watchers on Match tend to be better educated (70 percent more likely to have a Ph D) and earn a higher income (83 percent more likely to make over 0k/year).

“When you’re a model, or just extremely good-looking, people are constantly telling you that you’re beautiful, but those people usually want something from you,” she told me.

“You’re surrounded by ingenuine people, and therefore lack the knowledge of how to form good, honest relationships.” Because of all the attention, she said, beautiful people often become obsessed with how other people perceive them, which can ultimately lead to a pronounced insecurity.

The other day, at a Fashion Week party, my friend Alan and I stood against a wall, scanning the room for hot people, as you do.

“It’s weird,” he said contemplatively, staring into a sea of models.

viewers are well aware that the risqué HBO drama includes a heavy serving of nudity and sex scenes.

But it turns out, fans of the show tend to get a lot of action, too (minus the incest and eunuchs).

While some people clearly feel proud to have a hottie on their arm, others are more comfortable having the upper hand in the beauty department.

If you’ve ever had someone look at you during sex with this completely euphoric expression, like, “I ,” you understand that “dating down” in terms of attractiveness can be a confidence boost in its own right.

Singles who are fans are 61 percent more likely to have had a sex in the past year, and 81 percent more likely to have had a date, according to Match's annual Singles in America survey.

They're also 29 percent more likely to have had a "friends with benefits" relationship and 26 more likely to have filmed sex.

My friend Millie Brown, a performance artist widely known as the “vomit artist,” has a lot of experience with dating freakishly attractive men.