Smart women need to marry down to become mothers because there aren’t enough smart men to go around, researchers warn

Smart women need to marry down to become mothers because there aren’t enough smart men to go around, researchers warn. By Sanchez Manning.

Intelligent women should consider marrying less clever men if they want to start a family, according to researchers.

There are simply not enough brainy men to go round – so women may need to widen their search, warned the author of a report that found a growing number of professional women were freezing their eggs because they couldn’t find ‘Mr Right’.

‘There are fewer educated men in the world for educated women to partner with,’ said Marcia Inhorn, professor of anthropology at Yale University.

‘So if women want to find a partner with whom they can have children, they need a more expansive notion of who is Mr Right.

A consequence of feminizing the education system.