Smart guys dating dumb girls
Whether or not this makes the marriage better or worse is irrelevant to me.
The point is, these are relationships where both parties entered understanding one fact: At best, I know my wife likes to wear the pants, and at worst, I might have to wear the skirt. What a different world we’d live in if women had enjoyed equal career opportunities with men for the past few thousand years.
For a generation of SWANS — Strong Women Achievers, No Spouse — these myths have become conventional wisdom.
If you attended a good school, have an impressive job, have career aspirations or dream of future success, men will find you less attractive.
It has never been scientifically proven that men prefer beauty over brains.
There is a stigma in western culture that beauty and brains don’t mix.
Girls are more likely to thrive, and get GCSEs, in single-sex education: proof we are dimmer around the opposite sex.
The problem is, when girls reach 18 we get distracted by the desire to have a relationship. I knew that if I had pulled up the boyfriend who had not familiarised himself with the pronunciation of all 50 American states, he would not have had sex with me for about a fortnight.
I had managed, somehow, finally, to get myself a boyfriend.
I was in my 30s, he was only the second man who had agreed to go out with me, so I wanted to keep hold of him.