I’m back on the idea that we have an “imprint” when it comes to choosing a partner. That there is physical type we naturally gravitate to. Nearly 70% of the people who responded to the poll said they had a preference, or thought they did.
Now personally, I have this incredibly strong imprint as outlined here, and I do wonder where it comes from. I know it involves both parents but I also know there are other elements. For example, check this:
I go for men of my father’s coloring and hair and I go for artists. And in fact, my mother was a painter, as is the AMF.
And one of the things my mother painted was bullfighters. Except she didn’t paint them on canvas. She painted them, life-sized on the doors and walls of our home.
Not the bulls, mind you. The bullfighters. There might have been a bit of the bull pictured, but the matador was focal. In all his glory and believe me, these bullfighters were glorious.
So think about that. I grew up with these men on the walls of my home and considering I was a kid, this put me eye-level with their butts. Hah! Their glorious butts, that is and then one day it hit me.
The AMF is half Spanish. And I was looking at him. “Well that explains a lot,” I said as the fog rolled out and the information came in. “Eureka! You’re the matador ass I’ve been looking for!”
Now I thought that was funny and I also think it’s true. I think I took one look at those Spanish asses my mother painted and I thought they looked pretty damned good. And I said to myself, “When I grow up, I’m going to get me one of those!”
So what about you? Can you make a tie between your childhood and the type partner you’re attracted to?