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    I mean during these times, most women are capable of maintaining a respectable career.
    So why the need to look for financial security in a partner, who is not guaranteed to be part of a long term commitment?
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    Biology. It is in a woman's biology to seek security, for obvious reasons, this is reflected in their decision to be in a group, and follow trends. This can also be applied to men, who offer them financial and social security.
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    (Original post by balanced)
    Biology
    + Warped notions of utility (socially engineered by advertisers/media) as it relates to the (fairly insatiable) consumption of products and services
    + Related material manifestations of du jour obsessions with 'comfort', 'status' and 'individuality'
    + Related cardinal sins (lust, gluttony, greed, sloth, envy, pride)
    + Opportunity cost e.g. in choosing between a number of comparable suitors, in the case of very attractive women ('might as well pick the rich one!')
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    (Original post by balanced)
    Biology. It is in a woman's biology to seek security, for obvious reasons, this is reflected in their decision to be in a group, and follow trends. This can also be applied to men, who offer them financial and social security.

    Well protection can be used as an example to aid your point, but times have indeed changed, as women are not as dependant in a man to be her knight.
    Nothing organic about selecting a mate being only based on a title or his income.
    It has been socially written that a man has to foot the bill and chase.
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    Well protection can be used as an example to aid your point, but times have indeed changed, as women are not as dependant in a man to be her knight.
    Nothing organic about selecting a mate being only based on a title or his income.
    It has been socially written that a man has to foot the bill and chase.
    With the rape crisis in Europe I think it's becoming increasingly important. Money is a modern form of security, as that is what is can provide.
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    Nothing organic about selecting a mate being only based on a title or his income.
    Who said it was "only" based on this? It's a bonus, sure, but for most self-respecting women it won't be the only factor.
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    Because they can. Not all of them, of course.
 
 
 
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