Why he loves what you hate about you

Perrine, Stephen
January 1998
Cosmopolitan;Jan1998, Vol. 224 Issue 1, p90
Sheds light on some unwanted features of women which men find attractive. Less-than-perfect eyes; Freckled faces; Nonconformist figures. INSET: Flaw fans confess.


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