Yet science reveals simple rules you can follow for success.In addition to the predictable factor of physical attractiveness, traits like being open, confident, engaged, and positive make you more desirable to potential partners.I don't have a hourglass body shape, but I have pear shaped, so hip to waist ratio is still good.
A key part of attracting an available partner is to work on our own personal growth, perhaps moving outside our comfort zone to expand our sphere of interests and relationships.
When women mimicked their partners, the partners were more likely to want to give them their contact information—and to rate them as more sexually attractive.
Research by Daniel Siegel highlights the importance of in attachment and relational closeness.
Closed or unengaged positions and gestures, such as looking away, checking cellphones, or crossing arms and hunching over, are a turnoff. Confidence and Curiosity Lack of confidence is a common barrier to attracting partners: Anxiety makes us self-focused and hesitant, which gets in the way of engaging and attuning to a partner—or sharing our own interests and views.
According to Aron’s theory of Self-Expansion, we look for partners who can expand our sense of self and help us become more competent and effective in life.
Studies show that men are more attracted to women with smaller waist to hip ratios—in other words, hourglass figures.