Emotional Security – Many people elect to marry someone whos not physically attractive because it provides an additional level of emotional security in the relationship. They may feel that a less attractive spouse would be more loyal, more trustworthy, and not as likely to face temptation from other men or women.
Is physical attraction necessary for marriage?
Its important to be physically attracted to your partner. Its important that you find your partner attractive as he/she is. If not, there may be issues later on not wanting to be physically intimate with your partner after marriage, being physically repulsed by him/her as you see him/her day after day, and so on.
Why you should date someone who isnt your type pocket?
Having a partner who isnt your usual type can expose you to new experiences and hobbies, Bennett says. It might even help you explore and develop hidden talents that you never knew you had. For example, an athletic person might find [they are] actually quite artistic and vice versa.