Men still presume that women go after them only if they have a highly paid job, but new findings defy all of that nonsense- all you need to pull a lady is a guitar according to and In fact, 90% of Brits find guitar players sexy.

Relationships on Female First

Relationships on Female First

Apparently those men who play a guitar have an instant appeal about them for the ladies, which was considered more important than salary, jobs and interesting hobbies. Films like The Blues Brothers and Wayne’s World show that guitars make geeks instant gods, encouraging women to flock their way. 25% have admitted that they have dated someone purely because they have played the guitar and many men have used a guitar as pulling power according to eBay spokesperson Laura Wilkinson-Rea comments: “The nation has confirmed that the pulling power of guitar is here to stay.

When a man approached 300 women in the street in their 20s and 30s in France, either with or without a guitar in his hand, the results spoke for themselves. When he had a guitar case in his hand, 31% of the women gave them his phone number, compared to 14% if he carried nothing and nine per cent when he had a sports bag.

In Israel a similar study was conducted where 100 women were sent a message saying ‘I like your photo’, half were sent one from a man with a guitar and half were not. Only 10 % replied if he had nothing in his hands, compared to 28% if he was holding a guitar.

Dating expert Hayley Quinn says, "I regularly coach men to improve their skills in approaching women; and hands down a man who is passionate about something in his life, apart from getting a girlfriend, is immediately more attractive. As for guitars - think what it communicates. Thanks to      everyone from Mick Jagger to John Mayer, guitars still symbolise a man who is sensual, creative and who other women are attracted to."

This is backed up by the figures, as over half of Brits (57%) find it irresistible ‘when someone is passionate about music’.     

62% of Lovestruck members found that a man who plays a guitar is far more attractive than those who have no musical aptitude. 46% went on to say that a guitar player might be thoughtful, soulful and creative which were qualities they ranked highly in a relationship. 37% assumed it would be romantic to be serenaded by a man with a musical flair and 39% said that if they could play the guitar they would be more forgiving if the guy was not that good looking.

The study conducted on Facebook revealed that a guitar made little difference to whether men replied to women or not.

But why is this? Hayley Quinn says, "Remember, women are wired to admire 'pre-selection' i.e. a man who other women rate automatically becomes more attractive, which is exactly what happens when a guy gets on stage. And I should know… Hayley adds, "My boyfriend is a musician!"

There appears to be some difference of opinion across the UK- 54% of Scottish women are looking for the rock star appeal with a guitar in tow, whereas ladies from Cambridge believe that being able to play guitar automatically makes men good with their hands. 

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