Unfortunately, this custom often prevents the tribeswomen from feeling adequate and whole.
As researchers have surmised, it is no wonder why many Nacirema women have trouble finding mates. I'm talking about AMERICAN women -- Nacirema is American spelled backwards.
Researchers have noted that the women believe this temporary fakery will attract their suitors and solidify their interest in a marriage.
Quite bizarrely, Nacirema women have a tendency to move very quickly when they meet someone they like.
Don't mold yourself to be who you think others want you to be.Apparently, the Nacirema women engage in all sorts of peculiar and extreme behavior when it comes to the mating game.In the Nacirema tribe, during the courting phase, men signal that they want to speak with a woman by blowing a horn hollowed from rhinoceros tusks -- each woman has a different tune assigned specifically to her.For instance, you might have chuckled at the notion of tribeswomen waiting desperately for the horn-call and their obsessive analysis of subtle cues within the dirt, but haven't you been known to obsess in similar ways over certain men, waiting anxiously for them to call or email you, picking apart endlessly a simple "Hey, what's up?' text message, to the point where you start to feel sick or depressed?
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Nacirema women have been known to get quite obsessive about these horn-calls, spending hours each day waiting for the sound of the horn.