Dating a very wealthy man
There was one deviation: Older people care less about physical attraction, professional success or the potential to make a lot of money, the study found.“I’d like to think that’s because, after a long life, they’ve learned that both looks and money can be fleeting but it’s the emotional connection you make with someone that sustains you,” says Abby Rodman, a psychotherapist in Boston.Your spirit tells you to leave this old environment altogether, but you are persuaded by your younger, less mature self that likes security to stay where you have been.In doing so you are fooled as you are fed, but the napkin warns you that the old food is toxic.
“I don’t think this is superficial at all,” says Jacqueline Whitmore, the founder of The Protocol School of Palm Beach. The study was conducted by researchers at Chapman University in Orange, Calif., and is due to be published in the January 2016 edition of the peer-reviewed academic journal “Personality and Individual Differences.” The researchers interviewed people in an online questionnaire about qualities they find important in a partner. Men with higher incomes showed stronger preferences for women with slender bodies, while women with higher incomes preferred men who had a steady income or made similar money, according to a new survey of 28,000 heterosexual men and women aged between 18 and 75.“Speaking as a woman, most women of a certain age want security, but we also want someone who doesn’t look, act and dress like a troll.A woman must uphold her standards.” But, she adds, character is just as important.