Downside of dating a beauty
What they found was that although there are benefits to being physically attractive, there are also major drawbacks as well.
Pretty people, as it turns out, really do have an advantage over the rest of us in some areas — teachers and professors are more likely to rate attractive students as more intelligent and to grade them higher, for instance.
It's not an overly controversial statement to say that most people out there would like to be more beautiful — and we have a multi-billion dollar cosmetics industry to prove it.
But according to science, there are definite downsides to being beautiful. Lisa Slattery Walker and Tonya Frevert, two social psychologists at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, did a massive review of the studies currently available about beauty and how it relates to areas such as jobs, crime, performance evaluations, power, and health perceptions.
Perhaps most paradoxically, though, is the fact that studies show that being beautiful can also be lonely.
Though people are drawn towards attractive people, they also tend to keep a certain amount of distance.
If that’s not you, perhaps you’re wondering if others are trying to figure out why someone so gorgeous would be with someone like you.
If you have a jealous streak, perhaps it occurs to you that countless others must take note of—or even approach and hit on—your date when he or she is not with you.
In 2011, she was invited to the royal wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, but revealed she would not marry Harry because "it's not the life for [her]".In the workplace, studies show that beautiful women are often passed over for promotions because of sexist perceptions, and are less likely to be hired for high-level jobs requiring authority.And jealousy can hold people of both genders back; apparently if you are interviewed by someone of the same gender, they are less likely to hire you if they consider you to be more attractive than they are.to ensure that me and her can get to the point where we're actually comfortable with each other before the massive invasion that is inevitably going to happen into her privacy."The other concern is that even if I talk to a girl, that person is then suddenly my wife, and people go knocking on her door."Meanwhile, Davy has just released her own African-based jewelry brand of Aya in London.