you tell me what you think I am just curious is all
Most Helpful Girl
This is straight out of my psych book (it's a class on relationships):
"People evaluate potential partners with regard to (a) warmth and loyalty, (b) attractiveness and vitality, and (c) status and resources. For lasting romances, women want men who are warm and kind and who are not poor, and men want women who are warm and kind and who are not unattractive. Thus, everybody wants intimate partners who are amiable, agreeable, and loving."
-Intimate Relationships, Miller & Perlman
Basically, there are certain personality traits that both men and women look for, and physical attraction is important in any relationship. However, men care a bit more about appearance than women do, and women will trade in on looks for other things like money. Either way, it sounds shallow, but the purpose is to have healthy offspring and be able to provide for them, it's not for individual gain. Well, it is in some cases...0