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University of Iowa Research: Even Today, Couples Put More Emphasis on Husband's Career
November 30, 2007
Sociological research has shown that when couples move, the husband's career gets a boost, while the wife's career suffers. A University of Iowa professor investigated the reason behind the phenomenon and discovered that couples tend to put more emphasis on the man's career, even if the wife works full-time and is college-educated.
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