He's also going to have to like me back, and treat me properly, and want the same thing.
You all have the right to go after whatever you put out there. If you are nice - you deserve someone nice. If you are smart, then damn straight you deserve someone smart. If you've got a great job, then yeah you deserve someone who has their ish together. If you are hot - yep, you deserve someone hot. It's not entitlement, it's earning it.
So. I make money to support myself. And oh do I have to support myself. On my own through the hard times. I have friends and family but yes there are ways in which an intimate partner would be great.