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Physical Attractivesness Role in Relationships

  • By: Lisa A. Neff
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

When asked what they find attractive in a potential romantic partner, one of the first features people list is physical appearance. This finding is not surprising given that physical appearance is frequently the first and easiest thing people can learn about ...

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