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I Think That Personality Is More Important Than Good Looks

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    Beauty With Eyes Closed Tight

    I'm tired of the catcalls and whistles... i just want someone to stop for a minute and get to know me. This may sound silly, but I sometimes dream of dating a blind man so I could be sure that someone loved me for who I was... Not for the trophy wife they wanted me to be. It's...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Nov 7, 2013

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    A personality is the most gorgeous thing a

    person can have :). I admire people who look beyond what is on the outside and can see what is on the inside. :)
    hitthelightsnow hitthelightsnow 22-25, F 7 Responses Jun 7

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    Well I'm not gonna be one of those people

    that say looks don't matter, because honestly they do. You can not completely be with someone unless you're attracted to their physical appearance somehow. Because if you are not attracted to them physically then you will not want to be physical or sexual with them. So looks do...
    DepressingKayla DepressingKayla 18-21, F Nov 29

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    A man with a wonderful personality will get you

    through the many hardships of life. However, a man with good looks will only get you through boring nights. It serves no purpose to be handsome with a dark personality.
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M Mar 21

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    I'm convinced only about 30% of the people on

    earth are "real people", and the rest are fillers. Anyone can look attractive, but only the people with personality make an impact.
    JLeDoux69 JLeDoux69 18-21, M 4 Responses May 19

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    Looks are important, to attract someone.

    Personality is what that person falls in love with. You don't love someone for the way they look, but for who they are.
    koenigsegg7 koenigsegg7 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 27

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    "Reliable Realist" Serious and quiet, interested in security and peaceful living. Extremely thorough, responsible and dependable. Well-developed powers of concentration. Usually interested in supporting and promoting traditions and establishments. Well-organized and hard working...
    Minky28 Minky28 46-50, F 21 hrs ago

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    Pastelcats Pastelcats 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    It infuriates me that

    after spending my precious time getting to know someone they go and delete themselves . I don't mind people reinventing them selves I find it quite amusing and sometimes very stimulating .. My dear friends please don't use the delete button on here .
    SexyLexiMX81 SexyLexiMX81 26-30, M 5 Responses Jul 20

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    Absolutely, although I do look

    for a pretty, cute and alluring woman of my age. However, I actually prefer a woman is friendly, warm and share the same interests as me. I do not want to be with a woman who is pretty and that, but is a b****!
    Profweird Profweird 18-21, M Oct 17

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    Yeah everyone would say

    that thing but everyone would want a hottest guy/girl in the town !!
    iamjustbeingme iamjustbeingme 16-17, M 2 Responses Nov 25

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    Having a person who loves you like you are the

    best, the most beautiful, the smartest and the most amazing girl in the world is something that can be bought. Yes, it is wonderful. But if you know someone tells that you have amazing personality and your looks doesn't matter. Let me tell you one thing. It is such a lie...
    rockettothemoon08 rockettothemoon08 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 18

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    Looks fade-dumb is forever.

    The looks of person is merely a shell that carries their body. Over the years I have met ppl who are beautiful on the inside. But their insecurity and immaturity made them ugly. Don't judge a book by its cover. Judge it by the content.
    fitchef fitchef 41-45, F 5 Responses Dec 13, 2013

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    I like the adams family a lot,

    the way they dress, the way they behave and their house!
    alma70 alma70 41-45, F 5 Responses Aug 31

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    If you want someone who's a good **** with a

    hit body, by all means, pursue your dream of having that. But remember, looks fade, and you're gonna have to choose your hot chick / prettyboy wisely - they're gonna be with you through thick and thin and see you at your worst.
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    for me, all that matters is the personality of

    a person, if that person is kind and funny and stuff like that. But I know not everybody thinks like that and it makes me kind of insecure about how I look, because I just want people to like me, especially the people I like, I know I shouldn't care about what they think of me...
    ilovemusic098 ilovemusic098 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2013

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    Its good to have a great personality

    but its also important to have good looks. Honestly, i think you cant like someone and be with them if you think they are "ugly". Its not fair to them and you. You cant just be like. "Oh, she/he is ugly but they have a great personality, so im just going to get with them because...
    ninjadentistinspace ninjadentistinspace 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 19

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    It'S All In The Mind

    It would be great to be blessed with an aesthetically symmetrical face, attached to an equally well portioned body. However, such endowments only offer a small advantage at finding and maintaining long lasting, happy relationships. They are useful in turning heads and getting...
    lightswillguideyouhome lightswillguideyouhome 46-50, M 8 Responses Sep 28, 2013

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    We put so much emphasis on the way someone looks

    but really? Why? The person literally has no control over how they will look like in their natural state. Its just already decided and encoded in their DNA. I mean if the words you spoke appeared on your skin would you still be beautiful? Im just saying why judge someone so...
    LoveCove LoveCove 18-21, F Nov 3

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    NobodyCaresOkai NobodyCaresOkai 13-15, F 7 Responses Sep 22

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    I find this to be really true :) There was a

    time in my life when I was super shallow and only talk to the prettiest of girls or the guys that don't have ache and braces. However, Now, Today, I can honestly say that if I talk to you for a long time and we have pleasant conversations and I enjoy your personality and in some...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 12

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    It really annoys me how some people are

    so superficial and obsessed with looks. I like to wear cute clothes and take care of myself, but I don't obsess over it, nor am I a high maintenance girl. Meeting a good-looking guy that I like is nice, but I certainly care more about character and personality traits. A good...
    MommySarah79 MommySarah79 31-35, F 2 Responses May 14

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    So True!

    This has always been for me..when I was in high school and all my girlfriends were like "Man...hes is fine!"..I was like yeah he is..but not what I am looking for..I have always been attracted to a persons personality..not their looks..now if the looks came along with the great...
    theheartofmemphis theheartofmemphis 41-45, F 3 Responses May 17, 2012

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    So...I've been on E.P

    for a few months now without a profile pic & have had 2 messages & nobody talking to me at all. I decided to do an experiment & put a profile pic up last night. I had 100 notifications this morning. Just sayin' Hmm... 😏
    Lovingmyselffirst Lovingmyselffirst 36-40, F Aug 16

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    My personality type: ISFJ (Introversion,

    Sensing, Feeling, Judging) ISFJ Strengths Very supportive. ISFJs are always willing to help other people, sharing their knowledge and experience with their colleagues, classmates, or friends. People with this personality type strive for win-win situations, choosing empathy...
    Nyx1978 Nyx1978 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    A person is only as beautiful

    as their heart and soul. I've seen plain people radiate such beauty when they smile and share their heart. And seen 'beautiful' people turn so ugly with a sneer or snide remark.
    salix75 salix75 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    I just believe that one must be celebrated

    for what they have achieved rather than what they were born with. Appearances, race, nationality, relatives are some of the things you are born with, but personality is something that you build over a lifetime. But there are literally a handful of people that would value...
    tejaswini4588 tejaswini4588 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    Take any journey for about an hour into a city

    and I can guarantee you will find a girl you think is good looking. It never ceases to amaze me just how common good looks are lol. So why base your relationship on something that is so easily attainable and therefore not special. Looks have their place in a relationship, it...
    surfdas surfdas 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 23

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    You can find a gorgeous boy with a ****

    personality or not so great looks and amazing personality. How often is it you find both!! I'm one of them lucky girls then!! When you get a good one hold on because they are definitely rare!!
    Mollou Mollou 18-21, F Aug 6

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    There are some personality

    that I love about girls. I love intelligent, bright eyed girls. I love a girl who is funny and that she has a great sense of humor. I love a girl who is herself all the time and don't let others tell her what she can't do. Honestly I dated this girl who weighs a lot more than me...
    steve0629 steve0629 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 11, 2013

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    I think that beauty has overtaken the world

    right now, and definitely not in a good way. Everything is sexualised which kind of makes me lose my ****, especially when it comes to music. I like Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, Queen and many more. So to be hearing ****** music like 'Anaconda' makes me puke a little. But what...
    LuciLeft LuciLeft 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    If You Are Honest

    One of the great things about the internet is that people can really get to know each other.  You can avoid the trap of being extremely physically attracted to someone and then finding out that you really don't have that much in common.  Then once you do exchange...
    findinme findinme 46-50, F 9 Responses Feb 8, 2008

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    Heck Yes...this Coming From a Person Lacking Good Looks :)

    You look at a "gorgeous" (depending on your idea of gorgeous of course) person, and say to yourself, "Yum, yum I want that person" because they're merely good looking and that attracts you initially. But then, let's say you see someone not amazingly stunning...
    Yellowrhapsody Yellowrhapsody 16-17, F 12 Responses Mar 20, 2008

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    Someone could be the "hottest" person ever,

    but if they are a bad person on the inside, then it doesn't matter what they look like. They're no good for you.
    carmeloo16 carmeloo16 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 26, 2013

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    I want to be more than a piece of meat I want

    to be looked at as the intelligent person I am and not the beautiful eyes or my gorgeous body or my delicate face or how my hair is so flawless lol. I want someone to look at me in my eyes and see beyond that and looking at how my mind, soul, and heart. Because beauty isn't...
    Ownership Ownership 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    Beauty comes from within

    where people would appreciate you and when you grow older they love you even more.There is something deeper than that layer of skin. And you might say hey I have wrinkles on my face now but they will still love you. I watched as the old couple stood up and hold hands while they...
    ladybug96 ladybug96 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 13

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    Good Looks

    Lets be honest with each other . Every day we are getting older and with age our looks begin to fade . I believe that our looks along with our personality , define who we are . As we age out looks begin to slowly fade . I know there are mane who still look young reguardless of...
    nomar251 nomar251 51-55 2 Responses Apr 28, 2013

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    I'm the coolest guy there is ,

    people who me say that. I am immature BC being mature is boring and normal. my Dachshund is Jewish.
    JBStoner JBStoner 41-45 1 Response Nov 10

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    Truthfully I do believe

    that looks are not everything considering a person can be beautiful, but that does not mean they are a good person. Personality can go a long ways with some people. People with an amazing personality are the type one should be around because they can be great fun to be friends...
    Ahaizzy Ahaizzy 16-17, F Aug 25

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    The most beautiful person becomes ugly to me

    if they have an ugly personality and someone who I may not initially find attractive becomes so when I get to know them and their inner beauty shines through :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 28

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    Absolutely. Also because I think my personality

    is ranked higher on the scale than my physical appearance lol.
    StrikeFour StrikeFour 18-21 Feb 11

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    I believe beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

    And if you're true and genuine, I think that's beautiful.
    ireallylikebacon ireallylikebacon 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 9

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    Our society is so mess up today,

    that everyone decides that its would be great to say something about someone's look. I'm not wishing bad, but only if we were blind, than maybe we could focus on personalities instead of someone's race, clothes, etc.
    gorgeusgirlSky3 gorgeusgirlSky3 13-15 1 Response Oct 29

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    True beauty is something

    that comes from the heart. Personality is always what attracts me.
    romanticheart77 romanticheart77 51-55, M 4 days ago

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    I've met both people;

    who doesn't look the most pretty or handsome but they are nice. And some who looks cute and handsome with darkness inside of 'em.
    lydiasangi lydiasangi 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 7

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    I agree. I think some people here are looking

    for "models" to converse with? I might be talking to someone and they ask for a picture and when I send, they stop talking to me. (It's kind of funny when I re-read the last statement.) I have always struggled with self-esteem issues so them doing that doesn't help. Though, in...
    easynuh easynuh 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 1

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    We are attracted by appearance

    but we can only live with the character.
    ladybug96 ladybug96 18-21, F 9 Responses Nov 15

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    You could look like a supermodel,

    but if you're a *****, give it a few years and I guarantee you, you will be alone. Sure you can get married, but when your good looks fade and you start to resemble a dried up leather handbag with a bitchy personality you're going to be divorced living in a house full of cats...
    Santos21 Santos21 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 18

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    It is easy to fall in love by beauty face,

    but in the end, u have to deal with character, not the beauty.. The good book cannot be judged by its cover
    reuzukiamariah reuzukiamariah 18-21, F 2 Responses May 7

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    i havent ever been one to judge someone soley

    on looks, however i feel you should have some type of physical attraction... but personality is more important.
    SelinaKyle1 SelinaKyle1 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Despite people that are on here.

    Please don't ask for phone numbers or where I live . I'll block you. I had a guy tell me that we were meant for each other in 6 sentences. Well that tell me you have a problem. When I tell you I'm married. That means I'm not for you. If you call me hon then I'll block you. If...
    jeankachew jeankachew 51-55, F 4 Responses Nov 18

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