Dating a really ugly guy
And it's struck a chord with the millions of other men who believe they are also too ugly to find love.So what is it like to be an ugly man in Britain today?After coaching women for many years, I already suspected this, but this was a stark realization when you see just how few men you even find to be average looking. Ok Cupid reports that the most attractive women still receive 5X more email than average women and 28X more email than unattractive women.Literally 2/3 of male messages go to the best looking 1/3 of women. Selector .selector_input_interaction .selector_input. Selector .selector_input_interaction .selector_spinner. Taking a deep breath, Stan Cattermole sidles into a crowded London wine bar.Blinking nervously, he looks around to find himself in what should be every red-blooded man's idea of heaven.Ten attractive single women are sitting at individual tables, each waiting expectantly to talk to him. 'I popped a mint in my mouth, fixed on my name tag and promptly fainted,' he confesses. In fact, he believes that he is so ugly that women won't want to spend even ten minutes with him, let alone allow him to prove what a lovable, loyal partner he might be.
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The study compared real users, such as the ones pictured below, to illustrate that while men can judge two women’s relative attractiveness to be similar on average, it’s the women whose numbers skew either to the far left or right that get the most messages.