Women generally want to feel appreciated and have a say in a relationship. Love is there but it cannot be absolutely called love because nowadays it all depends on the circumstances and how a woman perceives a man to be . Most men have a good heart towards women and women too however, any female human being never forgets any wrong doing so they create a database of what you have said and all that hurts them . To be fear women is to be cautious about what you say because they can wait until you have loose the say in the house and you regret . It is not all women and it all depends on how someone was brought up. Are you proud of your girlfriend ?