A good friend who I have not heard from for a long time found my blog on Google+, and referred me to this interesting article: The New Trophy Wife. In case you can’t be bothered reading the entire article, here are the main points:
A new trend in the mating game is the concept of a ‘peer marriage’ in that you marry someone who is like yourself in terms of education and financial status.
In certain circles, more eyebrows are raised when a guy marries a woman who doesn’t match him in education or professional status.
A women’s success is sexy – power is the ultimate aphrodisiac.
However, an ‘alpha woman’ expects more from a domestic partnership, and emotional connection that her husband may not have experienced growing up.
I believe more and more people from my generation are more open to this concept of marrying high-aiming women – it stems from the fact that many may have grown up in a single parent household where their mother had to raise three kids by herself. Or, from being in contact with these women while they were growing up: she’s your doctor, your teacher, your professor. Come one, how many male fantasies and porn have [Read More…]Read More »