Of course, it’s also possible that they’re together for reasons none of us could begin to understand.Horan has done numerous studies on romantic love, and as he’s the first to admit, sometimes there’s just no accounting for it. “And when couples don’t match, that violates our norms and expectations.
Between the two of them, he says, “they likely have hundreds of interesting stories and experiences to keep the relationship interesting.”Attraction, says Lewandowski, is not just a desire for ; it’s a reflection on how we see (or want to see) ourselves.Another theory is that while the two are years apart, they are not worlds apart.Hall and Murdoch are likely living similar lives, running in similar circles, doing rich-people things.Today, our mate value has a slightly different criteria.“For men, it comes from money, status, and power,” he says.“And for women it comes from youth and physical appearance.”“Murdoch has more power and status,” says Lewandowski, “and Hall has more youth and beauty.This love story might have a much different ending if the multi-billionaire was marrying, say, a 59-year-old retired school teacher from Tallahassee.“A key indicator of attractiveness is similarity,” says Sean Horan, Ph.The least attractive quality a woman can have, though, is being "a drama queen" (I agree). Creating drama is considered far worse than using drugs or drinking too much. Thank heavens the Hubbanator is too tired/lazy/busy/golfing to leave me. Rich, but not rich enough) Imagine the tables were turned! Related: The Better Man Project, 2,476 tips to keep you happy and healthy for life And the same is true for Hall.There’s something about Murdoch that reflects who she wants to become, or who she believes she already is.“How similar you believe you are to someone is more important that how similar you actually are in reality,” says Lewandowski.