A study has found that women would rather have an average-looking partner than a perfect 10 as they would always be worried about their partner attracting attention if they were good-looking. The YouGov study has found that only 7 per cent of women would like their ideal partners to be a "perfect 10", while the most popular choice was being okay with an avergae looking partner, with 26 per cent women saying they would be okay with a 5 on the attractiveness scale. The results of the research found that men were more likely to think that being physically attractive was an important quality in a partner, with the largest group, 22 per cent, saying their ideal mate would score 8 out of ten, and 15 per cent saying they would prefer a partner who was a 10 out of According to the study the most popular choices across both genders were 5, 7 and 8 out of With 40 per cent of respondents putting themselves in the 5 out of 10 category. Lucy Beresford, the sex and relationships expert for radio station LBC, said to the Telegraph , "For men, it's more that the person they're with in a way reflects on their own attractiveness. The study found that the better someone rated themselves, the more likely they were to say they would want a partner who scored better on the scale. Dating expert Susan Quilliam said to the Telegraph , "Several pieces of research show that having a very attractive partner makes people feel a bit insecure - so think if you're very, very, very attractive then you might wander off and find someone else".
Am I less hot than I think?
Some might be offended by the backhanded nature of it -- and all of the hot girls I know happen to have amazing personalities as well -- but for us only halfway decent-looking people, we must cling to our charm and charisma. Good personalities are kind of our purview. So we did, and we got good at it. Oh, you want to buy my hot friend drinks? Well, guess what? You gotta deal with me too! Well, I have a sneaky feeling that I have to pee and take her with me, forever. Some people are absolutely stunned when an average girl makes the first move on a guy.
The benefits of being average
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My second job is as a matchmaker where I deal with mostly male clients and I hear it all the time. Everyone wants to be attracted to their significant other. So if men are just looking for hot women — how can you, an average looking woman, find a boyfriend? Because having dealt with over clients, I have got more than just a little perspective on exactly how important attractiveness is on the dating scene for women. Here are my tips on how to find a boyfriend as an average looking woman. There is a lot to be learned here about how you can use this knowledge in your power. It is how they talk, smile and laugh. As an average looking woman, you can totally up your attractiveness level just by showing off the best parts of your personality.