I agree that physical attraction is generally an opening, yet I have also noticed that people’s…

I agree with you. People definitely become more attractive to me as I get to know them better, if I like who they are as a person. Alas, in this digital age, particularly with dating dominated by a photo and (maybe) an autobiography, it feels like there’s a lot less opportunity for personality to win the day. Anecdotally, it seems that few people bother to read dating profiles, leaving it all upon one’s appearance.