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Are all beautiful women boring?

We all know that girl—the one with the flawless outfit and the perfectly-tousled hair who always looks amazing no matter what sort of circumstances leave the rest of us looking disheveled.

By Kim Anne Nov 2, 2012 4:40PM


But is she boring? Perhaps, says a recent article. 

A recent study in the journal Psychological Science sent scientists on a mission to discover whether or not those who are perceived as physically attractive to the world do indeed have it all -- with attractive personalities to match.

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According to the Globe and Mail, the research came to the conclusion that "beautiful people tend to focus more on conformity and self-promotion than independence and tolerance." So it turns out that just because you look pretty doesn’t mean you necessarily have it all. 

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Looks like the universe may be a little fairer than we thought. 

Tell us: What’s your definition of beauty?

Photo: Dimitri Vervitsiotis/Getty Images

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61Comments
Nov 3, 2012 2:42PM
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I get the impression Pete North1975 is like 12 and unsupervised by his parents. Don't pay him any attention. This is all the attention I'm giving him.
Nov 3, 2012 2:31PM
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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
These big, fat, ugly women that seem to have no intelligence or self-esteem and have given up on themselves appearance wise in the public eye, put them behind the computer where they can't be seen and suddenly their personality really shines and are really sharp as the crack of a whip with a sense of humor and fun to be around. Go visit a 3D chat room and you'll find out what I'm talking about.

Women are like putting batteries in a flashlight and turning on that flashlight and just leaving it on. They shine on you brightly at first and it seems like you don't have to do anything at all, they treat you so good. Which is why women get hurt so easily in relationships.  Just like a flashlight, if you don't keep those batteries charged up, that light starts to dim, and so does her attention to you if you are taking her for granted. Keep taking her for granted and that light gets dimmer and dimmer until eventually her light shines on you no more.
Keeping her charged up is the secret, keep the romance alive, don't take her for granted, make her feel appreciated  all the time for her shining her light on you. Keep that up and whether she is ugly or beautiful, you'll find she's not boring at all. None of them. Keep the romance alive and you will find she isn't so insecure as some might judge her to be.
Nov 3, 2012 1:03PM
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Being beautiful = more attention that is easily focused on you. A woman who has men swarming her daily has no need to develop a personality to garner the attention for friends/romance.
Nov 3, 2012 11:14AM
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The more beautifull, the more self centered, and spoiled, and look at me attitude, yes often

boring and a cold fish to boot, cant't be touched gently, can't cuddle, etc because it might mess up and place a hair out of position, oh my. Why seek the celebrity look, acheive it , and then

not be able to enjoy what you have been lucky enough to be given, and remember yr good looks will not last forever, so you better have some back up charm and personality waiting in the wings. Beauty uis only skin deep and often very shallow.

Nov 3, 2012 8:37AM
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I actually have better luck with pretty women than i do with the average ones. The latter make it a point to let me know there are boundries, but pretty women - at least the few that I have met - seem to be attuned to the feelings of others, and therefore, want to appear socially pleasant too.

 

That's my opinion, of course.

Nov 3, 2012 8:25AM
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"Looks like the universe may be a little fairer than we thought."

In what way?
Nov 3, 2012 7:19AM
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I found very beautiful pirate women with eye patches, wooden legs, hook hands and shoulder parrots to be very interesting and not boring at all. The problem was when they talked their breath smelled like rum so we just didn't talk much.
Nov 3, 2012 5:14AM
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Really conformist...is that what they call it now...In my day she was just a bitch!
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