Many bright, attractive and talented single women may wonder why men prefer less attractive women to other, perhaps more striking, women. After all, it is not uncommon to see a tall, handsome man walk into a room with a woman on his arm who looks rather plain in contrast to her companion. This is terribly discouraging for beautiful, single women who see this syndrome and wonder why they bother to brush their hair in the morning because, clearly, looks have nothing to do with the problem. However, the answer most women are looking for may be miles away from their initial suspicions. Men do care about how women look, but, perhaps, it’s just that they care even more about other feminine aspects.
First of all, if you wonder why men often prefer less attractive women, you should explore the issue of what men consider attractive. At CLiKD, as always, we answer your doubts, so here are 3 reasons why men prefer less attractive women.
Supermodels are amazing, which is why most men can’t help but stare at them. However, supermodels also come with fast jet-setting careers and a host of dietary issues; and let’s face it, some men are very insecure. At first it may stroke their ego when every other man in the room covets their date, but as the weeks go by, some men become anxious that maybe their date will find these other men more attractive than them.
Meanwhile, there are less attractive women who are emotionally available, and even more grateful for the attention. Most people want to get into relationships that will make them feel good about themselves. Much has been written in the past about the male ego, although the female ego is equally prominent and also needs its watering.
Supermodels are amazing, which is why most men can’t help but stare at them
Of course, there is also the question of what men find attractive. Outside of Hollywood and the bigger cities, standards of what is considered attractive tend to differ. While some women feel that their nineteen-hundred-dollar haircut and matte lipstick add to their vampy appeal, some men are put off by heavy make-up and fussily coiffed-looking hair. Perhaps they favour a more natural look. Very few men will be attracted to a woman who is dirty and unkempt, but fresh, natural styles are generally the favourites of more serious men.
The next time you come across an average woman next to a handsome man and ask yourself: “Why do men prefer less attractive women?”, see if you can approach the two of them in conversation. Ask what attracted them to each other, and listen carefully to what the woman says. Despite your good looks, it is always possible that this woman possesses qualities you never explored within your own character. Perhaps the couple has real compatibility based on things other than physique. It is also possible that the man harbours deep insecurities and loathes beautiful women because of what some cheerleader did to him in high school; but the above assumptions are probably the most credible route.
Despite your good looks, it is always possible that this woman possesses qualities you never explored