Study: Settling For Adequate Partner Better Than Waiting For Soulmate

According to researchers who studied the risk-taking behavior of early humans, people are better off, from an evolutionary standpoint, settling for a mate who’s available but maybe not the most ideal choice instead of waiting for a superior partner to come along. What do you think?

“The happiest day of my life was when I computed that I was statistically unlikely to improve upon Jennifer.”

Robert Reedy • Exhibit Designer


“If only Hollywood could capture the thrill of settling.”

Helen Wilson • Airbrusher

“Damn. And I’ve been going to college and jogging every day like a sucker.”

Gordon Salinas • Locomotive Inspector