Social exchange theory is a social psychological and sociological perspective that explains social change and stability as a process of negotiated exchanges between parties.Social exchange theory posits that human relationships are formed by the use of a subjective cost-benefit analysis and the comparison of alternatives.
Begin slideshow Steve Harvey developed Delightful, an online dating service for women to make them "more dateable." Right.
Because women are the problem, not men who have been divorced twice, married a woman with whom they cheated on their second spouse, and think mustaches are a good idea.
A "mail order bride" is supposedly a beautiful young woman from a poor country, who is willing to marry an American or European man in exchange for citizenship and a chance at a better life.
Web sites promise to introduce users to friendly, sexy women from Russia, the Ukraine, Southeast Asia, or other faraway places.
If you want someone else to pay your bills or buy you a purse in exchange for your company, along with added but unwritten expectations of sexual favors, fine. But know that this is basically glorified prostitution, which is illegal in most places in the United States without a few loopholes and clever language.