Newsflash: Not all husbands feel threatened by their wives' careers. In fact, a new survey conducted by the moving company Mayflower shows that nearly half of Americans know someone who recently moved for the wife's job, and far more than that would support relocation for that reason. Photo by Getty Images.
Surprised? Don't be. "You can track that change to the shift in the number of women going to college," points out Fred Medway, PhD, a psychology professor for the University of South Carolina. The increase of graduates means women aren't just getting more jobs; they're getting better jobs. "Hiring really depends upon the educational factor. Companies want to hire the most competent person," says Dr. Medway.
But with the growth in promising career opportunities for women comes the all-too-often necessity of relocating. "The kind of job offers are changing. Now it's about money andRead More »from The Spouse Who's More Likely Than Ever to Move for a Partner's Career