Everyone jokes about how women are high maintenance but, according to this list, it takes at least ten times more work to keep HER happy than it does to keep HIM happy!

According to this fun survey that a friend sent me, it only takes five things to keep a man happy, although Lou Russo added a sixth!

1. Feed him

2. Keep your love life good

3. Don't nag

4. Dont constantly check his phone messages

5. Don't bother him with where he is every minute of the day

6. (Lou Russo's tip): Let him be in charge of the remote control.

NOW... here are all the things it takes to make a woman happy:

TO MAKE A WOMAN HAPPY, A MAN NEEDS TO BE:

1. a friend

2. a companion

2. a lover

4. a brother

5. a father

6. a master

7. a chef

8. an electrician

9. a plumber

10. a mechanic

11. a carpenter

12. a decorator

13. a stylist

14. a master of knowing how to make a woman feel physically good

15. a knowledge of the workings of a woman's body when she's not feeling well

16. a psychologist

17. a pest exterminator

18. a psychiatrist

19. a healer

20. a good listener

21. an organizer

22. a good father

23. very clean

24. sympathetic

25. athletic

26. warm

27. attentive

28. gallant

29. intelligent

30. funny

31. creative

32. tender

33. strong

34. understanding

35. tolerant

36. prudent

37. ambitious

38. capable

39. courageous

40. determined

41. true

42. dependable

43. passionate

WITHOUT FORGETTING TO:

44. give her compliments regularly

45. go shopping with her

46. be honest

47. be financially responsible, financially stable, and well-off

48. not stress her out

49. not look at other girls

AND AT THE SAME TIME HE MUST ALSO:

50. give her lots of attention

51. give her lots of time, including lots of time for herself

52. give her lots of space, and not worry about where she goes

BUT MOST OF ALL IT IS VERY IMPORTANT THAT HE:

53. Never forget birthdays, anniversaries, Valentine's Day, and any arrangements she has made with you.

How many things on this list do YOU require in a partner?