GLAM­OUR sur­vey Men, sex and you. 1 000 Of you told us ex­actly what turns you on (and off!)

We polled more than 1 000 women to find out: Are we into sen­si­tiv­ity these days? Tattoos? Man buns? Com­pare your turn-ons, here!

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imag­ine a fu­ture so­ci­ol­o­gist at­tempt­ing to doc­u­ment the com­pli­cated ro­man­tic mores of 2017. She turns her fo­cus to the men of the era, try­ing to fig­ure out what, ex­actly, women val­ued in a male part­ner. She scours the records of the day: In­sta­gram and Tum­blr, a few men’s mag­a­zines and an episode or two of True De­tec­tive. Af­ter study­ing this source ma­te­rial, she comes to a con­clu­sion – the ideal man of 2017 is a scruffy, man bun­wear­ing dude who is stylish enough to pull off Drake’s sweater col­lec­tion, even though he has a hint of dad bod. He loves fem­i­nism and memes, and he usu­ally rides a hov­er­board to work.

Since you’re a liv­ing, breath­ing woman in 2017, you al­ready know that the above dossier is in­cor­rect. De­spite the so­cial­me­dia pop­u­lar­ity of the afore­men­tioned Franken-boyfriend, what women re­ally want has noth­ing to do with Justin Bieber hair. We polled more than 1 000 het­ero­sex­ual women to find out how you de­fine the per­fect man, and it turns out Mr Won­der­ful is a nor­mal, loyal, hon­est guy. He’s funny, but he doesn’t show off on Twit­ter. He prefers jeans, a T-shirt and David Beck­ham-style briefs, and his well-groomed scruff is only the tini­est bit scratchy when you’re mak­ing out.

Oc­ca­sion­ally he’ll talk about his feel­ings and de­sire to have chil­dren one day, but in the mean­time, he’ll help with chores and walk the dog. He reads books but will also sit through a Net­flix marathon with the best of them. And most im­por­tant – whether he’s a hip­ster or an en­light­ened bro, an Aquar­ian or a Tau­rean – he SMSES once a day. In short, he’s a good boyfriend or hus­band. So, fu­ture aca­demics, do not be fooled by the hash­tags, nude pics or weird head­less six-pack self­ies the in­ter­net might leave be­hind. At the end of the day, the modern woman wants some­thing a lit­tle more ba­sic (in the best way). Read on and com­pare your opin­ions.

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