She would be competing with many other women for him.Why choose her over a younger, hotter, and less-threatening woman?Many guys do not want their girls to make more money than them.Many guys do not want their girls to be more educated than them.Many people do not know what they are getting into when they start medical school. (On the flip-side, male doctors have quite the advantage when it comes to finding a mate, thanks to hypergamy.From my own informal poll of my classmates, 50% of them would not become a doctor if they knew what they know now. Most women do not even realize the full extent of what they are giving up to achieve their dream. It deals with a woman’s future family — or lack there of. Women would prefer to marry a guy that is more successful, makes more money, has a higher status, is taller, and is better educated. And because a typical medical school class will have more females than males, that means the supply of male doctors are low, which drives up the demand.The reasons why kids don't want to wear school uniforms are diverse and include the following.
I am absolutely convinced that quite a few of my female classmates will not find a significant other — married only to their jobs.
(You can read about the price of becoming a doctor here.) But did you know that women pay a higher price than men to become a medical doctor. A female doctor is less likely to marry than the average female. Works for me.) Let’s assume that she can find one of those highly desirable guys.
So the mating pool for a hypergamous female has shrunken significantly.
Long-term relationships and marriages that are formed during medical school do happen, but they are comparatively rarer.
I remember during one of my rotations, one of the residents (a bitter, bitter woman) shared her concern of remaining alone for the rest of her life.