It seems all this talk about relationships between men and women come down to one thing: science. The action of making eye contact, flirting, and playing the dating game may come down to the inner caveman in all of us.
And men and women look for different things in their potential partner with the subconsciousness to mate and reproduce. According to Dr. Midge Wilson at DePaul University in Chicago, when a man is checking out a woman, he goes through a process she has termed, "reproductive fitness assessment.”
Before you get angry at the notion that men only look for physical attractiveness, women do this subconsciously too. Here are the six things men are physically attractive to. The point of it all is that it comes down to mating and reproducing, it can’t be a bad thing to help keep the human race thriving.
Ladies, you have been wrong complaining about your hips all this time!
Men are naturally drawn to the female body that has a larger waist to hip ratio. The ideal number is 7:10. The reason is that men without knowing are looking at the woman’s hips to determine if she can have a baby.
Women may think Demi Moore's or Kathleen Turner's voice are totally sexy for their raspy and husky tone.
But men are drawn with a higher pitch tone. The higher tone represents youth and a smaller body.
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Looking serious and unapproachable is not something men are drawn to.
A nice smile and bright white teeth drive men wild. The whiter the teeth the more he finds a woman appealing. On a side note, women prefer men who do not smile.
Your mom was right all along, the less makeup the better.
Men prefer women who wear 40% less makeup. Your overall face is what he wants to see.
He may not have noticed you got a haircut but he definitely sees if your hair is bouncy and plentiful.
Healthy hair for some reason signifies being fertile and ready to reproduce.
This is where men and primates seem to have one thing in common.
Men are attracted to women who wear the colour red. Hence, the whole concept of guys being aroused when their partners wear red lingerie.
Don't worry ladies, you don't have to work hard to attain these physical traits.
Other scientists argue that there is also the idea of social conditioning, where society determines beauty. We prefer the old saying, “beauty is in the eye of the beholder.”
Watch the video on the science of attraction.
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