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And if a woman makes a lot of money, men will be intimidated.

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The purported “news” was never good: Smart women are less likely to marry.

Successful men are romantically interested only in their secretaries.

They want someone who is going to be at home.” This stunt became popular enough to inspire a episode.

Miranda, the high-powered lawyer, tells a man she meets at a speed-dating event that she’s a flight attendant. Both of them are lying — she to diminish her status, and he to inflate it.

When she was 35 and single, Julia, a lawyer in New York City, would play a game when she went to bars: “I told some guys I was an attorney and they ran away from me, and then other guys that I was a secretary at a law firm and at least for the short term they seemed more interested,” she said.

“There’s the idea that high-achieving men don’t like the competition, that they find us a little bit frightening, and get enough of that in the office.

CHAPTER 2 | Overqualified for Love Imagine, as newspapers and magazines recently have, the “plight of the high-status woman.” She is a well-educated young woman in her 30s, earns a good salary, and has a great social life — but she is single and is worried that her success might be the reason she has not met a man to marry.

Any hint of bad news about the successful or talented has always made headlines, but media pessimism about the happiness and life balance of millions of young, career-oriented women has struck a chord nationwide.

Newspapers throughout England, France, and Australia jumped on the bad news bandwagon in 2005: “Here Dumbs the Bride,” “Keep Young and Stupidful If You Want to Be Loved,” and “Alpha Females Use Their Heads, but Lose Their Hearts.” Finally, these negative ideas hit a saturation point in 2005, when outspoken and then in a book, the Pulitzer prize-winning writer asked plaintively, “What’s a Modern Girl to Do?

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