I am dating a girl out of my league
I have absolutely no interest in dating a shallow robot whose only redeeming qualities are their abilities to dress well and grow a nice set of facial hair.
I'm way more interested in being with someone who has similar interests and is oriented around the same values that I am passionate about. We all have a different idea in mind for the type of personality and emotional and intellectual attributes that we desire in our "ideal" partner.
Take the first step towards combatting League Theory and look in the mirror. Remind yourself of that fact until you believe it as emphatically true.
But more than that, think about your talents, interests, passions, and values.
If you're innovative/curious/passionate/smart/funny/creative raise your hand! Now remind yourself that no one is out of your league, either.
If you've ever looked at a couple and thought about how one-half was so much more attractive than the other, you probably wondered how the hell they got together in the first place.
I mean purely in the sense that no matter how physically attractive someone is, if they don't have the values to appreciate things like intelligence, ambition and laughter, then we never would have worked out anyway.
When analyzing the potential compatibility between ourselves and a suitor, oftentimes, the "he's out of my league" excuse comes into play.
I am smart, wildly ambitious, self-motivated, silly, fun-loving and energetic.
If someone doesn't find value in those attributes, then we weren't meant to be in the first place.
But the point is that one thing is true for all of us: someone's face shouldn't hold more value than their heart, and someone's body shouldn't be considered more important than their mind.
Compatibility isn't founded purely on how attractive you and your partner are in respect to each other; that's the number one aspect of League Theory that we seem to succumb to unknowingly.