Just finished reading this article that says we prefer people who like us than those who don’t (understandable, obviously) but we might prefer those who we’re uncertain like us back even more.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-big-questions/201105/uncertainty-fuels-attraction

The field of evo psych has a lot of flaws, but just for fun ... if there were an evolutionary reason for this, what do you think it might be?