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A recent poll revealed how Americans feel about their own looks, but a new one spills the beans on how they feel about the looks of their significant others, and the responses may be surprising.

A new YouGov poll reveals:

  • 47% of Americans feel they and their partner are equally attractive.
  • More women think this than men (52% vs. 41%).
  • Overall, 25% of people think their partner is more attractive than them.
  • And only 14% of people think they are more attractive than their partner.
  • Men are twice as likely as woman to think their partner is more physically attractive than they are (37% vs. 14%).
  • Women are slightly more likely to say they are more attractive than their partner (17% vs. 12%).

The poll also asked men and women about certain physical traits thy find attractive.

  • Overall, men are more likely to want a woman who is slimmer (44%) and shorter (30%) than they are.
  • Women, on the other hand, are more attracted to a man who is taller (57%) and slimmer (22%) than they are.
  • Only 23% of women and 15% of men say they “don’t mind any” body type.

Source: YouGov