Men who are hotter than their wives, however, are more likely to take them for granted.In a similar study reported in the Journal of Family Psychology, 82 newlyweds were evaluated, and the couples with a wife more attractive than her husband were more content than those couples with equal attractiveness.We’ve watched the evolution of our parents’ relationships and our favorite celebrity breakups; we’ve experienced the beginning of our own slow demise.
Women, on the other hand, are less obsessed with the genetic makeup of their children and are looking for stability in a man, not just strong genes.
Having a hotter wife is also the reason husbands are more attentive and motivated to make their marriage work.
It brings us back to the idea that less attractive men are more appreciative, and women just want to be adored.
Guys see through their eyes; women see through their ears. D., evolutionary psychologist and author of “The Science Of Romance,” women's looks are more important to their dating success than a man’s. Since we've been old enough to date, women have understood that their looks always come before their man’s.
According to the study, published in the Psychological Science Journal, “Men who rated themselves high on attractiveness were more likely to over-perceive women's interest.