The first girl, he said, was “a little too tall,” and the second girl was “a little too short.” Then he met my mom. Let’s look at how I do things, maybe with a slightly less important decision, like the time I had to pick where to eat dinner in Seattle when I was on tour last year.
He quickly deduced that she was the appropriate height (finally! First I texted four friends who travel and eat out a lot and whose judgment I trust. Finally I made my selection: Il Corvo, an Italian place that sounded amazing. (It only served lunch.) At that point I had run out of time because I had a show to do, so I ended up making a peanut-butter-and-banana sandwich on the bus.
I asked my dad about this experience, and here’s how he described it: he told his parents he was ready to get married, so his family arranged meetings with three neighboring families. That’s how my dad decided on the person with whom he was going to spend the rest of his life.
I am perpetually indecisive about even the most mundane things, and I couldn’t imagine navigating such a huge life decision so quickly. Happily so—and probably more so than most people I know who had nonarranged marriages.
So it’s really important to realize that whatever a particular man prefers, he probably wants you to have a little more meat on your bones than you think he ideally wants.
(This study and others can be found in The Evolution of Desire by David M Buss) Now I am not saying go cancel your gym membership and eat a tub of ice cream on the couch.
), that are considered these huge sex symbols and are number 1 on every ‘hot list.’ Oh boy… I knew that sooner or later this question would come up and I would have to answer it.
Yes, clothes look good on runway models, but aspiring to look like one is not only extreme, it’s also unnecessary.
looking like a starving creature doesn’t exactly turn most guys on.
In terms of Megan Fox and her supposed 23 inch waist: I don’t know if that’s true, but you have to keep in mind waist size is only attractive of her waist-size to her height.
(This is an added note: To the women who are naturally skinny like a runway model, there’s nothing wrong with that.
My only point here is to women whose bodies don’t look like a runway model’s and feel they need to in order to get the best guy.) While I’m on the subject, most of the female celebrities that pop up on tabloids for getting super skinny also look horrifying to me…