Selection Criteria

All creatures in the Gods’ world have their own selection criteria when choosing a mate. We humans may, over the span of the last century, have largely separated sex from reproduction in the course of our daily lives but, in our instinct-driven hind-brains, we’re all still small, hairy, primates seeking to reproduce and propagate our species.

When we’re “sizing up” a potential sexual partner we’re all, at least subconsciously, applying our reproductive selection criteria to the subjects of those potential liaisons.

Gender-based Reproductive Selection Criteria
Men & Women’s Sexual Selection Criteria

Of course the selection criteria that is applied is gender-based and quite different between men and women. 😉

Related Reading:

Cartoons from The New Yorker 2019 Day-to-Day Calendar
The Cartoon Guide to Chemistry
Relationships: A Mess Worth Making
The New Rules for Love, Sex, and Dating
69 Sex Positions. Essential Moves to Spice Up Your Sex Life (with illustrations)

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3 Responses to “Selection Criteria”

  1. Moe Says:

    Great cartoon! And too too true. But I think it’s changing. Do you?

  2. jonolan Says:

    I think it is changing, insofar as some women’s criteria are concerned, but only very slowly at most – and most of that change seems more to be among women who are no longer in need of- or looking for more traditional relationships.

    Hehe…Men are still the same as are, as far as I can, younger women.

  3. Some Prurient Wisdom | Reflections From a Murky Pond Says:

    […] I joked about earlier, men and women seem to often have have vastly different selection criteria when shopping for a mate, even just a temporary one. Well, here’s some wisdom – albeit […]

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