"The supply of men has changed," said D'Vera Cohn, senior writer at the Pew Research Center's Social and Demographic Trends project."The pool of college educated men isn't growing as rapidly as it is for women." There is also a gender shift in the realm of education. Researchers have found educational attainment to be a higher priority among couples than ever.
There are too many women and they’re all too easy to make it worthwhile.” I was reminded of this while reading Vanity Fair’s much-publicized piece, “Tinder and the Dating Apocalypse,” which naively blames today’s “hookup culture” on the popularity of a three-year-old dating app.Women made more money than men in 22 percent of married couples surveyed in 2007, compared with 4 percent in 1970.While men make more money overall and hold more management positions, women are making greater gains.Either that or I must be so hopelessly undesirable myself that I’m forced to scrape the bottom of the relationship barrel.The problem is, in my own immodest opinion, I’m a solid competitor in the mating game.Mac Isaac-Ruff may be the breadwinner, but she finds her husband's career choice refreshing.
"If I were to marry a type-A personality and we sat on our computers side by side in the evenings, I think I'd die," she says. The last thing I want is to go home to an investment banker." Despite their job disparities, the couple share enjoyment of the opera and theater.
In the Vanity Fair article, David Buss, a University of Texas psychology professor, says that apps like Tinder contribute to “a perceived surplus of women,” among straight men, which in turn leads to more hookups and fewer traditional relationships.
Here’s the thing: This surplus of women is not just “perceived” but very, very real.
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(CNN) -- If dating is a numbers game, then single ladies should consider this: A Pew Research Center report this year noted a surge in women between the ages of 30 and 44 making more money than their husbands.
He also seemed, well, Forget the old notion of "marrying up." As baby boomer women advance in the workplace, they are broadening their field of available suitors by pairing up with blue-collar men who seem less threatened by their success and independence.