Title

Financially Independent Women Are Less Interested in a Potential Mate's Social Status

Publication Type

Presentation

Publication Date

5-2014

Abstract

Previous studies investigating mate preferences have found that women prioritize social status, while men prioritize physical attractiveness in long-term mates. This study found that when women expect to provide at least 50% of their household income, they no longer see social status as a necessity in a mate.

Discipline

Social Psychology

Research Areas

Psychology

Publication

Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention, 26th, 22-25 May 2014

City or Country

San Francisco, CA, USA

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