The Effect of Same-Sex Mate Value Comparisons on Mating Aspirations

In choosing a romantic partner, people often try to match with another person of equivalent mate value, or desirability. To match successfully, one must be able to assess his own mate value accurately. Previous research has shown that romantic rejections reduce self-esteem and the resultant self-est...

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Author: Brittany Jakubiak
Degree Work Type: Thesis (M.S.)
Institution: Villanova University
Format: Degree Work
Language: English
Published: 2012
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