I've given up on human women, the handfull relations I had I was emotionally neglected and played with. I've reached the conclusion that only in animals will I find unconditional love. I'm well set in life with a good job that I can work part time, I just want to relax, play music and enjoy the company of a dog.
So here's the catch, for most of my life living with my parents we had cats, there was one female cat that I had a really strong connection to and it to me, however it's way of showing love was mostly to lay at my feet in bed or sit next to me on the sofa with some space inbetween while watching TV and enjoying a nuzzle every now and then but not too much.
I'm living on my own and I'm looking for a dog, I've never owned one but I'm confident I'll be able to take care of it's needs including exercise.
What dog breed shows it's love in a way that matches human love the closest?
I'm talking about the following kinds of behaviour:
-Hike together through the forest, sitting down and just enjoying each other's company
-Laying against/on top of me while I'm watching TV
-Laying against me in bed
-Looking at me with adoration as I return home
-Enjoying long cuddles
What I don't want:
-Chihuahua or other breeds this small
I was thinking of a Border collie but I want to hear what you guys think or have experienced first cause I know jackshit about dogs.