one was "kind and understanding," followed by "exciting personality" and then "intelligent. People, though, are liars.
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In real-life dating studies, which get closer to genuine intentions, physical attractiveness and earning potential strongly predict romantic attraction.
While people tend to prefer people similar Sweet housewives seeking hot sex Northbrook themselves in terms of traits like religiousness or thriftiness, when it comes to beauty and income, more is almost always seen as better.
All you need is money or power, the notion goes, and beautiful lovers present themselves to you for the taking.
When Homer Simpson once came into a pound surfeit of sugar, Housewives looking casual sex Sparks Nebraska id instinct was to turn it into fortune and sexual prosperity. University of Notre Dame sociologist Elizabeth McClintock has done exhaustive research on the idea of people exchanging traits.
Her work was published last month in American Sociological Review, looking at data from 1, couples in various stages of relationships, including dating, cohabiting, and married. The dominant force in mating is matching. What appears to be an exchange of beauty for socioeconomic status is often actually not an exchange, McClintock wrote, but a series of matched Fuck mature women in belfast.
Economically successful women partner with economically successful men, and physically attractive women partner with physically attractive men. If the guys are hot, too, then sure, they can get a hot girl.
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So these variables can be hard to isolate.
McClintock has also found that the pervasive tendency toward rating higher-status people as more attractive seems to perpetuate.
It creates this self-affirming circle where we never even stop to ask if we perceive the man as good-looking.
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Women are as shallow as men when it comes to appearance, and they should focus on their own accomplishments.
But in this case, no love is lost. Submit a letter to the editor or write to letters theatlantic. James HamblinM.