Social Norms Influence Sex Differences in Romantic Selectivity


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The article begins with the designated role played by a man in the courtship process of initiation of a pursuit to get the girl. The motive is usually that of a potential romantic relationship. The authors of the article seek to find out whether the way a partner initiates the courtship process has any influence on the other partner’s evaluation of their desirability – the approaching partner. They seek to answer whether the dating scenario that was existent at the time of court ship is of importance in the most selective of the partner’s choice.