"For as long as I can remember, single, professional women have been told that their chances of getting married were smaller than their chances of being hit by a bus. Christine Whelan has now shattered that myth once and for all."
-- Heather Boushey, PhD, economist, Center for Economic and Policy Research
"A compelling case against the widespread belief that educated women risk lonely, impoverished lives."
-- Viviana A. Zelizer, Princeton University, author of The Purchase of Intimacy
"A new way for women to blend their accomplishments in the work world with romance, marriage, and motherhood."
-- Susan Shapiro Barash, author of Tripping the Prom Queen: The Truth About Women and Rivalry
About the Author
Christine B. Whelan
is a New York-based author, journalist, and commentator. She holds both a master's and a doctorate from Oxford University, England. Dr.Whelan has been published in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post
, the New York Post
, and The New York Times
and has taught in the sociology and politics departments at Princeton University. She writes a biweekly relationship advice column for BustedHalo, an online young-adult magazine. Visit her on the Web at www.whysmartmenmarrysmartwomen.com.