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Why Your Parents Hate Your Boyfriend

Turns out there is a scientific reason for why your parents don’t like the guy or girl you bring home. Anthony explains.

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Why parents think your partner isn’t good enough

“It is common for parents to influence mate choice — from arranged marriages to more subtle forms of persuasion — but they often disagree with their children about what makes a suitable partner. A new study has found an evolutionary explanation for why some parents try to control who their children pair up with.”

Sorry daughters, your parents will never approve of your partner

“The reason is rather more primal, and is rooted in an “evolutionary conflict over resources”, it appears. The researchers found that parents invest more resources in a daughter whose partner is hard up or uncaring, eventually leading to conflict.”

Why some parents think your partner isn’t good enough

“It is common for parents to influence mate choice — from arranged marriages to more subtle forms of persuasion — but they often disagree with their children about what makes a suitable partner. A new study has found an evolutionary explanation for why some parents try to control who their children pair up with.”

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