How to Win Joe Manganiello's Heart in 7 Steps

The "True Blood" star opens up about dating and what he's looking for.

June 30, 2014 -- intro: Fans of "True Blood" know that Joe Manganiello smolders on-screen. Now, he's got a title to prove it: People magazine named him the Hottest Bachelor. In the issue, the actor, 37, opened up about why he's single ("I just haven't found that right person!" he explained) and what he's looking for in a partner. Think you've got what it takes to win his heart? Here are a few of his must-haves.

quicklist: 1 title: Be a Good Person text: The "Magic Mike" actor explained that he's looking for a woman he vibes well with, and this person sounds pretty great. "Someone I can trust. That I can talk to. That is supportive [and] fun-loving," he said. "And obviously, somebody that I'm attracted to!"

quicklist: 2 title: Have Physical Chemistry With Him text: Manganiello was asked what advice his mother gave him and turns out, it's, well, of the intimate variety. Literally. "She said sex counts for about 40 percent of the relationship," he said, "but if it's bad it's 60!"

quicklist: 3 title: Let Him Pursue You text: "A man falls in love by chasing," he explained. "It would be weird if I had a girl calling me, picking me up, holding the door open for me, paying for my dinner. I'm old-fashioned!"

quicklist: 4 title: Want to Have Children text: He may be single now, but Manganiello wants to get married and have children one day. "But you have to do it in the right situation," he said. "I don't want to enter into something that I know is not gonna go the distance."

quicklist: 5 title: Be Honest text: "My deal-breaker is cheating or lying," he said without flinching. "Period."

quicklist: 6 title: Be OK with Unpredictability text: Manganiello explained that he's part Sicilian, which means he's a "passionate," "hot-blooded person." "If you don't like spicy," he warned, "then maybe I'm not for you."

quicklist: 7 title: Be a Big Eater text: Not only does Manganiello always have Omaha steaks and boneless chicken breasts in his fridge, but he relaxes by enjoying one of his favorite meals, he said.