There are plenty of studies on this strangely anti-Darwinian phenomenon - studies which I think don't answer the question as well as I, with my oh-so-steadfast opinions, can, do, and will. Let's talk about what exactly is wrong with these conventionally attractive men, and let's talk about what is right about these, well, conventionally -attractive men.Anecdotal evidence aside, I know for a fact that I don't find "hot" men attractive.* Let me clarify - I find them pleasing to the eye, and every so often quite tempting, but I don't find myself actually attracted to them. [Disclaimer: This post should in no way indicate that my boyfriend is ugly and/or unattractive.2) Women, on the other hand, rate 80% of men as below average.Let me repeat: It’s women, not men, who have unrealistic standards for the “average” member of the opposite sex.Men find most women reasonably attractive but spend their time writing only to the hottest ones. As for how this affects YOUR online dating experience?• The average female sender gets a 30% reply rate from the most attractive males. Once again, proving that attractive women are at the top of the online dating totem pole. First of all, count your blessings that you UNDERSTAND this.
, though I would probably argue that Kevin James is kind of a stud, and really, that's exactly the point I plan on making-- and we see it in our friends.
The most attractive men get 11X more than unattractive men.
To sum up, women find most men ugly, but write to them anyway.
A friend forwarded me an article about looks on the dating site Ok Okay, maybe it didn’t blow my mind, but it did validate everything that I’ve ever said about online dating.
I’m going to do my best to summarize– and explain what you can learn from it. 1) Men have a very fair assessment of women’s overall attractiveness.