Researchers explained that in terms of evolution, humans are programmed to associate overweight people with an increased risk of health problems, therefore a woman with a slimmer waist is perceived to be healthier and to have a greater chance at reproductive success.
To study the link between women's waist and her perceived sexual attractiveness to her partner as well as their overall sexual satisfaction, researchers measured a man's sexual function using an established questionnaire called the International Index of Erectile Function.
Researchers found that the slimmer a woman's waist, the more satisfied her partner and the less likely he is to suffer impotence in the bedroom, according to the study published in the journal Archives of Sexual Behavior.
Past studies have found that men generally perceive slimmer women as more sexually attractive.
We finally went out for lunch the following week, and we clicked right away.