According to the holy scripture, Eve was created after God realized that the male man needs company when he (God) isn't around to fill it in. So by clear contest, the female man was not the original plan but an improvised act of God to meet a need.
Now, the questions for discussion is...
WAS THE CREATION OF THE WOMAN AN AFTERTHOUGHT?
WAS IT ALWAYS IN GOD'S PLAN PRIOR TO ADAM NEEDING AN HELP MEET?
Whatever position you're defending, try to briefly explain your reason(s) for it.
(biblical citations and references are welcome).