The guy's perspective on the elusive concept of "inner beauty."
Everyone from my mother to Mr. Rogers had articulated some version of 'beauty is only skin-deep.' What really mattered, they said, was inner beauty. But the concept of inner beauty was tough to comprehend. That other famous platitude, "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder," suggests that there's always someone who will think someone else is beautiful, and always someone who will think that same someone else is ugly. In other words, everyone is beautiful, and everyone isn't—so objective beauty doesn't exist. It's a nice thought, but scientists have told us for years that humans instinctively equate facial and bodily symmetry with attractiveness, because it connotes health.
Get the male take on dating deal breakers in "That's What He Said."
In this episode of "That's What He Said," find out what men think about deal breakers: saying 'like' all the time, no interest in Star Wars or The Simpsons, having the same name as your ex, and a deal breaker you've never heard before!
In this episode of "That's What He Said," men reveal turns on and turn offs.
In this episode of "That's What He Said," find out what men think about turns on and turn offs. Turn ons: a sultry complexion, a sexy calf, spunkiness, big lips and big noses. Turn offs: Bad table manners, singing too loudly, cursing, and an unkempt.. back of the head?
The Frisky asked a number of men, both on a radio show and online: What do you think of women cursing?
While the verdict didn't come out to a clear "sexy" or "scummy" consensus, most men agreed that swearing, when done poorly, is extremely unattractive on a woman. And, really, the same goes for men. A well-placed curse here or there can add humor or emphasis to a sentence, but, like salt, too much of it begets the appearance of bloat and indulgence.