It's Better to Settle for Mr. Okay Than Waiting for Mr. Right in Evolution

February 9, 2015 12:28 PM

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You may just want to settle for "Mr. Okay" rather than "Mr. Right." Evolutionary researchers have discovered that settling is a better evolutionary strategy than waiting for the perfect person.

"Primitive humans were likely forced to bet on whether or not they could find a better mate," said Chris Adami, co-author of the new paper, in a news release. "They could either choose to mate with the first, potentially inferior, companion and risk inferior offspring, or they could wait for Mr. or ...

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