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Love and Dating Women prefer bearded men for long-term relationships, study shows

Full beards seem to play a serious role when women are deciding if they should enter in a long-term relationship with a man.

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Remember the hashtag ‘Mr. Steal Your Grandma’, which was a thing on the Internet a while back?

If you do not, the hashtag was basically a dedication to men with full beards who were simply too fine for women to ignore.

Well, apparently, women find these men so attractive and also associate the beards with an advanced level of maturity.

According to a study which involved 8, 520 women and ran by the University of Queensland, Australia, it was found that women find men with little or no beards attractive only for flings and short term, sex-driven relationships.

play The result of this research suggests that women find bearded men a lot more admirable than those that are not (Youtube)

Men with full beards were on the other hand found ideal for long-term relationships.

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The researchers asked the women to look at photos of men and rank them in order of their physical attractiveness.

play Full beards appear to be associated with masculinity and advanced maturity (Madamenoire)

“Our findings suggest that beardedness may be attractive when judging long-term relationships as a signal of intrasexual formidability and the potential to provide direct benefits to females,” comments Dr.Barnaby Dixson, the lead researcher.

RMD play Richard Mofe-Damiljo (Nigerian Films)

The bearded look appears to be associated with perceptions of masculinity, aggressiveness, and maturity.

If anything, we now know understand why loads of women, young and old, can’t get their eyes and minds off men like Richard Mofe Damijo!

Would you rather have a bearded man, or a clean-shaved man?»

  • 0,0% Heavily bearded
  • 16,7% Well-trimmed beards
  • 66,7% No beards at all
  • 16,7% Men click here
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