Men have more to gain by getting educated and getting a good job than women. Women can get laid, get married, et cetera with or without $$$?

Men often can't, so why do far more women go to school and get high paying jobs than men?

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  • Foofa
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Turns out getting laid isn't everything and getting married doesn't absolve one of earning a living unless they happen to marry a multi-millionaire. Given that fewer women than at any point in history WILL ever marry it only makes sense that they get an education so they can make enough money to live on. Most modern women would rather work for a living than to rely on a marriage that isn't emotionally fulfilling. 

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  • Alesha
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    If it's such a good deal for men then why don't more men do it? Something like 58% of all college graduates are women these days. It's been like that for at least 10 years. As for women simply getting married, there are those of us that actually enjoy making our own money.

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  • 2 months ago

    "Men have more to gain by getting educated and getting a good job than women. Women can get laid, get married, et cetera with or without $$$?"

    True.  The basic evolutionary equation between the sexes is this:

    -women trade their fertility (youth and beauty) for men's resources (money, status)-

    The entire traditional system, for all of our human history was based around this reality, until the last several decades.

    When feminists came around to demand that women be liberated from this traditional arrangement, the sex/status equation that had kept hypergamy in check was broken.  Now that women make their own money, thier mating expectations have risen beyond their own status obviously.  So there is a race to the top for the few highest status males, while the remainder of men are seen as worthless.  And this is why men have more to gain by getting educated and getting a good job than women do.

    Imagine if the opposite occurred.  That men somehow broke the sex/status equation rather than women.  Let's try an imaginary men's liberation from this equation.  It's going to take a stretch of reality, but bear with me so we can see the point of the argument.  OK:

    Let's say that men were granted the right to have sex with a class of women that were professional "caretakers" of men's sexual needs.  That this was a career option for women that was common enough for men to afford (cost less than  having a wife), and these women were on average as pretty as the average wife at a minimum.  How would this affect the common woman's chances of competing for men now in a newly "male liberated" world where they get the all sex they need, whenever they want?  And if they wanted something special, it would take an ultra "hot" woman?

    This situation for men would be the equalization of the evolutionary sex equation now that women make thier own resources.

    Food for thought.

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Getting laid and getting married are not the only things in life. Having a good job and making your own money means you're not reliant on somebody else. Therefore you can pursue whatever it is that makes you happy in life without needing someone else's permission and goodwill. Also, if you have a career you love, you get good job satisfaction which is fulfilling.

    One of the reasons, however, that more women now go to college than men is because the education system has been geared toward the way girls learn. This was initially done to stop girls from falling behind boys but has now put girls ahead. However, men still tend to get more high paying jobs than women which is often because women want a better life-work balance or take breaks to have kids.

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    All women don't want to live off men, so for these women getting a good education and job is important.

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