The rest of the article is also chockfull of other jaw-droppingly tone deaf tidbits that attempt to illuminate why it's ostensibly bad to date incredibly attractive people.
Take this little soundbite, for example, by a Brooklyn writer "with a doctorate in philosophy and the body of an Adonis" and also a Squarespace: Lest you think this man is a superficial hypocrite, he quickly followed up that he also plays the violin and speaks seven languages.
“I could have [anyone] I wanted,” he told the Post.
“But someone who spends literally all their time in the gym and has no time to see me (and eat unhealthy but delicious food with me), that’s not cool.” Amber, a 23-year-old from Bristol, says it’s sometimes annoying when her fitness-obsessed boyfriend doesn’t want to go out and eat at restaurants she wants to go to: “I made halloumi and butternut squash burgers recently and he insisted on weighing his slice of halloumi to track his calories! Of course for many people, following a healthy diet and fitness regime isn’t about vanity.
But when it comes to finding ‘the one,’ most of us would agree personality is the most important factor.
“You can’t help who you fancy but I couldn’t see myself dating someone who was so obsessed because that’s so different to me, and I think it would make me really self-conscious about my own body,” 23-year-old Frankie from Winchester told 24-year old Londoner Maddy agrees: “I wouldn’t want to feel pressure to be as obsessed as they are, and I think it would make me more self-conscious about my body image.” But of course, keeping in shape is important and if someone’s personality is as good as their looks, most people wouldn't complain.
“It’s no bad thing if someone goes to the gym and looks after themselves,” 24-year-old Anna explained to .
Looking to avoid such a fate, Rochkind started dating a woman who isn’t a bikini model, Carly Spindel, in January 2015. The two met after Spindel’s mother, matchmaker Janis Spindel, scouted Rochkind at a gym.
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In a nice, insulting caption of the two lovebirds, the explains: "Dan Rochkind used to date swimsuit models, but he's happier now that he's engaged to a merely beautiful woman, Carly Spindel."Merely beautiful. Rochkind says he loves Carly because she "isn't like the swimsuit models he used to go for."“[She] is a softer beauty, someone you can take home and cuddle with, and she’s very elegant,” Rochkind says.
“And she’s 5-foot-2, so she can’t be a runway model, but I think she’s really beautiful and is prettier than anyone I’ve dated.”Um, Carly, I think you deserve better girl.
In another, women were asked to judge the attractiveness of 238 men based on their high school yearbook photos from 30 years ago.
The men who were judged to be the best-looking had higher rates of divorce.
The reasons are well-documented, and range from an evolutionary attraction to fuller figures due to their child-bearing potential, to a simpler interpretation that we are naturally drawn to the aesthetic of curves, hence their pervasiveness in many aspects of design.