In today’s fast-evolving dating landscape, the term “high-value man” has boomed— exponentially.
We all have a vague idea of what makes a man “high-value”, but what are some key traits that encompass this new version of tall, dark and handsome? And, most importantly, what is it like to actually date someone like that? What sets him apart from the crowd?
Beyond financial status, these men embody qualities that put them several steps ahead— but, before we get into it, there’s one trait that we all know sets the bar high at the very beginning:
You will not be receiving any 3am “wyd” (or our favorite iteration: “u up?”) texts.
Instead, you’ll be browsing the itinerary that his assistant sent you for your first date.
1. Bill-Splitting Is Not in His Vocabulary
In luxury dating, a high-value man will never suggest splitting the bill. He believes in treating his partner, in taking care of them and all of the details of the date. Your focus will be on making memories, not calculating costs. From extravagant dinners at Michelin-starred restaurants to private chef-prepared feasts, he’ll ensure that your dining experiences are seamless affairs; from pick up, to table, to the final drink of the evening.
2. Restaurants Are a Grand Affair
When dining with a high-value man in luxury dating, you’ll never find yourself in a restaurant where the bill is less than your designer shoes. He knows how to create an opulent dining experience that rivals your fashion choices. Expect exclusive reservations at establishments known for their ambience, star quality chefs, and ability to transport you and your date. Kaiseki food at a top Japanese sushi spot, a myriad of Korean courses, oysters and French champagne with a view of the ocean— he’ll always keep you guessing.
3. A Man of the World
High-value men bring adventure to your relationship and beyond. Expect spontaneous getaways to exotic destinations that you’ve probably never even heard of (he’s going to have the inside knowledge of the world’s top spots, so your job should be packing the necessary outfits, and leaving it up to him). Whether it’s hot air ballooning over an ancient Turkish city, diving into crystal-clear waters in the Seychelles, or exploring remote corners of the world, he’s your ticket to a facet of the world that you will never have imagined.
4. A Vast Network
In the world of luxury dating, a high-value man has an extensive network of influential connections. Whether you dream of attending elite events or launching your own business, he’ll open doors that you never knew existed. His connections extend to industry leaders, creatives, and cultural influencers, ensuring that you have access to exclusive opportunities and experiences.
5. Clothing Maketh Man
When dating a high-value man, your partner will be the epitome of style and sophistication. He knows the importance of looking your best and will accompany you on shopping sprees to ensure that the pair of you are as sharp in your style as you are in your banter. Taste and tailoring are important to a high-value man, because he will be aware of how much the physical image is presented to the world. When you date him, you’ll have to keep up— too bad that might mean a shopping trip to Milan.
6. The Art of Gifting
Expect lavish surprises from your high-value man. He excels in choosing thoughtful, extravagant gifts that reflect your unique tastes. Every gift is a celebration of your connection, carefully selected to express his care for you, and his regard for your personal wishes, tastes and preferences. From fine jewelry to custom-designed experiences, his gifts are a testament to his attention to detail.
7. Grand Gestures
Luxury dating is synonymous with grand romantic gestures. High-value men believe in expressing their love through extravagant surprises, from helicopter rides at sunset to candlelit dinners on a private beach. He’s going to be spontaneous, to a certain degree, and he’s going to want to shock you a little. There is something impulsive about many high-value men— after all: no risk, no reward.
8. Willing to Explore Your Interests
Your high-value partner will show genuine interest in your passions, whether it’s art, music, or travel. He’ll eagerly explore your interests and introduce you to new experiences based on those. His curiosity and enthusiasm with regard to you will mirror his curiosity and enthusiasm in all aspects of his life— he’ll want to decode your relationship like a new business venture, and find out just where to invest his time and attention.
9. Meticulous to a Fault
A High-value man checks his facts once, and then checks them again. For example, when planning a getaway with a high-value man, expect tailor-made itineraries and zero layovers at arbitrary airports. He takes the time to understand your preferences, ensuring that every aspect of your journey is crafted to perfection. From selecting dream destinations to finding bespoke, private hotels, your getaways will be sans any stress at all.
10. Committed to Personal Growth
High-value men are committed to personal growth and development. They’ll inspire and support you in pursuing your dreams and achieving your aspirations. He will have his life together, he will know the direction that he’s going in, he will have reached certain goals for himself— being exposed to this will give you a window into what’s possible.
11. The Way of the Future
In luxury dating, a high-value man is not just focused on the present. He’s committed to building a future with you, from shared investments to envisioning a life of real prosperity. He’ll be thinking long-term, because that’s what a high-value man does; he plans one step ahead, and then another step ahead of that. You’ll be able to look forward and feel secure in the knowledge that the pair of you are set to take the road less traveled, and paved with gold.
At the end of the day, what distinguishes a high-value man in dating is his unique approach to romance and relationships. Dating becomes luxury dating. It becomes Hypergamous. He’s the partner who adds a touch of extravagance to your story. In 2023’s dating sphere, finding a high-value man is not just about wealth; it’s about finding an individual as passionate and driven in the relationship as he is in his business affairs, who is certain of himself, and who is above all, certain of you.
High-value individuals are a luxury to be near. They create a sense of well-being around them, regardless of where they are.
The thing is, they’re not easy people to come across in your day to day life— except for on Seeking.com.