I bought this Porsche Carrera for my wife, honestly!

by Lee Hopkins on March 28, 2008 · 12 comments

in miscellaneous

Montage of images from flickr about midlife crisis

Good news for modern man has seeped out from Psychology Today — a man’s mid-life crisis is all his wife’s fault.

Phew! That’s a relief.

“Many middle-aged men do go through midlife crises, but it’s not because they are middle-aged. It’s because their wives are.

From the evolutionary psychological perspective, a man’s midlife crisis is precipitated by his wife’s imminent menopause and end of her reproductive career, and thus his renewed need to attract younger women.

Accordingly, a 50-year-old man married to a 25-year-old woman would not go through a midlife crisis, while a 25-year-old man married to a 50-year-old woman would, just like a more typical 50-year-old man married to a 50-year-old woman.

It’s not his midlife that matters; it’s hers. When he buys a shiny-red sports car, he’s not trying to regain his youth; he’s trying to attract young women to replace his menopausal wife by trumpeting his flash and cash.”

Any overly attractive 25 year old women looking to mate with a balding, slightly overweight, not overly attractive almost-50 year old business communicator, please apply within
Any overly attractive 25 year old women looking to hook up with a balding, slightly overweight, not overly attractive almost-50 year old business communicator, please apply within.

 

Obviously these girls are looking for a balding, slightly overweight, not overly attractive almost-50 year old business communicator. Naturally. Of course. (and before I get an avalanche of emails from BL, Andrea W and Kami, inter alia, it’s a joke, girls!)

Oh, and in case you think I’m making all this up, here’s more about the article:

Ten Politically Incorrect Truths About Human Nature
Why most suicide bombers are Muslim, beautiful people have more daughters, humans are naturally polygamous, sexual harassment isn’t sexist, and blonds are more attractive.
By: Alan S. Miller Ph.D., Satoshi Kanazawa Ph.D

Article subheads:

  • Men like blond bombshells (and women want to look like them)
  • Humans are naturally polygamous
  • Most women benefit from polygyny, while most men benefit from monogamy
  • Most suicide bombers are Muslim
  • Having sons reduces the likelihood of divorce
  • Beautiful people have more daughters
  • What Bill Gates and Paul McCartney have in common with criminals
  • The midlife crisis is a myth—sort of [the 'jumping-off point' for this post]
  • It’s natural for politicians to risk everything for an affair (but only if they’re male)
  • Men sexually harass women because they are not sexist

Go on, I know you want to read more! [grin]

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Images courtesy of the following flickr and sxc.hu contributors:
leira, cvgale, zeppelin5, amirhd, idman, cyan, khairilfz, cosmica, solilos, shawna9, jrab, OnyxRose08, DavidCowie, chriscosco and {KateC.}many thanks!

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  • http://www.andreaweckerle.com/ Andrea Weckerle

    Having flashbacks.

  • http://www.andreaweckerle.com/ Andrea Weckerle

    Having flashbacks.

  • http://leehopkins.net/ Lee Hopkins

    tee hee

  • http://leehopkins.net Lee Hopkins

    tee hee

  • http://freelanceguru.co.uk/ Freelance Guru

    So technically then two gay men would be mid-life crisis free? Yet another benefit to homosexuailty

  • http://freelanceguru.co.uk Freelance Guru

    So technically then two gay men would be mid-life crisis free? Yet another benefit to homosexuailty

  • http://allanjenkins.typepad.com/ Allan Jenkins

    Memo to Hoppo: don’t write posts and twitters after 8PM on Friday nights.

  • http://allanjenkins.typepad.com Allan Jenkins

    Memo to Hoppo: don’t write posts and twitters after 8PM on Friday nights.

  • http://leehopkins.net/ Lee Hopkins

    Freelance Guru: I think your logic is sound! :-)

    Allan: methinks you are right in this instance… but some of my most ‘traction’ (in a good way) posts are also written after 8pm on a Friday… what am I to do??

  • http://leehopkins.net Lee Hopkins

    Freelance Guru: I think your logic is sound! :-)

    Allan: methinks you are right in this instance… but some of my most ‘traction’ (in a good way) posts are also written after 8pm on a Friday… what am I to do??

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  • http://www.tagcarrerawatch.com heuer carrera

    Thanks for the nice writeup!

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