As someone who earns more than her husband and has done extensive research and interviews over the last 18 months for my upcoming book When She Makes More, I can confidently say that making more than your beloved — while, most certainly, layered with complexities — can be a winning formula for coupledom.
The number of women out-earning their men is growing and some predict by 2030 most women will be more financially successful than their partners. While this may sound like the best possible outcome to women’s libbers from thirty years ago, the truth is that success dissolves your sex life more times than not.
Many actresses have experienced relationship disasters that occurred shortly after winning their Oscar. Sandra Bullock (2010), Kate Winslet (2009), Reese Witherspoon (2006), Hilary Swank (2005), Halle Berry (2002), and Julia Roberts (2001) are among the Best Actress winners who have fallen victim to the curse.
With Valentine’s Day here, is your love life a bit flat? Do you spend more time in your sweats than you do in sexy lingerie? Are your feet more at home in those old pink fuzzy slippers than they are in sexy pumps? Are you stressed because if you don’t plan for romance, none will happen at all? Don't worry because you are not alone!
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