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Why Smart Men Marry Smart Women

by Dr. Christine B. Whelan

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For years, it's been "common knowledge" that men are intimidated by a woman's career success, preferring docile helpmates to ambitious achievers. That women are biologically driven to seek a strong provider. That the higher a woman's IQ, the less likely she is to marry, let alone have babies...leaving single, successful women to ask themselves: Are men intimidated by smart women? Here, sociologist Whelan shatters the myth that high-achieving women are at a disadvantage in the marriage market. The millions of American SWANS (Strong Women Achievers, No Spouse) marry at the same rates as all other women--and more income and education may in fact increase a woman's chances of marriage. 90% of high-achieving men surveyed want a woman who is as intelligent or more intelligent than they are, and two-thirds of men felt smart women make better mothers.--From publisher description.… (more)

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