I am still knee deep of slowly unpacking boxes and while sifting through all my things I found this book.
Love at first sight by Suzi Malin
Then this past weekend, Tabitha from Bourbon and Pearls
did a post about couples who look alike which prompted me to do this quick post.
Please bear in mind I don't adhere to all the theories and I am sharing some amusing pictures.
Of course no romance book would be complete without the relationship of Princess Diana and Prince Charles.
The author had a theory that there were three types of attraction.
The first being Harmonism which is when people share similar facial proportions as was the case with this couple.
As it had the benefit of hindsight, it tried to explain why they perhaps didn't have a harmonious relationship by saying that they didn't have "harmonious" enough features.
Of course, the other royal couples were not spared facial dissection.
|Prince Andrew and Fergie|
One couple may still be married and the other divorced so harmonism doesn't seem to equate with a relationship lasting.
Now isn't this the question that has been raised for decades?
What is it about Camilla that Prince Charles has had such an attachment?
This is a picture of Prince Charles with his first and favorite nanny called Mabel Anderson.
He has publicly stated his affection for her and it is one that lasted as she is included in some private family affairs.
At first glance, they don't necessarily look alike until one dissects their face as the author does with everybody!
The theory for this attraction is prima copulism which is when a person choose someone who resembles the first attachment one forms.
This could explain why the prince of Norway married a single mother whose ex was in prison for drug charges and known to be a shady character in the underworld.
His now wife is the mirror image of his own mother.
So basically it's the oedipal complex.
The third type of attraction is echoism which is when one person chooses someone who looks familiar and mirrors themselves.
Apparently, famous people and celebrities tend to favor
this sort of relationship most likely due to a healthy ego and
some involving narcissism.
Hugh Grant and Liz Hurley
Guy Ritchie with Madonna
Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston
Paul and Linda McCartney
Napoleon had the pick of any woman in Europe and yet he was infatuated with Josephine which was basically himself..!
Remember the whole Monica Lewinsky saga?
Many wondered why Bill would risk such behaviour in his position.
Well not only did Monica look like his beloved mother but they also had harmonious features.
Even when they were grumpy!
I hope you found this as amusing as I did!
P.S. Sorry about the technical issues but I am having issues with my home computer and while using the Blogger App I swiped the delete button twice by accident so apologies to those who left a comment as it got deleted too. So please be careful for those of you who intend to use that app!