People importance of physical attractiveness in dating behavior

Win Mc Namee / Getty Images News / Getty Images I don't mean to sound cranky, but it's more than a bit wearisome that the first thing that pops out of some people's mouths when they learn I write about urban legends is, "What about that thing with Richard Gere and the gerbil? "You learn a lot about human nature in this racket. Now, how many of you actually believe that anyone really does this sort of thing on a regular basis? ), has surely been tried by someone, somewhere, sometime — maybe even more than once — it is not, if I may repeat myself, a common erotic pastime in any known culture or subculture, gay, straight, or otherwise.