This also applies to personality.
Women seek out strength so they can be protected from animals, and other men, especially when they are pregnant.
Strong genetics, mental strength/resilience.
Men who are more calm, unemotional, aggressive, possess that.
Men just want a girl that won't stress them the fuck out.
But the instinct for seeking out high estrogen/femininity is so high
Men have actually been shown to prefer neurotic (moody, overly sensitive) women.https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1090513815001075 >Negative emotionality, the most clinically detrimental trait, is slightly deleterious in males but is positively selected in females, which can help to preserve variation.
By seeking out these traits (super high T and super high E), men and women become drawn to overexaggerated personalities, such as psychopathic criminals.
Charles Manson, despite being 5'5, managed to charm women so much they committed murders for him.https://www.thoughtco.com/charles-manson-cult-leader-serial-killer-1779365 >Charles Manson (November 12, 1934-November 19, 2017) was a mass murderer who founded a desert cult known as " The Family " in the 1960s and manipulated its members into brutally killing people on his behalf, including the pregnant actress Sharon Tate and other Hollywood residents.