Noah’s Ark

In previous blogs, we’ve explored some of the various scientific theories behind face matching. There are a host of studies, which support our claims that people are, in fact, attracted to those who have similar facial features. Interestingly, different theorists prioritize different thesis for why we match up. The two most common hypotheses revolve around narcissism and trust. Those studies suggest that we either project our love for ourselves onto a desired mate or we feel comfortable and safe with them because they remind us of our families and ourselves. The latter seems plausible considering the importance of facial imprinting during infancy but the narcissism hypothesis fails to take into account the fact that facematching is instinctual and unconscious and therefore less a product of vanity than of evolutionary biology. I am not a scientist but I think the reasons are more organic. There is an evolutionary impulse that even modernity has not diluted and we are still instinctively drawn to our face mates. I find both the trust theory and the narcissism theory too facile. The phenomenon is so nuanced and complex that it defies simplification. As we’ve said before, it’s not about finding a look-a-like; it’s about facial symmetry and shape.

We no longer seek partnerships based solely on procreation; on the contrary, we are often looking for love, passion and partnership regardless of family rearing. Gay and lesbian singles, older singles and those who choose to opt out of parenting are just as eager to find a romantic partner with whom they can share their lives. That does not negate what I see as a biological imperative to unconsciously seek a romantic partner. Noah is no longer choosing couples to repopulate the desolate landscape; but at Findyourfacemate we will help singles through this often foreboding terrain and offer a time tested way to find real love with your face match!

So, please join the thousands who are already on board at findyyourfacemate.com and help us build a bigger database to offer the best possible matches for all!

Here are some photos of couples who have facial features similar to a parent or child, hence they seek a mate who resembles a family  member.  That doesn’t mean they are attracted to a family member, it only means that thier partner resembles their own facial features!  Pictured: Miley Cyrus, boyfriend Liam Hemsworth and father Billy Ray Cyrus, Hulk Holgan and family, Ivanka and Melania Trump.

An older blog called “The Nose Knows”  also had photos which identify  this phenomenon in Angelina Jolie, Brittany Murphy and Gwyneth Paltrow’s families.

To read more about this, also see: http://totallylookslike.icanhascheezburger.com/2009/06/24/hulk-hogans-girlfriend-totally-looks-like-hulk-hogans-daughter/

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