Are You Attractive?

By: Zoe Samuel

What's your "batting average" when you ask people out?

Can you ever give yourself a compliment without feeling like a fraud?

Do you know anything about how distorting most camera lenses are?

Are you a consummate flirt?

Is beauty only skin deep?

What is the most important characteristic in a partner?

What's most important in someone with whom you just want to spend one night?

Are you at ease in your body?

Do you apologize for your ideas before you present them?

How's your public speaking?

Do you know how to dress for your body type?

How do you respond if you hear a negative comment about your looks?

What's one of your favorite things that your body can do?

Do you know how to fake it until you make it?

Do you know what turns you on?

Be honest: How funny are you?

Are you a kind person?

Have you ever taken a class or course in how to be a good listener?

Would you ever ask someone to do something you wouldn't be prepared to do yourself?

Do you know how to spin a good yarn?

Are you a positive person?

Do you have good boundaries?

Do you think you're a dependable friend?

Do you ever put yourself down in front of others?

Be honest: Do you have a mean streak?

Are you kind to children and animals?

Do you care about the suffering of people you don't know?

Have you ever volunteered?

Do you have good manners?

What makes a house, a home for you?

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About This Quiz

We live in a shallow and silly society that is often focused on the wrong things. It prizes youth and unobtainable body proportions. What's especially ridiculous is that the rules of what's considered to be "hot" change constantly. One year it's considered awesome to have a big round derriere, and then a couple of seasons later the beanpole look is back in! Past paintings show that beauty standards constantly morph, and nobody could possibly satisfy every historical notion of the body du jour.

Fortunately, being attractive is so much more than simply being conventionally beautiful. Sure, it can help, but attraction is about lots of things as well as looks. It's about carrying yourself with confidence, making people laugh, showing kindness and respect to others and being a good person. It's not just that these things then shine through in the way you look, though sometimes they do. It's also that attraction based solely on looks doesn't even guarantee sexual chemistry, and it certainly doesn't guarantee reciprocity!

The alchemy of attraction is thus a very finicky and complicated thing - but fear not, as we have plenty of ways to figure out your exact attractive quotient, and better yet, its precise nature. Let's get cracking!

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