This perspective centers instead on the couple and attempts to understand the process of marital dyad formation.
Both of these perspectives generate an abundance of knowledge concerning mate selection.
This is not surprising, as it mirrors most real-life dating situations where men come on to women far more frequently and aggressively than women come on to men.
The genius of Finkel and Eastwick began when they made one seemingly minor, almost irrelevant observation.
Finally, male selectivity is invariant to group size, while female selectivity is strongly increasing in group size.Social scientists who study the family have long been interested in the question "Who marries whom?" On one level, the study of mate selection is conducted from the perspective of family as a social institution.We are in part defined by our venues and our crowd reflects such. Simply select the EVENT SCHEDULE tab on the homepage for a listing of our events. In the 10 years we have had the pleasure of serving daters we've noticed the nicer a dater is to us, our hosts and each other, the more matches they get.Much like a private club, not every dater is for us.Women put greater weight on the intelligence and the race of partner, while men respond more to physical attractiveness.