It feels as though the recent, widespread surge of sexy dads has fetishized fatherhood in a way that is peculiar, but not totally unwelcome. But why are hot dads are so attractive? Curious about the appeal of the newly sexualized and objectified father, we spoke to a variety of women who professed to be very interested in dads, asking what about these men they found so undeniably sexy. Their answers were varied but seemed to circle around the idea that the Hot Dad unlike single dudes swiping away on Tinder, act selflessly and with purpose. I have always had this thing for older men. My ex-husband was a lot older than me. I like the little chub! And their caring nature, their persona of wanting to take care of people. Those are very attractive qualities.
Can you repeat that? do women want? It has been at the centre of numerous books, articles and blog posts, and denial doubt the cause of countless agonised ponderings by men and women comparable. But despite decades spent trying en route for crack this riddle, researchers have but to land on a unified characterization of female desire, let alone appear close to fully understanding how it works. But more recent evidence reveals that differences between the sexes can actually be more nuanced or constant non-existent, depending on how you characterize and attempt to measure desire. A few studies have even found that men in relationships are as likely at the same time as women to be the member of the couple with the lower aim of sexual desire.