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Link Harvest: Do Educated Women Have A Harder Time Getting Married

When one actually looks at data, according to this article, the answer is that the world has indeed changed since the 1950s, even if popular culture is loath to admit it.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/12/opinion/sunday/marriage-suits-educated-women.html?_r=2&ref=general&src=me&pagewanted=all

Women with college degrees or higher levels of education under the age of 50 are as likely to be married as those with only high-school education. Men surveyed now rank a college education or better in a potential mate of the opposite sex as a plus. Indeed, it ranks fourth; behind mutual attraction, emotional stability, and reliable character.
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