What determines how much a guy spends on an engagement ring?
Several standard sex differences replicated across cultures, including women's greater valuation of social status and men's greater valuation of physical attractiveness. I've posted many studies offering hope and inspiration but to be honest and fair, we also need to look at facts about people many like to deny. Women find married men more attractive than single men: To make the best decisions, we cannot delude ourselves. In fact, research shows young women sometimes prefer out-and-out jerks: Naive romantics, I warn you one last time: