Financially Independent Women Are Less Interested in a Potential Mate's Social Status
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.
Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention, 26th, 22-25 May 2014
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San Francisco, CA, USA
VALENTINE, Katherine A. and LI, Norman P., "Financially Independent Women Are Less Interested in a Potential Mate's Social Status" (2014). Research Collection School of Social Sciences. Paper 1598.
Available at: http://ink.library.smu.edu.sg/soss_research/1598