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Study: Handsome Doesn't Always Win

5. November 2009 by Marie 0 Comments

Why would she want me? That’s what many men ask themselves when they take in the sheer number of beautiful women available on HotRussianBrides.com. It's enough to make any guy swallow hard. But here’s a new reason to feel confident.

The numbers game theory

A controversial study by the London School of Economics says overall, there are simply more beautiful women than there are handsome men in the world. Russia and its neighbors boast more than their fair share, and the women in those regions make it a priority to enhance their natural beauty. This particular study focuses on firstborns.

Laws of attraction

The university's theory is that an attractive couple is 36 percent more likely to have a daughter as their firstborn child than a son because beauty is more “advantageous” in a female. This means good looks may be a more valuable trait for women than men in an evolutionary sense.


The study further speculates that it works the other way, too: “When parents have traits... that are better for boys than for girls, they are more likely to have boys. Such traits include large size, strength and aggression, which might help a man compete for mates. On the other hand, parents with heritable traits that are more advantageous to girls are more likely to have daughters.” This includes empathy as well as beauty.

Absolute proof?

Nope, it’s just a theory, as so many firstborn female athletes and scientists will be quick to point out. Still, it nudges the odds in your favor, and if knowing that helps ease your hesitation about writing to a particularly hot Russian lady, why not?


Better reasons to hit "Send"

Here are four, far more concrete, reasons to feel good about connecting with our ladies on HotRussianBrides.com:

  • Russian women value strength of character, chivalry, and a focus on home and family life. Many appreciate those qualities in Western men.
  • Our satisfied customers and Featured Couples prove that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. We are pleased that such a wide variety of Russian and Ukrainian women have chosen to join HotRussianBrides.com.
  • What was once derisively labeled "mail-order brides" has evolved into credible, global dating. It attracts open-minded people who tend to have a broader view of what is "good-looking" and unites people who otherwise would never meet.
  • Russian women have a deep belief in the idea that fate draws a couple together as much as physical attraction.

There's nothing too scientific about that! Magic, maybe. Prove it to yourself!