A 2008 study from the University of Pécs in Hungary found significant facial correlations between women’s long-term partners and their dads, especially when it came to proportions in the nose and eye area.Comparing pictures of Brad Pitt with Angelina Jolie’s dad Jon Voight, Norman Cook with Zoë Ball’s dad, Johnny, or Nigella Lawson’s ex Charles Saatchi with her father Nigel, it’s easy to spot this phenomenon at work.Consider yourself warned: gross generalizations will be made. Listen, it’s not your fault you developed language and reading skills faster than us, but if you want a text back after your next date, try listening more and talking less.
Surely not all Spanish women are like the four or five that I’ve dated. And one further disclaimer: if you’re the kind of person who thinks it’s my civic duty as a foreigner never to say anything negative about Spain or Spanish people, you probably won’t like this article.
If you’ve dated dozens and dozens of , please leave me a comment and tell me where I’m wrong. But you’ll definitely like 32 reasons why I love Spain. Be forewarned: if you get into a serious relationship with a Spanish girl, you can say goodbye to other summer plans…
Then, as adults, we’re attracted to people who stimulate us in the same way.
It’s very common for a woman to say, “Oh, he’s too nice” about a potential partner, which is a sign that they had an unavailable father, either emotionally or physically.’ And while the thought of swiping right on a guy who’s the spitting image of your dad might make you shudder, sexual imprinting – where women actively, if subconsciously, seek out a mate resembling their father – is surprisingly common.
He told me my friend was a bad listener, interrupted him a lot and he couldn’t a word in. Ask open-ended questions and when all else fails try, “tell me more about that.” It works like a charm.
You might not think guys notice the little things, but most do.
And inspired by her, I figured I’d make my contribution to the conversation…
Of course, long disclaimers at the beginning of blog posts are all the rage these days, so lemme just say: Yes, I’m generalizing.
It’s a hackneyed therapy joke that all women end up with a version of their fathers.