On the flip side, sometimes it seems like those who haven’t done very much with their lives (or worse, those who take advantage of others), can effortlessly find sexual partners and even long-term relationships.This is why women sometimes date jerks and books like “Why Men Marry Bitches” have become so popular.In a related study, when single female students were placed in groups with other women, they admitted wanting high-paying, high-powered jobs. When it comes to who men ask out, the research looks different.But in groups with single men, these women were more likely to say they wanted a family-friendly job: lower paying but more flexible. In Match.com’s 2017 Singles in America survey, men marked "entrepreneur" as the sexiest career a woman can have. Cohen, Ph D, and Karen Wilson, Ph D, as men’s academic motivation rises, so does their desire for a smart partner. A series of experiments at the University at Buffalo, for example, discovered that while men are turned on by the idea of intelligent women, the concept is tougher to swallow in practice — in fact, if a girl outperforms a guy on a test, he’ll express less romantic interest.
“He made me laugh, the sex was great, and he was intellectually stimulating,” she says. “He couldn’t look past the fact that I made more money,” says Lauren. workforce is female and 40 percent of those women are their family’s breadwinner.But what is clear is that as more women have gained economic control over their lives, they need to switch modes when it comes to relationship dynamics.John Gray, author of Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus, says keeping romance alive in the age of female empowerment takes getting in touch with your feminine attributes: “In the workplace, to be successful, women have to be independent, self reliant, focused on solving problems and managing people. But a successful women’s natural instinct may be that she can do it all herself.The Stepford Wife is robotic, submissive and repressed.Her behavior is learned as a necessary means of securing — and holding onto — a husband, i.e.