Maybe it’s sparkling eyes and a rakish smile. Maybe it’s a guy who takes the trash out every Tuesday.

On the eve of Valentine’s Day, you tell us. What do women want in a mate?

A UMaine professor has done the research – he found that women want a man who’s less Evel Knievel, more Michael Phelps – but, ladies of the tri-county, we’d like to hear directly from you. Send a sentence or two to reporter Kathryn Skelton by Feb. 3 for an upcoming story. You can reach her at [email protected] or 689-2844. Include a name and hometown and just what it is you’re after. And if you’ve found him, all the better. Let us know that, too.


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