Dating a less attractive man
The finding "seems very reasonable," said Dan Ariely, a professor of behavioral economics at MIT's Program in Media Arts and Sciences and Sloan School of Management. Women seem to be sensitive to men's height and salary," said Ariely, who was not involved in the recent study.
Participants were on average in their early to mid-20s.Mc Nulty suggests wives mirror, in some ways, the level of support they get from husbands."The husband who's less physically attractive than his wife is getting something more than maybe he can expect to get," Mc Nulty told ."He's getting something better than he's providing at that level.Women seeking a lifelong mate might do well to choose the guy a notch below them in the looks category.
New research reveals couples in which the wife is better looking than her husband are more positive and supportive than other match-ups.
For example, for a man, a beautiful woman must simply appear beautiful.