Ten Signs She Is The One

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Josh Bowman is a professional fundraiser, story-teller, comedian, and blogger. He has worked and consulted in Vancouver, New York, and now Toronto for almost a decade. Josh improvises around Toronto, including regular shows with Opening Night Theatre, and also blogs for the Huffington Post. You can email Josh or follow him on Twitter. If you want to submit a guestpost or know more about Josh, check this post and this post out first.


  1. Tom Matlack says:

    Brilliant man. F’ing brilliant. Don’t forget to read what all these guys said about “the one” too:

  2. Good article overall, but I disagree with this statement:
    “She isn’t your friend, she’s your romantic partner.”
    Friendship is an excellent foundation for a romantic relationship, not just at the start but also on an ongoing basis.

    • Nick, mostly says:

      I think what he meant is to draw a distinction between someone who sees you as a platonic friend and someone who desires you sexually. I suppose if two people want a strictly companionate relationship, where sex is not part of it, then more power to them, but it sounds like Josh is looking for something a bit more and wants someone on the same page.

      • Nick, mostly says:

        and by “more” I mean in the sense of friendship plus a sexual connection, not to say that a relationship that includes sex is categorically better than a relationship that doesn’t.

        • Joanna Schroeder says:

          Yeah, he clearly means that you have to have both… You can’t just “decide” someone’s going to be your life partner if there isn’t that thing that makes you want to devour them. (in a good way).

        • Nothing against my friends, but I do think sex makes a relationship categorically better. It’s another level.

  3. It’s the _Flying_ Spaghetti Monster, thank you very much.

  4. Number 11: You enjoy spending time with her family.

  5. Brava, Josh. Brava. You had me at hello.

  6. #11. You feel comfortable being yourself around her.
    #12. She laughs at your corny jokes (very important)

  7. Yes. Thorough list. Especially 8 , being in the same place.

  8. Enjoyed the piece except for parts of #10. It came across that a non “straight” dude is some how less masculine just because of that. Maybe not what you meant to communicate but certainly what I got out of it.

    As for the other stuff our was awesome. Could go either way as well if a man is looking for a female or male partner.


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