You can’t say no to work, so if you say yes to a job that’s on his or her birthday, for example, it’s not an insult or anything personal. Sometimes, they have to feel elated with you at getting a shoot that pays more in a day than they earn in a month.“Lately, in order to want to sleep with someone, I actually have to them as a person.” He said this as if it were a mind-blowing revelation.I told him that, at 31, the realization was probably a bit overdue, but I knew what he meant: As one gets older, it becomes harder and harder to be attracted to someone simply because of the way they look. Likewise, he wouldn’t expect me to say no to work when it arises. …That yours is a legitimate career, and that to get ahead, you need to do whatever work that comes up: wherever and whenever. I wouldn’t expect my boyfriend to rush out from his 9-5 (more truthfully 9-830) at plans I’d made.Or, more simply, have we just realized that dating freakishly beautiful people isn’t all it's cracked up to be?A female friend once told me, “It’s always best to date attractive men, but not attractive that everyone’s constantly trying to jump on their dick, because that’s just stressful.” The sentiment actually made a lot of sense to me.
Turned out the man with the perfect physique had eaten a meal that didn’t agree with him. “They are just human, made three to six inches taller than the rest of us,” Sameera laughs. “Act like yourself and don’t put them on a pedestal - remember Amal got George Clooney because she didn’t idolize him.This also means I get requests from my mom on the reg: "Can you send me a pic of him?I'm trying to show my boss/friend/cousin, etc." There is something kinda creepy about your mom showing off nearly naked photos of your boyfriend to everyone she knows.While some people clearly feel proud to have a hottie on their arm, others are more comfortable having the upper hand in the beauty department.If you’ve ever had someone look at you during sex with this completely euphoric expression, like, “I ,” you understand that “dating down” in terms of attractiveness can be a confidence boost in its own right.