Giving away meat shows that he has more than enough strength and skill to survive.
Women like men with many friends, and giving away meat maintains friendships.
Tall men receive more personal ad responses than short men. Foreign women will think that a man who can conjugate verbs correctly in their language will make a good husband. Women select men who are, on average, three and a half years older. The average woman moves in with a man at age 20 or 21.
Never-married women are more likely to prefer physical attractiveness. To improve your language skills, take a creative writing class. Older men, in general, have more social status and emotional maturity. This "executive decisions" brain area is where we make good judgments.
Conversely, divorced and widowed women are more likely to select good character over physical attractiveness. The worldwide average age difference between brides and grooms is three years. During the first half of the twentieth century, increasing affluence enabled younger men to support families. Automobile insurance rates drop at 25 because drivers with mature prefrontal lobes get into fewer accidents.
Secondary education and increased leisure time facilitated dating. Similarly, men and women make better relationship decisions after 25.
It's true that attachment styles are hardwired in adults, and it's true that this distinction is of paramount importance in relationships (mismatched partners have more relationship difficulties, and avoidant individuals have more relationship difficulties in general) but the hardwiring results from the individuals genetics and childhood peer influences. Women rate tall, strong, athletic males as "very desirable" marriage partners.
Low-status individuals produce too much glucocorticoid. Stress"the fear of fear itself"physically hurts low-status individuals.Men give meat to lower-status individuals to show their superior place in the social hierarchy (see The Great Male Hierarchy). When asked who had fathered their children, Aché women named, on average, 2.1 possible fathers for each child. If money attracted women, Bill Gates would be sexier than the Beatles in 1965. Women want "alpha" males who show off their money like peacocks show off their tail feathers, e.g., buying a round of drinks in a bar.On the list of possible fathers, the best hunters' names came up most often. Many societies expect the sons of leaders to become leaders. Help less-fortunate individuals, to show that you're above average. But women also want "relationship" men who put their paychecks into a mortgage.The common belief that men are hardwired to be alone ("go to their caves") after a stressful day and that women are hardwired to talk to a supportive partner is a misconception.The former is the avoidant attachment style and the latter is the secure attachment style.Aché women view big-game hunting like peahens view peacocks' tail feathers.