This cartoon joke illustrates what men need and what women think men need. Women, especially after having children, have tendencies to look after the physical and domestic needs of their husbands/partners but often neglect the emotional needs.
There’s a funny joke, “A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle”. Ha! Ha! Which makes me think, “A man needs a woman like a fish needs water”. That’s why they say, “Behind every successful man there’s a woman’.