Women, we care a great deal about being thin and good looking, whereas men mostly care about sex -- ideally with women who are thinner and better looking than they are.

Jenna McCarthy

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Source: "What You Don't Know About Marriage." TEDxAmericanRiviera. Nov. 2011. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: Men and women have different, but compatible priorities, according to this quote from relationship writer Jenna McCarthy: women tend to focus on being attractive, while men fixate on sex with attractive women. The quote is from McCarthy's 2011 TED Talk about what successful marriages have in common. In relation to this quote, McCarthy says in her Talk that statistically, marriages are more successful if the woman is thinner and better looking than her partner. Watch the full TED Talk here: Jenna McCarthy - What You Don't Know About Marriage