Mary Duenwald: “As predicted by the cad-dad theory of human mating strategies, the women preferred the proper heroes for long-term unions. When asked which character they would like to see their future daughters choose, they also selected proper heroes. But when asked who appealed to them most for short-term affairs, the women turned to the dark heroes — the handsome, passionate and daring cads.”
It's a good-news-bad-news article for guys like me. The good news is that guys wanting a long-term monogamous relationship—just one will do, thankyouverymuch—are in the running after all. The bad news is that I come out looking like a sucker for wanting that.