Dating a rich woman
Love is real and wanting to be married matters more to young people’s love lives than anything else, he says, “or whether you are beautiful or not so good looking.” Also see: Can you judge a man by his car (or his apartment)?
I have been lurking on this forum for a few years and learned a lot, but haven't seen a question like this addressed.
“I’d like to think that’s because, after a long life, they’ve learned that both looks and money can be fleeting but it’s the emotional connection you make with someone that sustains you,” says Abby Rodman, a psychotherapist in Boston.
Both genders reported nearly equally that being with someone physically attractive “to them” is important.
Neither gender may be shallow, he says, but may be making their choice of mate because of millions of years of evolution.
The study was conducted by researchers at Chapman University in Orange, Calif., and is due to be published in the January 2016 edition of the peer-reviewed academic journal “Personality and Individual Differences.” The researchers interviewed people in an online questionnaire about qualities they find important in a partner.
And men with more education also had stronger preferences for female partners who were “good looking” and slender, whereas this was not a concern for women.
Some 95% of men with an advanced degree said it was “essential” that their partner was “good looking” versus 77% of those with a high school education or less, and 84% of those men said it was essential that their partner was slender versus just 12% of those with a high school education or less. A depressing confirmation of the worst gender stereotypes that suggests the dating game has not progressed much in the last 100 years? But it may go back even further than that, back to a time when social status (in a modern sense) was not important, Frederick says.
“And that’s hopeful because it allows for physical imperfections — not the unattainable physical flawlessness we’re bombarded with every day in the media,” she says.
But what people want and what they actually get are two different things.
Just wanted to hear your guys thoughts on dating a super rich girl.