1. You impress me beyond a bank account.
2. You push me to be a better human being.
3. You comfortably use the word “date,” instead of hang out, chill, or come over and watch Netflix .
4. You interrupt our date to take a call from your Mom .
5. You plant me sweet ones on the cheek .
6. You’re a mensch and you know what that means.
7. You treat the people around you with kindness – taxi drivers, waiters, even lost tourists.
8. You check-in .
9. You work out without grunting or taking mirror selfies .
10. You’re down to sprawl across my bed and trade off sections of the New York Times .
11. You walk me home, even when it’s out of your way .
12. You always wait for me .
13. You know more about rap than me .
14. You also get kind of hood when you’ve been drinking too much .
15. You have me walk on the inside of the sidewalk .
16. You make it clear that you “get” life .
17. You or your roommate has a puppy and/or kitten .
18. Your bedroom resembles an old bookstore .
19. You’re not racist or homophobic .
20. You never forget to suggest pizza on the way home, mostly so I don’t have to.