Online Dating and the Death of the 'Mixed-Attractiveness' Couple
When was the last time you met a couple where one person was attractive and the other was not? There’s no reason couples like that should stand out—except for the fact that they are so rare. Seeing it can set off an uncharitable search for an explanation. Is the plain one rich or funny? Is the attractive one boring or unintelligent? While love-seeking singles speak of this dynamic through euphemisms like “she’s out of my league”, economists and psychologists...