If a woman displays these 7 subtle behaviors, she’s a really lovely person

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There’s a world of difference between seeming like a nice person and truly being a lovely one.

If we look closely, it’s all about the subtle behaviors. These are the tiny actions that genuinely lovely women unknowingly exhibit, like a smile that reaches their eyes or a sincere word of encouragement when you need it the most.

As a relationship expert, I can tell you that recognizing these actions isn’t always easy – they’re often as delicate as a butterfly’s wingbeat. However, once you start noticing them, you’ll realize they’re the real indicators of a woman’s loveliness.

In this article, we’ll delve into those subtle behaviors that reveal the inherent kindness in women. And trust me, once you start noticing these signs, you’ll start appreciating the women in your life all the more!

1) Genuine interest

In the hustle and bustle of life, it’s easy to overlook the importance of genuine interest in others.

Yet, this is a key trait that truly lovely women possess. They don’t feign interest, they express it authentically, and it’s noticeable in their actions and words.

This isn’t about showering everyone with compliments or trying to please all. It’s about being genuinely invested in other’s lives, their stories, their triumphs and troubles.

Look out for this subtle behavior – a woman who asks insightful questions, listens attentively, and engages meaningfully in conversations. These are signs of genuine interest.

2) Embracing imperfections

It might seem a bit unorthodox, but one of the subtle behaviors of a truly lovely woman is her ability to embrace imperfections – both in herself and others.

In a world that often promotes perfection, this trait stands out like a beacon. It’s not about celebrating flaws, but rather accepting them as part of the rich tapestry of life.

A woman who can laugh at her own mistakes, and doesn’t harshly judge others for theirs, radiates an inner beauty that’s infectious. She understands that everyone has their strengths and weaknesses, and she accepts these without hesitation, including her own.

3) Independence and interdependence

There’s a delicate balance in relationships that I’ve often observed – the balance between independence and interdependence. A truly lovely woman understands this balance and subtly displays it in her behavior.

She values her independence, cherishes her alone time, and respects the same in others. Yet, she also understands the importance of connection and togetherness, seamlessly weaving between the two without losing herself or smothering others.

In my book, Breaking The Attachment: How To Overcome Codependency in Your Relationship, I delve deeper into this concept. But for now, remember, a woman who can maintain this equilibrium is truly lovely – she respects individuality while nurturing connections.

4) Kindness in action

One of the most telling signs of a lovely woman is how she treats others, especially when she thinks no one’s watching. Kindness is not just a virtue, it’s an action. And it’s in those subtle, everyday actions where true loveliness shines through.

Whether it’s giving up her seat for an elderly person on the bus, or spending a few extra minutes to help a colleague with a task – these small acts of kindness speak volumes about her character.

I recall a quote from Mark Twain that always struck a chord with me, “Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see”. It’s true – kindness doesn’t need to be flashy or grand, it just needs to be sincere.

5) Authenticity

In a world that often promotes fitting in, it’s refreshing to meet someone who dares to be themselves. Authenticity is a subtle trait that lovely women exhibit.

An authentic woman doesn’t feel the need to hide her true self or conform to societal norms. She is comfortable being herself and encourages others to do the same.

I’ve always admired women who can stand tall in their authenticity. It’s a trait that not only defines their loveliness but also inspires others to embrace their individuality.

So, watch out for a woman who isn’t afraid to show her true colors. That authenticity is a surefire sign of her loveliness.

6) Patience and understanding

Patience is a trait that’s often overlooked yet it’s a cornerstone of loveliness. A woman who exhibits patience with herself and others radiates an inner peace that’s truly attractive.

Understanding goes hand in hand with patience. It’s about being able to empathize with others and see things from their perspective. As the character Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird wisely said, “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view.”

In my own life, I’ve found that patience and understanding have been instrumental in building stronger relationships. They foster trust and create a space for open communication.

7) Emotional courage

Let’s get real here. Being a lovely person doesn’t mean being perpetually cheerful or never experiencing negative emotions. That’s unrealistic, and frankly, a bit inauthentic.

A truly lovely woman has the courage to feel and express her emotions, even when they’re uncomfortable. She understands that it’s okay to feel sad, angry, or scared. She doesn’t suppress these emotions, but acknowledges them and deals with them in a healthy way.

This emotional courage is raw and honest. And it reveals a depth of character that’s truly admirable.

Embracing loveliness

In the world of relationships and human behavior, nothing is black and white. We are complex beings, wired with a multitude of different emotions and traits that make us who we are. But if there’s one thing I’ve learned in my journey as a relationship expert, it’s that loveliness is not about being perfect.

It’s about displaying these subtle behaviors we’ve discussed, in our own unique ways.

A truly lovely woman embraces her imperfections, shows genuine interest in others, values authenticity, and understands the balance between independence and interdependence. She has emotional courage, exercises patience and understanding, and allows her kindness to shine through her actions.

As we dive deeper into understanding these behaviors, I believe this video by Justin Brown titled “Would you believe that mindfulness meditation can make people more selfish?” is a must-watch. It explores the idea of mindfulness accentuating what’s already inside us – good or bad. This idea is at the heart of our discussion about authenticity and emotional courage.

And remember, understanding ourselves and others is a journey, not a destination. So let’s continue to explore, learn, and grow together as we embrace the beauty of true loveliness.

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Tina Fey

I'm Tina Fey, the founder of the blog Love Connection. I've extremely passionate about sharing relationship advice. I've studied psychology and have my Masters in marital, family, and relationship counseling. I hope with all my heart to help you improve your relationships, and I hope that even if one thing I write helps you, it means more to me than just about anything else in the world. Check out my blog Love Connection, and if you want to get in touch with me, hit me up on Twitter

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