So even though the “science behind love” doesn’t show that attractiveness is a quality that predicts and sustains happy, long-term relationships, why do some people use that criteria so soon in the evaluating process?Though this approach can work for some, if it hasn’t been particularly effective in the past, why continue to immediately evaluate your soul mate in this way?
I couldn’t date somebody who I wasn’t physically attracted to.
The more I got to know my boyfriend, the more physically attractive he became in my eyes.
Not even a short while after beginning to date, I found him sexy and handsome (and his attractiveness just increases even to this day).
A field study was conducted in which individuals were randomly paired with one another at a "Computer Dance." Level of aspiration hypotheses were not confirmed.
Regardless of S's own attractiveness, by far the largest determinant of how much his partner was liked, how much he wanted to date the partner again, and how often he actually asked the partner out was simply how attractive the partner was.
This person is funny, smart, likes the same things as you and is the biggest sweetheart ever. Read what these girls had to say about looks in a relationship, and then let us know what you think.