Disadvantages of dating a sorority girl
The same doesn’t seem to be true for attractive men.
They can happily apply for jobs as nurses, lingerie salespersons or HR managers without their beauty counting against them.
Then, later on, they have an advantage in promotions.
In a study by Anderson and Nida (1978) highly attractive people of the same sex were judged as less talented than average-looking people.
There’s a whole stack of research on mate selection and attractiveness.
You won’t find the headline result at all surprising: on pure looks alone we prefer partners who are more beautiful.
Although attractive people are generally more popular socially, there’s some evidence that very attractive people can experience social rejection from members of their own sex (Krebs and Adinolfi, 1978).
People in relationships also protect themselves from beauty by ignoring it.