Dating an unattractive man
”As much as love is a drug, worship is an even easier one to get addicted to. As the Stone Roses so eloquently put it, “I wanna be adored!According to a study published in UK’s Telegraph, less attractive men are inherently more confident about their looks due to an evolutionary trait that keeps them from missing mating opportunities.It's a false confidence, but confidence, nonetheless.We’ve felt great taking him out, showing him off to our friends and taking Facebook photos with him.But at dinner, in bed or watching a movie in the darkness, when we saw his phone blinking and his distant stares, we didn’t feel so comforted.
We’ve come to an age where as much as we secretly yearn for big pecks, full hairlines and six-pack abs, we've also started to yearn for something else; something that will comfort us late at night more than big arms and perfect bone structure: security We’ve all been screwed by the Hot Guy, felt insecure around the good-looking guy or experienced the constant anxiety that comes with dating a guy who thinks he’s better than us.
Men who are hotter than their wives, however, are more likely to take them for granted.
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.
The key word here, "consequential," means that women's looks are dependent on their ability to secure a man and a relationship.
Women aren’t going after less attractive men, they are being pursued by them more often.
Many women are interested in being attractive to men.