“From my personal experience, people who are better looking are less likely to pursue advanced degrees, or play an instrument or learn other languages,” says Benedict Beckeld, a 37-year-old Brooklyn writer with a doctorate in philosophy and the body of an Adonis.
But he’s quick to note that he’s not just a great set of abs — he also plays the violin and speaks seven languages.
Unlike the square-jawed bachelors who disrespected her, Argese is more boy-next-door in the looks department. “He’s not a model, but he’s so much more attractive in who he is as a person,” Young says.
And best of all, she says, Argese doesn’t just see her as a status symbol.
woman from Hoboken, NJ, also changed her dating habits.
The svelte, blue-eyed brunette used to exclusively date 6-foot-tall dudes who looked like Calvin Klein models.
“And she’s 5-foot-2, so she can’t be a runway model, but I think she’s really beautiful and is prettier than anyone I’ve dated.” Carly has no qualms about how her future husband views her compared with his exes.“When men get to a certain age, they realize that it’s important to meet a life partner that they connect with,” she says.“Looks fade.” Some great-looking people say they’re given a bad rap unfairly.“As a person who’s always been complimented on [my] ‘stunning beauty’ …I’d been searching for a ‘hot’ guy to match the label I had always been given,” says Young.The men who were judged to be the best-looking had higher rates of divorce.Looking to avoid such a fate, Rochkind started dating a woman who isn’t a bikini model, Carly Spindel, in January 2015. The two met after Spindel’s mother, matchmaker Janis Spindel, scouted Rochkind at a gym.“Eventually, I was dreading getting dinner with them because they couldn’t carry a conversation.” According to new research, Rochkind’s ideas about sexy bikini babes are correct.A multipart study from Harvard University, University of La Verne and Santa Clara University researchers found that beautiful people are more likely to be involved in unstable relationships.In one part, the researchers looked at the top 20 actresses on IMDb and found that they tend to have rocky marriages.In another, women were asked to judge the attractiveness of 238 men based on their high school yearbook photos from 30 years ago.