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Is Beauty In The 'Eye Of The Beholder?' Personal Experience Shapes Perception Of Physical Attractiveness

The perception of physical attractiveness is shaped more by our unique personal experiences than universal standards of beauty.

The old adage “beauty is in the eye of the beholder” is one of the most common phrases to pop up when friends and family disagree about what celebrity is hot or not. 462 more words


Love at first sight and forbidden fruit...

You’re single, walk into a restaurant, and you notice that the person serving you seems instantly attracted to you. There is a sparkle in their eyes, a liveliness in their voice, your eyes meet, and they seem happy to see you. 293 more words

The meaning of "you're fat!"

I recently read this article; http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/nicole-arbour-youtube-stars-dear-fat-people-fat-shaming-video-condemned-by-tess-holliday-and-plus-size-stars-10491296.html

I agree with the fact that she shouldn’t call people fat for the sake of expressing an opinion because I know what it feels like to be on the receiving end of “you’re fat.” 230 more words

Ashling: My Blogs


 They say we’re our own worst enemies, and for good reason. Just think back to all those times you called yourself stupid, or told yourself to lose weight, or even when you were suddenly overcome with the feeling that nobody in the room liked you (regardless of whether or not you had any actual proof that this was true). 1,064 more words

Physical Attractiveness

You're so vain

I want to make one thing perfectly clear, people.

I am one of you. Only of a certain select subset. I am one of the Beautiful People. 574 more words


Am I Good...or Just Good Looking?: Susan Boyle, Rap, and The Halo Effect

So I said, “I’m going to start working on my mixtape…but I’m not sure how good it’ll be.”

And then with a coy smile, Tomato said (name changed to protect his identity), “I’m sure it’ll be good.” 1,409 more words

Can You Really Drink Your Way To A Prettier Face?

According to a study published by Oxford University Press, moderate drinking can enhance the drinker’s attractiveness. This isn’t the same as beer goggles, though that’s also a scientifically proven phenomenon. 667 more words