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The law of attraction

This solution understands what contributes to attraction and whether or not men and women seek different qualities and characteristics in a mate and why.

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The question of attraction is one which is multifaceted. Some people believe that attraction is based in appearance and personality. There are others that believe that attraction is based in physiology, with the distribution of pheromones. The best answer is that it is probably a combination of both.

The physical attraction or appearance is the thing which opens the way for courtship, it is similar to a peacock or other birds that show their feathers or animals that fight over the female of a particular species. These are deep rooted traits in the true animal world; however, they become problematic when applied to a species which has an Id, Ego, and Superego which is tied ...

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The physical attraction or appearance is the thing which opens the way for courtship, it is similar to a peacock or other birds that show their feathers or animals that fight over the female of a particular species. These are deep rooted traits in the true animal world; however, they become problematic when applied to a species which has an Id, Ego, and Superego which is tied into a complicated social system which varies from culture to culture as in humans. Nevertheless, in most cases of attraction being physically attractive or what is considered physically attractive is the first step to obtaining a mate. The next step is the evaluation of that person as a protector and provider. Once this has been satisfied than the consideration of what a person's intelligence, personality, and self concept are considered by either the man or the women.

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