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What determines the objects of our lust?

(or our selection of a mate?)

Update:

Didja know that humans intitally imprint on behavior. Girls imprint on strong assertive behavior (Father image) and boys imprint on softer nurturing behavior (Mother image) This sometimes explains gays.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    people influence, the media, and genes play a part

  • 1 decade ago

    We usually lust after what we "secretly place a great-value on."

    (called an emotional need)

    This can be generalized in someways. But, it can also vary from person to person.

  • 1 decade ago

    Hi there;

    What we covet within ourselves the most is what we lust for IMHO.

  • 1 decade ago

    genes play a part

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Close proxmity, familiarity.

  • 1 decade ago

    unfinished psychological business/baggage

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