Sign up for our Newsletter! It has been argued that a reason gender roles are so prevalent in society is that the expectations of gender roles can become internalised in a person's self-concept and personality. American Psychologist. The preferred age of females is Evolved Dispositions Versus Social roles". An attractive younger woman pursued by a wealthy man who is perceived as wanting her only for her looks may be called a trophy wife. By showing that there are whole swathes of people who she couldn't marry in the first place without being in a creepy relationship, and that as her age increases, the range of non-creepy partners increases, combined with Census Bureau data, Cueball shows that her eligible dating pool is in fact still increasing.
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Age disparity in sexual relationships
Archived from the original on 13 September Megan notes that graph-making nerds like Cueball may have a hard time finding dates, but this is refuted by the title text. Evolutionary Psychology. Conversely, this will equal the difference between the appropriate age of the older person and the older person's actual age. As they are the higher-investing sex, females tend to be slightly more demanding when picking a mate as predicted by parental investment theory. Webarchive template wayback links All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from May Articles with permanently dead external links Wikipedia articles needing page number citations from April All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from September