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This Woman's Response To "Share Something A Man Did That Made You Realize You've Been Accepting Too Little From Men" Has Started A Viral Conversation About Relationships

"He asks me what my top two choices are of entrees and whatever I don't order, he orders so that if I don't like my meal, we can switch around."

Recently, TikTok user @ayandastood asked people to name something a man did for them that made them realize they've been expecting too little from men:


Besties let’s get into it! Comment section needs to help everyone raise their standards #dating #datingstandards #datingmenishard #datingtiktok

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And a woman named Rose answered the question on a whole new level:


#stitch with @ayandastood anyone that knows drake knows he is the epitome of a dream man

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In her viral video — which has nearly 12 million views — Rose shared some of the things her fiancé, Drake, does for her: "I used to drive an old Hyundai Sante Fe with no heating, no air, and no music and he would let me drive his car to work and he would take mine to his work so I could listen to music and have air conditioning since my drive was two minutes longer..."

A screenshot of Rose from TikTok

"When we go to a restaurant, he asks me what my top two choices are of entrees and whatever I don't order, he orders so that if I don't like my meal, we can switch around."

"If I tell him I'm having a bad day, he comes home from work with either flowers, ingredients for him to make me a meal, or some sort of gift. Right now he works 9–5 and I'm finishing up my last year of college, so I'm bearing a lot of the housework. But anytime he comes home and he sees that I've cleaned something, he points to it and says, 'Thank you for doing that.'"

"I teach spin classes, and for about a year, he was the only guy at any of my spin classes. He would show up every single time so that when I looked into the bikes, I would have someone I could make eye contact with and feel more confident in my teaching."

"Drake doesn't like to drink, so any time I go out, he drops me off and picks me up without any sort of complaint or any jealousy. We've been dating since I was 15, so I set these expectations when I was young of the way I wanted to be treated and he has always met and exceeded them..."

It was evident right away that Rose's video was eye-opening for some.

comments saying "my expectations are hell" and "sometimes i forget men are capable of being like this"

BuzzFeed spoke to 22-year-old Rose and 23-year-old Drake, who have been together for seven years. "When I saw the TikTok asking what a man has done that has raised my expectations, about 100 examples of the kindness Drake shows me entered my mind. I wanted to share (and honestly brag) about my other half being a light to this world, and that everyone should be with someone who makes them feel so proud to be their significant other," said Rose.

And Rose said that what she listed in her TikTok is just a snippet of how Drake is there for her on a consistent basis. "When I went to audition to be a group fitness instructor, I spent an hour crying in the car due to the anxiety. I went home and didn't know if I wanted to do the audition anymore. Drake looked at me and said, 'That's ridiculous. You're doing it.' After that, for a week straight, Drake spent hours at the gym with me to practice my audition routine, making sure I was able to count the beat of the music so I would get more comfortable with explaining the movements. I got the job."

Rose thinks the video went so viral because it showed what men are capable of and how selfless they can be. She also said that she returns the same kindness and love to him in their relationship.


Reply to @askingxxashley #greenscreen #greenscreenvideo no fears y’all, I treat him well too!

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"I don't feel like I treat Rose better than other men treat their partners, I just think we have a really good friendship. The TikTok was pretty one-sided and gave plenty of examples on things I do that she appreciates, but most of the examples she gave was my attempt to reciprocate the amazing things she does for me. Despite the fact that Rose and I have been dating since high school and are soon to be married, I'm still pretty under qualified to give any meaningful relationship advice to other men. However, regarding the video, I've greatly appreciated the many compliments and inflated ego that have come with Rose going viral," explained Drake.

Rose hopes her video helps people realize how they deserve to be treated in a relationship. "Be with someone so great that people who have never met you hope so dearly that you give the same love that your significant other gives to the world."


Reply to @veronugget #greenscreen the man himself

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You can follow Rose and Drake on Instagram and TikTok.