Smart beautiful girls intimidating
“He said, ‘If you give this up now, I will support you in whatever you want to do later,’” Yi recalls. When she started vocalizing her career aspirations, he’d throw out comments like, “But who will make dinner?
” He did want a smart wife, Yi says — just not a successful one.
So, what: You have to choose between your goals and a BF? Although guys’ attraction to girl power is more layered than you think, it is possible to find a partner who will support you. That same survey found that 87 percent of men say they’d be with a woman who made more than they did and nearly 90 percent wouldn’t mind if she were more educated. Jesse B., 33, a digital strategist, has been there.
As Yi S., 31, a finance professional, learned the hard way, the latter can lead to bigger problems down the line.“She’s more likely to leave the relationship if she’s unhappy.