In popular culture, people often give themselves and others a number rating between 1 and 10, that reflects their ‘hotness’ quotient or attractiveness.
Ever seen a breathtakingly beautiful woman and not said anything because she was “out of your league? Seriously, this isn't a concept you should even think about.
My mate recently joked how January is the best time of year to “bat out of your league” with women.
Therefore, we are more likely to initiate and try to maintain a relationship with a potential partner who matches our own level of physical attractiveness (Ha et al., 2010; Shaw Taylor et al., 2011).
When I was a child, my father used to sing us a song which went, “If you want to be happy for the rest of your life, never make a pretty woman your wife…” (Soul, 1963).
On reading this title, the first thing that probably pops into many people’s minds is the movie ‘She’s Out of my League’.
If you have seen it, then yes, we’re going to be talking about the same subject!
If this situation of a mismatch in a couple’s attributes sounds familiar, then you’ve come to the right place for advice on dating out of your league!
If you’re unfamiliar with the term, ‘out of my league’, it is a phrase used to refer to a person we think is superior to us (for example: hotter) and thus, ‘out of reach’, romantically speaking.
Do you believe she (or he) is much more attractive than you are?