Are men really more ‘ oriented ’ toward short-term mating than women ?

@inproceedings{Schmitt2001AreMR,
  title={Are men really more ‘ oriented ’ toward short-term mating than women ?},
  author={David P. Schmitt and Todd K Shackelford and David Michael Buss},
  year={2001}
}
According to Sexual Strategies Theory (D.M. Buss and D.P. Schmitt 1993), both men and women possess psychological adaptations for short-term mating. However, men may possess three adaptations that make it seem as though they are generally more ‘oriented’ toward short-term mating than women: (1) Men possess greater desire for short-term sexual relationships than women; (2) Men prefer larger numbers of sexual partners over time than women; and (3) Men require less time before consenting to sex… CONTINUE READING

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