But I’m not going to lie: Part of me was turned on.Here was a guy protecting my honor, placing himself into bodily harm on my behalf.Prosperous men love being around beautiful young ladies even only for a coffee or a nice dinner.
Yes, “physical attractiveness is exquisitely, at times incomparably, important to both men and women.
A really interesting article by James Hamblin in the Atlantic goes deeper.
In real-life dating studies, which get closer to genuine intentions, physical attractiveness and earning potential strongly predict romantic attraction…On these “consensually-ranked” traits, people seem to aspire to partners who rank more highly than themselves.
Status (however you want to measure it: income, formal education, etcetera) is often not far behind.
Most men don’t want to be sugar daddies, most women don’t want to be gold diggers, and, as a result, the vast majority of us are not.