Who Is Going to Marry Me?
High-earning women (doctors, lawyers) tend to pair up with their economic equals, while middle- and lower-tier women often marry up. In other words, female CEOs tend to marry other CEOs; male CEOs are OK marrying their secretaries.
I put in my job (editor), and the results are, perhaps, unsurprising:
Editors tend to marry writers and authors, which makes sense since they are most often in contact with them. I’m also not surprised at the other pairings; the wedding I attended about a month ago was between two friends: one is an editor at a daily newspaper, his wife an elementary school teacher. Are you a software developer? Maybe you will marry me!
I’m curious about the pairings for your occupation—especially if you are currently married or in a long-term relationship. Do the results make sense to you?
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