Scientists Discovered At What Age Women And Men Are Most Attractive To The Opposite Sex

Date September 12, 2018

With the help of various apps and dating websites, many people have met their soulmates and built strong and happy relationships. Except for being a way to arrange one’s personal life, these resources are also an excellent ground for research!

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Thus, American sociologists recently discovered the age at which women and men are most attractive to the opposite sex.

Ideas of the perfect life partner


Except for the popular belief that the opposites attract, there is another hypothesis according to which both men and women look for a partner with similar level of physical attractiveness, education, age, and many other characteristics. Such couples manage to build balanced and long-lasting relationships.

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At the same time, other experts are quite sure that people strive to find a life partner who also fits into their environment.


While scholars argue about how people decide whom they consider attractive, dating websites provide scientists with data on this issue and help them get closer to the truth.

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The most attractive age

Specialists from two American universities tried to evaluate the attractiveness of 200,000 dating websites users by counting the number of messages they received from members of the opposite sex.


It helped scientists determine the age at which people are considered most attractive. According to the results of the study, men are most attractive to the opposite sex in 50, while women reach this peak much earlier, at the age of 18.


However, if you are slightly over 40, don’t give up. In real life, an interesting, self-sufficient, and educated woman won’t be left without men's attention.


Do you agree with the results of the study? In your opinion, at what age do men and women reach their peak of attractiveness? Share your thoughts in the comments!

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