Hypergamy, branch swinging and 80/20 rule

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Female hypergamy is very binary in its approach to men, a man is either deemed superior, or inferior. If a woman believes a man inferior to her, he’s sexually invisible, only when a woman deems a man superior does he become visible.

Women want men who demonstrably exude power in a way that makes them feel inferior. When a woman feels inferior to a man, she is attracted to him. We call this hypergamy, a proclivity to date up and/or social climb. As an affectation of hypergamy, women are highly sensitive to signifiers of high status (good genes, wealth, confidence, popularity etc.)

Hypergamy can manifest in many ways, the best known is gold digging, dating a man solely because of his greater wealth. In less exploitative relationships, a woman dates a man who is more confident than she is. Generally, women low in confidence are less hypergamous, whilst egotistical women are more so.

Hypergamy breeds opportunism, if a man with higher status is sexually available, a woman with unchecked hypergamy will cheat. Should such a man be available for commitment, there’s a strong possibility she will abandon her man to pair off with him. This phenomenon is referred to as “branch swinging.”

Hypergamy not kept in check by a conservative upbringing and strong male family presence results in extremely opportunistic and disloyal women. In traditional societies, hypergamy is kept in check by the family, community and wider culture. Women are paired off with their male contemporaries rather than left to perpetually “wait for something better to come along.”

Some women are more hypergamous than others, but no woman is non-hypergamous. Think of it as a scale, some women are a little hypergamous, others extremely so. Hypergamy is like Pandora’s box, once it is indulged the tendency to continue indulging it is compelling. The more experienced a woman is, the more her hypergamy grows and so the less her relational desirability.

Women that make the best candidates for family and childrearing are those whose hypergamous instinct has been kept in check. Materialism and promiscuity are hypergamous behaviours, they’re indicative of a “constant need to upgrade,” which is hypergamy at its core. These kinds of women should be avoided for serious commitments, frugal, humble women are superior relationship prospects.

The 80/20 Rule:

The 80/20 rule recognises that in a society of rampant hypergamy roughly 20% of the men are fucking 80% of the women. The 80/20 rule is simply “the pareto principle” applied to the realm of sexual strategy. Only in conservative pro-monogamy societies is each man guaranteed a wife within his relative social league. The 80/20 split is the natural order when family values break down and the rise of decadence takes hold.