According to the New York Times, an analysis of census data to be released by the Pew Research Center found that women are victims of a role reversal that is profoundly affecting the pool of potential marriage partners. Key points from the New York Times:
“We’ve known for some time that men need marriage more than women from the standpoint of physical and mental well-being,” said Stephanie Coontz, a professor at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Wash., and research director for the Council on Contemporary Families, a research and advocacy group. “Now it is becoming increasingly important to their economic well-being as well.”
Whenever there is economic or educational disparity between spouses, a prenuptial agreement should be at the top of the list of pre-marriage things to do. You can read more about prenuptial agreements on this blog here.
The New York Times article More Men Marrying Wealthier Women may be read here.