While you hope that your present or potential love partners perceive beauty beyond the surface, the physical appeal is often a vital aspect in forming a romantic bond.
The good news is that physical beauty is subjective, according to 68 percent of YouGov’s 2021 Body Image Study respondents.
In addition to asking over 1,300 people in the United States how they feel about their bodies, the poll asked men and women what they find attractive and unappealing about their partner, as well as the physical characteristics they prefer in a companion.
So keep reading to find out how your lover actually wants you to look in terms of height, weight, body hair, and much more.
Women who prefer a taller partner: 63 percent
Women who prefer a shorter partner: 2 percent
Men who prefer a taller partner: 6 percent
Men who prefer a shorter partner: 36 percent
2. Body type
Men who prefer a slimmer partner: 25 percent
Men who prefer a less slim partner: 12 percent
Women who prefer a slimmer partner: 11 percent
Women who prefer a less slim partner: 16 percent
3. Armpit hair
Women who find armpit hair unattractive on women: 60 percent
Men who find armpit hair unattractive on women: 54 percent
4. Chest hair
Women who prefer less chest hair on men: 28 percent
Men who prefer less chest hair on men: 21 percent
5. Leg hair
Women who find leg hair on men attractive: 34 percent
Men who find leg hair on men attractive: 21 percent
6. Back hair
Women who find hairy backs on men unattractive: 70 percent
Men who find hairy backs on men unattractive: 59 percent