Introducing: “Guess The Publication”

I’m going to introduce a new little game around here. Let’s call it: “Guess the Publication.” I’ll post a quote and you guess which major print or online publication it’s pulled from. Sound fun? Good. Here’s the first one:

“A woman needs to come up with a workable routine for maintaining her looks throughout her lifetime and avoid rationalizing slacking off— while she’s seeking a man and after she has one. Yeah, you might have to put five or ten extra minutes into prettying up just to hang around the house. And, sure, you might be more ‘comfortable’ in big sloppy sweats, but how ‘comfortable’ will you be if he leaves you for a woman who cares enough to look hot for him?”

Your choices: A. Marie Claire B. Cosmopolitan C. Psychology Today D. The Atlantic. Find out the answer after the jump. The answer is C. Psychology Today and it’s pulled from this month’s cover article, “The Truth About Beauty.” While the article simply rehashes what has been common knowledge for centuries — that men like pretty women and appearance plays a big part in their choice for mates — it does touch on a discussion that’s bound to hit a few nerves. In short: how much is too much time, energy, and money to devote to one’s looks and what is an appropriate “workable routine” for maintaining one’s looks throughout her lifetime? And, if you don’t “come up with a workable routine” for maintaining your looks, does that mean you don’t care about the man you’re with? Is looking hot for your mate more important than looking hot for yourself? Discuss. [via Psychology Today]