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LAS VEGAS - DECEMBER 10: Singer Beyonce Knowles poses for photos with look alikes at the MGM Grand Hotel on December 10, 2003 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)

Isn’t it eerie when couples look so much alike, they could be siblings? This morning on the Maney, Roy & LauRen Show we talked about how it seems like couples all of a sudden look alike. In fact, Nicole says its very common in the LGBTQ community, which is because it’s easy to see similarities in same-sex couples.

Back in 1987, a study determined that couples’ faces did indeed become more alike as their marriages went on and chalked it up to sharing a similar lifestyle. They even went as far as to say that the happier the marriage, the more they ended up looking the same. But a new study says their findings were… well… wrong.

They say it’s not so much that couples look alike in the end…it’s actually at the beginning. Using celebrity couples like Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter, and Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady as examples, researchers from Stanford determined that people tend to be attracted to others with features like their own. Which is both reassuring and weird all at once.

Source: The Guardian