“I still want someone who’s in decent shape, but it’s more important to find a guy who’s goal-oriented,” she says.“[Beautiful men] are very into their bodies and don’t really care about people that much, or make time for their family.” Megan Young, a 23-year-old p.r.“But after a date or two, they’ll have problems hanging out with you and then will ghost.” Last year, she stopped putting looks at the top of her dating criteria on Bumble, instead opting for guys who traveled a lot and were “make the most out of their lives” types.In August 2016, she met Christopher Argese, a 27-year-old security technician.
The svelte, blue-eyed brunette used to exclusively date 6-foot-tall dudes who looked like Calvin Klein models.
“From my personal experience, people who are better looking are less likely to pursue advanced degrees, or play an instrument or learn other languages,” says Benedict Beckeld, a 37-year-old Brooklyn writer with a doctorate in philosophy and the body of an Adonis.
But he’s quick to note that he’s not just a great set of abs — he also plays the violin and speaks seven languages.
When it came to dating in New York as a 30-something executive in private equity, Dan Rochkind had no problem snagging the city’s most beautiful women.
“I could have [anyone] I wanted,” says Rochkind, now 40 and an Upper East Sider with a muscular build and a full head of hair.