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"Handsome Wants as Handsome Does" - an article about mating dynamics of GL people

JustTheWayYouAre

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Source: hxxp://www.hookingupsmart.com/2013/02/12/hookinguprealities/the-most-attractive-women-have-the-least-casual-sex/


This article somewhat analyses the study (abstract below) about the impact of physical attractiveness on sexual preferences in both the males and females. I didn't read the article, nor did I try to find the study (it's behind paywall).

In this article I evaluate the effect of physical attractiveness on young adults' sexual and romantic outcomes to reveal gender differences in acted preferences. Using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health), a probability sample of young adults (n = 14,276), I investigate gender differences in desired sexual partner accumulation, relationship status, and timing of sexual intercourse. I find gender differences in sexual and romantic strategies consistent with those predicted by the double standard of sexuality and evolutionary theory. Specifically, compared to men, women pursue more committed relationships, fewer sexual partners, and delayed sexual intercourse.


Highlights:

Findings


Women

1. For women, the number of sexual partners decreases with increasing physical attractiveness.

2. Very physically attractive women are more likely to form exclusive relationships than to form purely sexual relationships.

3. Attractive women are less likely to have sexual intercourse within the first week of meeting a partner.

4. Underweight and normal-weight women are more likely to report romantic experience.

5. Overweight women report approximately 10% more partners than normal-weight women whereas obese women report approximately 10% fewer partners.

6. For women the effect of being underweight on within-relationship outcomes resembles the effect of being very physically attractive.

(This suggests that the factors influencing romantic and sexual desirability are at least in part socially structured because underweight women are less fertile so the evolutionary perspective predicts that they would be less able to obtain desired outcomes.)

These results are consistent with the social structural model that posits that women’s romantic and sexual goals are shaped by the double standard of sexuality.


Men

1. For men, the number of sexual partners increases with increasing physical attractiveness.

This suggests that men seek a greater number of sexual partners than women: Physically attractive men do better in the resulting competition for sexual access.

2. For men, being very physically attractive increases the chance of reporting purely sexual relationships (versus exclusive relationships).

3. Being physically attractive also increases the chance of having sexual intercourse in the first week of acquaintance.

4. Normal-weight men report the most partners.

5. Underweight men are predicted to report 17% fewer partners, and obese men are predicted to report 27% fewer partners.

These results are consistent with an evolutionary model in that partnerships characterized as “only having sex” and partnerships in which sexual intercourse occurs after a brief period of acquaintance are indicative of a female short-term mating strategy.


General

1. Very physically attractive individuals are more advantaged than unattractive individuals are disadvantaged.

In many instances, only very physically attractive individuals differed significantly from average/attractive individuals (the reference group) whereas unattractive individuals did not differ.

2. Women and men who are more educated and/or who have higher-status parents are rated more attractive and tend to have lower BMI.


Conclusion

It is clear that sexual and romantic outcomes are at least partially socially structured.


In many instances, only very physically attractive individuals differed significantly from average/attractive individuals (the reference group) whereas unattractive individuals did not differ.

=> aka average/slightly above average equals ugly in the eyes of women?


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yadda yadda, pretty much confirms the chad slayer theory we already know. Great find though
 

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It basically reflects how the social response (related to looks) affects the preferences.

This one is interesting though:

Overweight women report approximately 10% more partners than normal-weight women whereas obese women report approximately 10% fewer partners.

:giggle:
 

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1. Very physically attractive individuals are more advantaged than unattractive individuals are disadvantaged.

Mega red pill.
 

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It's confirmed that the levels of attractiveness of women from average up to beautiful doesn't affect the predicted number of partners. In fact, the beautiful ones are more picky and chaste and have fewer sexual partners (which is surely due to their enormous social capital). In males, the number of sexual partners increases in relation to the increasing physical attractiveness.
 

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Very interesting. While it doesn't tell us anything new it definitely solidifies and enhances what we already knew.
 

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many theories proven. good thread.

all or nothing theory validated. i especially love this nuclear pill:


only very physically attractive individuals differed significantly from average/attractive individuals (the reference group) whereas unattractive individuals did not differ.

this actually matches what we saw in that famous chart, where everything below 8 was considered ugly by women

average, below average, or slightly above average, it's all the same

if you are not CLEARLY superior, if you can't make that impression within the first two seconds, you are immediately disqualified

in other words, this is the level it takes to differ significantly:

 

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This article basically implies Chad sleeps around with a bunch of mediocre girls
 

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primetime said:
This article basically implies Chad sleeps around with a bunch of mediocre girls

Actually a legit conclusion.

At least I can feel better knowing that while Chad slays it's not always the most ideal women.

:gymcel:
 

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ethniccoper said:
Top 10% Chad or death

All or nothing theory


primetime said:
This article basically implies Chad sleeps around with a bunch of mediocre girls

Also this, many retards on this site seem to think GL guys don't drop their standards, they do.
 

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primetime said:
This article basically implies Chad sleeps around with a bunch of mediocre girls

Yup, kinda. However, top girls are reserved for the rich and/or successful guys. Pretty women offer their capital in exchange for the prestigious lifestyle. They are less likely to be flushed away than their less attractive peers.

Average or ugly incel without anything to offer has to accept the fact that having a sex with a mediocre girl once in a while is the best he can hope for.
 

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It's because  there are not many very hot guys around so beautiful women will have less sexual partners since they are more picky
 

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JustTheWayYouAre said:
In many instances, only very physically attractive individuals differed significantly from average/attractive individuals (the reference group) whereas unattractive individuals did not differ.

=> aka average/slightly above average equals ugly in the eyes of women?

The way I read it in the text it means that guys below average in attractiveness didn't do a lot worse than average guys. So ugliness doesn't explain inceldom b/c most guys aren't incel. Inceldom is a result of a fucked up brain, hormonal issues and lifestyle decisions. 

@"RealRob"
 

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Anakind said:
JustTheWayYouAre said:
In many instances, only very physically attractive individuals differed significantly from average/attractive individuals (the reference group) whereas unattractive individuals did not differ.

=> aka average/slightly above average equals ugly in the eyes of women?

The way I read it in the text it means that guys below average in attractiveness didn't do a lot worse than average guys. So ugliness doesn't explain inceldom b/c most guys aren't incel. Inceldom is a result of a fucked up brain, hormonal issues and lifestyle decisions. 

@"RealRob"

Yup, didn't do lot worse than average/attractive. So yes, this study somewhat confirms the benefits of high degrees of attractiveness in males, but aspies shouldn't confuse the heightened interest in very attractive guys with inability to get laid.
 

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JustTheWayYouAre said:
=> aka average/slightly above average equals ugly in the eyes of women?


:cage:

I've always said this

Face doesn't seem to matter to girls unless its absolutely top tier

In most social situations, a 7/10 face will be the best so it matters in that way

But everyone else's sub-7 faces are automatically unnatractive in the eyes of women

Srs
 

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normiecope said:
In most social situations, a 7/10 face will be the best so it matters in that way

But everyone else's sub-7 faces are automatically unnatractive in the eyes of women

Srs

And still most of them get laid laid in LTRs sooner or later b/c of social circle game and familiarity effect (you become more attractive in the eyes of the beholder over time). The exception are guys with Asperger's, low T and other fuck ups.
 

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Anakind said:
normiecope said:
In most social situations, a 7/10 face will be the best so it matters in that way

But everyone else's sub-7 faces are automatically unnatractive in the eyes of women

Srs

And still most of them get laid laid in LTRs sooner or later b/c of social circle game and familiarity effect (you become more attractive in the eyes of the beholder over time). The exception are guys with Asperger's, low T and other fuck ups.

Legit

An "unnatractive" face is an easy sacrifice for a woman to make if she wants an LTR
 
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