|Adaptive Problems||Evolved Mate Preference|
|1. Selecting a mate who is able to invest||good financial prospects, social status, older age, ambitious/industrious, size, strength, athleticism|
|2. Selecting a mate who is willing to invest||dependability and stability, love and commitment cues, positive interactions with children|
|3. Selecting a mate who is able to physically protect self and children||size (height), strength, bravery, athletic ability|
|4. Selecting a mate who will show good parenting skills||dependability, emotional stability, kindness, positive interactions with children|
|5. Selecting a mate who is compatible||similar values, similar ages, similar personalities|
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