The $100,000 dollar question is...How do you know if he/she is a keeper? Dating can seem like a daunting task for those of you on the market and filtering through incompatible partners can be a difficult (and expensive) task. So how do you KNOW that he or she is a keeper? Here are the top 10 things you should look for in a future mate.

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10.) They take a genuine interest in your interests

9.) The person is a giver not a taker

8.) You can always count on them to be there...always!

7.) They can deal with your little bad habits

6.) You don't ever wonder if you could do better

5.) You fight well together. Everyone has disagreements but you work through them without hurting the other person

4.) You have the same value system

3.)That person is trustworthy

2.) They are your best friend

1.) They have shown they are capable of commitment in other areas of life

Just a small checklist that should help you out in your search for true love! Most of the time the person you end up with will find you when you're least expecting it!