This article from Times Online posits that women are prone to having more orgasms when their partner is packing. That is to say, packing a hefty wallet.
Giving scientific fodder to millions of sexist guys and elevating a lot of jokes into the realm of fact, the article says:
He (Dr Thomas Pollet, the Newcastle University psychologist behind the research) believes the phenomenon is an “evolutionary adaptation” that is hard-wired into women, driving them to select men on the basis of their perceived quality.After JJY's Goldstar ad campaign, I thought twice about putting this link up due to a fear of this blog being misunderstood as sexist. The article does seem to have a slightly abrasive bent.
The study is certain to prove controversial, suggesting that women are inherently programmed to be gold-diggers.
The female orgasm is the focus of much research because it appears to have no reproductive purpose. Women can become pregnant whatever their pleasure levels.Wow. The author pretty much manages to call women sluts AND fickle.
Seriously though, this does sort of make sense. While I know a lot of women are into the whole "bad boy" thing, financial stability and security is more of a priority and this article is an affirmation of the rational nature of female evolutionary psychology.
I'm dying to end with another dig, but I wont.