Just like Dr Hook warned in their 1979 hit, research has revealed that relationships in which the woman is more attractive than the man may be doomed to failure.
However, having a handsome husband or boyfriend is no barrier to the couple’s success, according to the study. Men trying to go out with women who look like Anne Hathaway (left) or Angelina Jolie, may be best advised to find someone who is the same level of attractiveness as themselves The phenomenon was spotted by British researchers who were studying whether it is true that we tend to pair up with those who are similarly attractive to ourselves.
You may become blinded by her looks that you overlook (no pun intended) any serious personality flaws that she may have.
You will find yourself justifying the fact that she is an egomaniac or unfaithful, for example, just so you can stay with her.
Their findings could help explain why Angelina Jolie’s marriages to actors Jonny Lee Miller and Billy Bob Thornton barely lasted three years a piece.
When you’re in love with a beautiful woman, you really do have to watch your friends.
Because we labour under this condition, many of us naturally seek out partners who are profoundly visually satisfying — if we’re lucky enough to attract them. Thinking back to how quickly you tried to get her number, can you even blame them?