News Flash: Educated Women are Less Likely to End Up Alone

“The stereotype has been cemented in the popular culture: the hard-charging career girl who gets her comeuppance, either violently or dying a slow death by late-night memo and Chinese takeout.”

According the statistics in fact the college educated women are more likely to marry and less likely to divorse or to be widowed, in total less likely to end up alone, than less educated women, even if they may couple later.

So the reality goes agains the myth.
One could ask why was the myth originally created? To control “girls”?

Why Are There So Many Single Americans? [NYT]

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One Response

  1. “One could ask why was the myth originally created? To control “girls”?”

    Yep. I’d say so. You hit the nail on the head.

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