Dating a beautiful girl risky for your relationship?
Is your ladylove better looking than you? Well, then chances are your relationship won't last. However, having a handsome husband or boyfriend is...Updated: Mar 03, 2011 17:24 IST
According to the UK study, relationships in which the woman is more attractive than the man may be doomed to failure.
However, having a handsome husband or boyfriend is no barrier to the couple's success, says the study.
The phenomenon was spotted by British researchers studying whether it was true people tend to pair up with those who are similarly attractive to ourselves.
The researchers took photos of more than 100 couples, some together for just a few months, others for several years. The individual men and women were then rated on their looks.
The study showed if the woman was the one blessed with good looks, the relationships tended to last a matter of months.
"Beautiful women may realise they can afford to pick and choose," the Daily Telegraph quoted researcher Rob Burriss as saying.