wouldn't accept anything less than a wonderful man at her side, a good man is no fool for never wanting to lose a woman with attributes like these.
This article has been translated and adapted by Amberlee Lovell from the original, "
Erika Strassburger is Brazilian, mother of three cute and funny boys. She earned a bachelor's degree in Business Administration 20 years ago. Now, she works as a freelance writer and translator. She loves oil painting and ventures sometimes in this artistic work.