Beauty and brains intimidating
Every few minutes, they’d be matched with a new “date” and then asked if they would want to meet that person again.Sadly, there is a clear spot in the data where men stop valuing women’s intelligence.A recent study suggests that there is one thing men are not attracted to, and frankly, it’s pretty damn frustrating.
When meaty roles come through, I’ve been in the room, and pretty people get turned away first.”WWD."Mara, none of the mothers talk to me, I smile and act friendly, but they just stare at me, and I feel ignored." When she asked how I dealt with people staring at me, I quickly told her they are only staring at me because they are wondering how someone could possibly wear some of my outfits in public. "Women are intimidated by your beauty." I don't want to believe it, but women measure themselves against other women's attractiveness.I thought about what she said, and a lightbulb went off -- well, it was more the group of cyclists staring and drooling in our direction like we were naked, or her, rather -- whenit all came together. Because of this, making friends with someone more attractive, they fear, will somehow diminish their own attractiveness.Science tells us that when we view one characteristic positively, like a pretty face, we’re more likely to have a positive response to the rest of the person’s qualities.
Simply put, it’s considered nice to be pretty." data-reactid="19"A well-known halo effect surrounds physical beauty, more so than any other trait. The magazine quoted her saying: “How many roles are out there for the gorgeous, f***ing, gown-wearing eight-foot model?_Dear Rachel, Why are guys so intimidated by brains?