The Power of Erotic Capital
Some people seem to lead charmed lives. They are attractive but also have positive personalities. They are cheerful and friendly, easy-going, confident, pleasant company, even charismatic. Doors open for them. People help them. They seem to have fewer problems than the rest of us, or else their problems get resolved more quickly. Luck plays a bigger part in life than people ever want to admit in the rational cultures of Western societies. Erotic capital is another unacknowledged asset that plays a role in all social interaction.
Erotic capital is a combination of physical and social attractiveness. The two often go together, become mutually reinforcing. It starts in the cradle. Beautiful babies attract ...