Neurobiologist Robert Sapolsky constructed a reproductive spectrum with opposite poles being tournament species, in which males compete fiercely for reproductive privileges with females, and pair bond arrangements, in which a male and female will bond for life.
Historically, marriages in most societies were arranged by parents and older relatives with the goal not being love but legacy and "economic stability and political alliances", according to anthropologists.
The protocols and practices of dating, and the terms used to describe it, vary considerably from country to country and over time.
While the term has several meanings, the most frequent usage refers to two people exploring whether they are romantically or sexually compatible by participating in dates with the other.
Are your home shoppers desperately trying to find “the one? Eighty percent of home buyers have at least one major regret about their new home purchase; 72 percent of married women admit they’ve considered leaving their husbands at some point.
” Finding the perfect housing match can be like finding the perfect mate. Americans seem to think they have a better chance at finding love than finding the perfect home. Home owners typically had buyer's remorse when buying a home that was too small or didn't have enough storage space, choosing a home near unpleasant neighbors, and purchasing in a bad school district.