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Topic: The Pill Makes Women Pick Bad Mates

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Subject: The Pill Makes Women Pick Bad Mates
Date Posted: 9/10/2008 4:10 PM ET
Member Since: 6/4/2007
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The Pill Makes Women Pick Bad Mates, or at least according to this article from LiveScience.

Birth-control pills could screw up a woman's ability to sniff out a compatible mate, a new study finds.

While several factors can send a woman swooning, including big brains and brawn, body odor can be critical in the final decision, the researchers say. That's because beneath a woman's flowery fragrance or a guy's musk the body sends out aromatic molecules that indicate genetic compatibility.


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Date Posted: 9/10/2008 11:58 PM ET
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Well at least the pill keeps her from getting pregnant from the bad mate.  Besides, I know a bunch of women who are pretty good at picking bad mates, no birth control pills involved. 

Date Posted: 9/11/2008 12:13 AM ET
Member Since: 1/14/2008
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hmmmm, that might explain a few things LOL