I apologise for the blog that has become neglected of late; I have had the undesirable experience of studying and sitting for exams this past month. Happily, that distasteful experience has drawn to an end!
Anyway, it is not customary to dwell on sad, poor cases and in respecting this custom I will evade any further discussion on ‘low mate value’ individuals and will focus on that happy bunch that may refer to themselves henceforth in the glowing terms of high-quality-mate-value. The happiest of them, I suspect are very good looking females who will accept nothing less than a kind, good-future-father, sexy and rich man and will do so with an assertiveness that only naturally befalls those scoring high on the mate value criterion (Buss & Shackford, 2008). Apparently, if their mate values are high enough they might even attract such idealised partners. The formula, then goes something like this: