Society has long taught women to not go against the status quo.
Actions that can help a woman advance in the workplace, such as taking leadership roles or asking for a raise, signal confidence and ambition, but penalize them in the marriage market.
Welcome back to The Attraction Doctor Dating and relationships have always been hard.
In this day and age, however, they can sometimes seem impossible.
Lust and attraction are often more deep-seated, primal, and uncontrolled feelings.
They also have difficulty with men they label attractive "jerks", who disrespect them, ignore their needs, and break hearts. I would like to posit that cultural and biological factors have been pitted at odds, leaving women in a "no win situation" most of the time in modern life.These feelings are more likely elicited automatically from certain cues in a partner.For women, those attractive male cues may include physical attractiveness, social status, economic resources, ambition, industriousness, stability, and intelligence (Buss, 2003).In her book, Why We Love, author Helen Fisher describes three types of love: Each of these types of love can have very different origins and be independently expressed for different people.
For example, one woman might find that she lusts after her partner, is attracted to him, and securely attached (perhaps that is the ideal).
The existence of a double-standard isn’t news to anyone — men have always been praised for being assertive, in both their home and work life, while women receive backlash for it.