It is more difficult to make war on your relations.
Marriage became an arranged situation to secure these purposes.
Peahens choose among the most attractive peacocks, female elephant seals pick males who have already attracted large harems, and even promiscuous chimpanzees exercise choice about the other chimps with which they will be promiscuous. Though partially unaware of the true meaning of the process, these adolescents will, in time, use dating as a way sort through the "pool of eligibles" to find the right person with whom they will have a family.In times past, when love and marriage were not so inextricably tied together, mate selection was seen as too important a task to be left up to young people.Does that mean that you could have 15 million potential mates out there somewhere? You see, it would take more time than any mortal has in their life to ever interact with that many people.Besides dating and mate selection is not about volume it’s about quality and intimacy in the relationship.