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#1
So physical attraction is a big part of human relationships (people like attractive people). What is more nuanced is what people find as "attractive". It's pretty commonly accepted (at least with American men) that we like curves and breasts and butt (T&A; ba-booms and bang). All that stuff. Sure men will have individual preferences and tastes but general trends of what men find attractive exist.

What I find even more elusive to generalize is what physically attracts women... Is physical attraction as big a deal for women? What are some of the general trends of attraction that exist? Or is it less definable?

I guess where I'm going with this is:
ladies- answer the question, provide input or insight (tanned and muscular or pale and lanky?) Why? What about ladies' preferences on a larger scale?
guys- respond or react...

Maybe this will reveal the different approaches to physicality between genders (or maybe it will finally reveal that there really aren't any females on UG)
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#2
Apparently they don't like shy, pale, thin, depressing alcoholics.



EDIT: Oh wait, most of those weren't physical characteristics.
But I'd say someone like George Clooney might be attractive to most women. Perhaps.
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#3
there are a few fems on UG, but not too many. i just like a girl that has a cute face. tit/butt isnt a big prob too me. as long as she isnt a really big girl. a little on the hefty side is alright with me. i mean, im like 250 and 5ft8. so i really cant be too picky right? lol
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#6
When you look at a guy and immediately go, "wow, what a douchebag"

that is what girls find attractive.
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#7
Generally they dont like pale guys fat or skinny who have no social skills.

They like relatively sunned guys who have a decent physique who can actually hold a conversation and take care of themselves.

And there are females...you obviously just dont know how to find them.

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#8
^^hahaha, so bloody true.

considering sigging that...
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When you look at a guy and immediately go, "wow, what a douchebag"

that is what girls find attractive.
#9
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^^hahaha, so bloody true.

considering sigging that...

do it. make my night.

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#10
I'm 16, 5'10", and 165 lbs.

I workout some but I'm not ripped and very few girls are attracted to me.

Ass and tits aren't a big factor to me. I'm usually looking at your faces or eyes.
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#12
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When you look at a guy and immediately go, "wow, what a douchebag"

that is what girls find attractive.

This.
#14
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When you look at a guy and immediately go, "wow, what a douchebag"

that is what girls find attractive.


In my experience, there's alot of truth to this... I'm assuming some kind of inbuilt hatred for people who are more likely to pass on their DNA than you, so that you avoid them and females don't have the comparison, or so that you kill them, thereby eliminating competition in the race to reproduce.

Also, chicks dig murderers. Fact.

Edit: Also, ^. Then again, I've had numerous ladies tell me that, so it could be devilry.
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#15
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do it. make my night.

EDIT: assuming you meant me


i did mean you. and i think i will...if i can remember how. haven't changed my sig in ages.
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When you look at a guy and immediately go, "wow, what a douchebag"

that is what girls find attractive.
#16
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In my experience, there's alot of truth to this... I'm assuming some kind of inbuilt hatred for people who are more likely to pass on their DNA than you, so that you avoid them and females don't have the comparison, or so that you kill them, thereby eliminating competition in the race to reproduce.

Also, chicks dig murderers. Fact.



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#17
I think alot of girls / women take personality in as high as looks whereas generally men go for looks over personality
#18
these douche bags don't seem quite as 'douchy' as everyone says since they're the ones that are slaying le vag. me? i'm 6ft, ripped, tan, sweedish, kind, caring, good singer, poet, own several puppies, work at the homeless shelter, work in a big brother type program,
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#19
I find that more than anything, girls like confidence.

Hell, people like confidence.

However there is a fine line between confidence and trying too hard.
#20
Quote by StringAssassin
I'm 16, 5'10", and 165 lbs.

I workout some but I'm not ripped and very few girls are attracted to me.

Ass and tits aren't a big factor to me. I'm usually looking at your faces or eyes.


That's why, they think you're gay.

Women aren't really attracted to your body, as you just proved, they like confidence. If you know what you want and go out and get it, they find that really sexy.

That said, women aren't especially deep; looks do count.

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However there is a fine line between confidence and trying too hard.


That's not really confidence then, is it? More like acting.
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#21
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these douche bags don't seem quite as 'douchy' as everyone says since they're the ones that are slaying le vag. me? i'm 6ft, ripped, tan, sweedish, kind, caring, good singer, poet, own several puppies, work at the homeless shelter, work in a big brother type program,


This

Quote by WastedxYears
However there is a fine line between confidence and trying too hard.


with a hint of this
#23
It isn't really the same for every girl; I mean, my ex really liked how thin I was (I was down to the point of actually having feminine curves.... I have strangely female hips.... don't judge me).... then again, she's bi, so I'm not sure if she would be the best way to judge.


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#24
girls are *****s
Quote by B4Dkarma
When you look at a guy and immediately go, "wow, what a douchebag"

that is what girls find attractive.
#25
I am decent looking but I am not confiden at all with girls and I find it hard to hold a conversation, oh well theres always internet dating.....
#26
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Srsly guys, don't tell her you are into the face and all, she wants you to like her body. Women do that dumb thing where:

You: "I think your face is your best feature."

Her: "So, you don't like my body?"

Be like: "Hey baby, nice tits." But in a less douchey way.
#27
Physical attraction (to an extent) can be overlooked when an undeniable connection is there. This is my experience.
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girls are *****s


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#29
I have heard from a few girls that personality is kind of a deal breaker, if they meet a gorgeous guy, but he turns out to be a complete prick, then it makes him seem less attractive.

Really, girls like a guy with confidence and sense of humour (at least, the ones who are somewhat fun to be with), i also like to think they like a quirky sort of guy, because when i come out with odd things, they seem to like it.
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#31
Ok glad to come back and see that this thread has lived at least a little.

A lot of people are mentioning other factors besides physical ones... sense of humor, personality, etc.
So I'm getting the sense (from your responses) that physical attraction is somewhat less of a factor from girls to guys than it is guys to girls.

Thanks for your responses and for taking this seriously (more or less).
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#32
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Ok glad to come back and see that this thread has lived at least a little.

A lot of people are mentioning other factors besides physical ones... sense of humor, personality, etc.
So I'm getting the sense (from your responses) that physical attraction is somewhat less of a factor from girls to guys than it is guys to girls.

Thanks for your responses and for taking this seriously (more or less).


Well its never that black and white, it varies from person to person, some girls are extremely shallow, so are some guys, but at the same time you get people who don't care about looks, or there are those times where a girl or guy who will go for someone who isn't their type because of a whole bunch of other redeeming qualities, or that odd occasion where two friends of opposite sexes build up an attraction and attatchment through being friends for so long.
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#33
My opinion is that most girls are similar to us guys. We come for the looks, but they need to have a good personality for the long run. Its way more likely for a girl to like an attractive guy that can hold a conversation instead of an ugly guy with a great personality
#34
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Well its never that black and white, it varies from person to person, some girls are extremely shallow, so are some guys, but at the same time you get people who don't care about looks, or there are those times where a girl or guy who will go for someone who isn't their type because of a whole bunch of other redeeming qualities, or that odd occasion where two friends of opposite sexes build up an attraction and attatchment through being friends for so long.


Yes, I'm just referring to common trends.
But you are right, it is more nuanced; personal preference is definitely a factor for everyone regardless of gender.
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#36
I love how men are sitting around in this thread saying how they know what women like....
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#37
From what a number of girls have told me, your personality will affect your physical attraction to them. If your a 6 looks wise, but you have a 10 in personality, you could be from a 6 to a 9 overall depending on the girl
#38
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I love how men are sitting around in this thread saying how they know what women like....


Well this is UG, so it was a long shot that I would actually get females to respond to this thread.
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#39
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From what a number of girls have told me, your personality will affect your physical attraction to them. If your a 6 looks wise, but you have a 10 in personality, you could be from a 6 to a 9 overall depending on the girl



isn't that the same with guys? Or are they all just shallow...???
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#40
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these douche bags don't seem quite as 'douchy' as everyone says since they're the ones that are slaying le vag. me? i'm 6ft, ripped, tan, sweedish, kind, caring, good singer, poet, own several puppies, work at the homeless shelter, work in a big brother type program,



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