If you’ve been unlucky in love, you’re probably wondering if there’s a simple trick to dating that you just haven’t figured out yet.
You feel as though you’ve got a ‘type’, but if the women you’ve gone out with have one then it’s just ‘men who aren’t you’.
We’ve all been there at one point or another, but according to one study there’s a factor that women find attractive in men more than any other.
It’s not height. It’s not hair colour. It’s not that other thing you thought it might be.
The answer, my friends, is tattoos.
According to a study from dating app Type, nearly two thirds of women who have a preference when dating say they would prefer to go out with a man who has tattoos.
The 64% total is a marked contrast from men dating women, where just 39% see tats as a plus, while tattoos are also a factor when it comes to what people want from same-sex relationships.
Explaining that he has personally fancied women with tattoos since his college days, company owner Steve Bryson told Metro: ”I think it says something about their personality that they’re fun, friendly and up for a good time”.
“So many of our users are looking for someone with a bit of body art – it’s clearly a turn on for both men and women,” CEO Benno Spencer added.
We’re not saying you have to go all-out and get a properly extravagant tattoo – like one of these, for example – but we’re not saying you *don’t* have to do that.
Okay, yeah, maybe start with something a little more subtle if you’re currently ink-free.
(Images: Brooke Cagle/Tanja Heffner)