Off topic: Don't marry a career woman? Ha!


This has nothing to do with meeting planning, other than the fact that so many planners are women; even married women. Check out "Don't Marry Career Women" in Forbes (which started out as a standalone article, got taken down, then reappeared with a counterpoint. Hmm.) A snip:

    Guys: A word of advice. Marry pretty women or ugly ones. Short ones or tall ones. Blondes or brunettes. Just, whatever you do, don't marry a woman with a career.

    Why? Because if many social scientists are to be believed, you run a higher risk of having a rocky marriage. While everyone knows that marriage can be stressful, recent studies have found professional women are more likely to get divorced, more likely to cheat, less likely to have children, and, if they do have kids, they are more likely to be unhappy about it.

And it goes on from there. Sorry for the off-topic post, but this one made me crazy. For a gender-bender version, check out Don't Marry Career Men, Jennifer Saylor's rewrite of the article that replaces all the "she"s with "he"s.

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