gbe392 at merle.acns.nwu.edu
Thu Aug 14 15:08:10 EST 1997
aloisia schmid (a-schmi at uiuc.edu) wrote:
> And while I am on this tangent, let me ask this. In biology, how
> many single men are there after graduate school levels? Hardly any! and
> how many women are single at the same level? Tons. I believe that one of
> the reasons money gets to be an issue at this stage is that men can afford
> to not care so much because they are married to women who are
> supplementing the income and who are also doing most of the home-stuff.
> Including the kids. Whereas the women are having to struggle along on one
> salary that is woefully inadequate. And the women whoa re married to men
> with good salaries clearly do not have the same financial concerns.
Great post! (mostly snipped)
I just wanted to add that women who marry men with steady jobs and good
salaries are unlikely to be able to move across the country on a regular
basis, which seems to be required in order to get a chance at an academic
At least so it seems, from reading this group and talking with friends.
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