Ashton Kutcher's Relationship Advice: 'Don't Wait For A Problem To Work On Things'

Ashton Kutcher on the cover of Men's Health (Dec. 2011) Ashton Kutcher on the cover of Men's Health (Dec. 2011)

As Ashton Kutcher moves on following his split from wife Demi Moore, he says there is one kind of woman he’s not looking for – someone who will “change” him.

In a candid interview with Women’s Health magazine, conducted prior to Thursday’s announcement that Demi was seeking a divorce from her husband of six years, Ashton spoke about relationships and the opposite sex.

“What’s the best relationship advice you’ve ever been given?” the magazine asked the “Two and a Half Men” star.

“I think it’s all about working on the relationship and making it better… when it’s good. Don’t wait for a problem to work on things,”

Ashton replied. “The goal is not to get into a relationship; the goal is to be in a relationship.”

As for the type of woman Ashton has no interesting in being with, the actor said “I could never be with a woman who felt like she needed to change me.”

As previously reported on, Demi, 49, announced on Thursday she was seeking a divorce from Ashton, 33.

And while Demi would likely contend there are things her soon-to-be-ex could work on, Ashton said there is one relationship goal he still hopes to achieve.

“I would just like a woman someday, somewhere, at some point in my life to say to me, ‘You’re a great listener.’ Haven’t heard it yet, and that’s a superior compliment to get from a woman,” he explained. “But I’m going to work on it.”

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