But I quickly gleaned that life spent in the company of a self-serving simpleton is no life at all. Yes, we started out shallow, now we're here: As women mature, we rarely see our partner's appearance as a measure of our own value, in stark contrast to those men who try to distract us from their deep-seated insecurities by dragging an extra-shiny, much-hotter lady friend around with them like an overpriced designer handbag.
(Timely case in point: our newish president, whose ego is more fragile than a Ming vase and whose looks are ten thousand leagues under Melania's sea.)At a time when women look better, value appearance less, and don't feel the need to prop up their sense of self-worth with arm candy as men do, perhaps it's only natural to encounter mismatched-looking couples roaming about, openly challenging Darwin's views of sexual selection.
"When oil prices dropped, some of this industry left and so did many people.
The guys mostly look like Gary Busey after a three-day doughnut-and-bourbon bender. Like many of us—on every point along the gender spectrum—I spent my formative years experimenting with just how much stupidity, selfishness, and humorlessness I could tolerate for the sake of dating hotties.We have shared wonderful moments, we spent nights and even weekends together…Sex was important, but that was not the most important thing between us… Feeling loved by another man has helped me being more self-confident.This was a far smaller percentage than expected by chance, showing that there is some selective preference for taller men.It is also noted that height is a “masculine” characteristic.All of your charming tales about having so much in common ("He ? But this being an aspirational magazine for men, let's stick to the former.) The mystery intensifies when the lady in question is not only gorgeous but also smart, funny, and wildly successful, and the guy in question is a scruffy-looking dude with a dad bod, a nonexistent career, and a bad habit of showing up to red-carpet events looking like he just got off a fifteen-hour flight from Mongolia. There are unquestionably more beautiful women in the world than there are handsome men.