Buss’s Third Law of Human Mating
For every mating adaptation in one sex, there exists at least one co-evolved adaptation in the other sex designed to manipulate and exploit it.
Buss’s Fourth Law of Human Mating
For every co-evolved exploitative mating adaptation, there exists at least one co-co-evolved defensive adaptation designed to circumvent being manipulated and exploited.
Buss’s Seventh Law of Human Mating
Never reveal your first two laws of mating, lest they be used to manipulate and exploit you.