A friend forwarded me an article about looks on the dating site Ok Okay, maybe it didn’t blow my mind, but it did validate everything that I’ve ever said about online dating.
I’m going to do my best to summarize– and explain what you can learn from it. 1) Men have a very fair assessment of women’s overall attractiveness.
As the divorce rate increases, boys continue to let us down, and sexual trysts with hot men only ever turn into one-night stands; maybe we no longer want to waste our time looking for the love our parents never found.
A study reported in Daily News revealed that women who marry uglier men have happier marriages than ones who marry attractive men. Men are more concerned with the appearance of their mate, ensuring they will have good genes to pass on to their children.
Something suddenly dawned on me after a few seconds, something obvious and slightly disturbing.
In a similar study reported in the Journal of Family Psychology, 82 newlyweds were evaluated, and the couples with a wife more attractive than her husband were more content than those couples with equal attractiveness.
I took this group in through my peripherals and noticed the ladies were all wearing sky-high stilettos and ultra-chic outfits.
I also noticed their husbands were all shorter than they were; I wondered if it was because of the heels.
I was sitting in a Spanish restaurant in Alphabet City with my little sister.
She was in town for the weekend from Boston, and I was treating her to shrimp stew, churros and the tales of my not-so-glamorous life in NYC.