If you go the networking route, the same rules of networking for a getting a job apply to networking to get a spouse.
Which means that the most valuable people in your network are people who you are not that close to because those people will likely know a bunch of people who you don’t already know.
If you marry someone who is terrible at earning money, or someone who is good at earning money but doesn’t want to, then you will have to take responsibility for earning the money.
Sheryl Sandberg, the woman who runs Facebook, has said that the most important career choice you’ll make is who you marry. Here’s why: If you marry someone with a big career and you want to have a big career you have to find that rare mate who can treat you as an equal, even when your career needs to come first.
These are very tough marriages to hold together because there is a constant, never-ending re-balancing of priorities and power between spouses.
I'm a 51-year-old married mother to twin teenage daughters.
I am blessed to have many girlfriends -- mostly married, several single -- and feel like I've been a good friend to them, regardless of their marital status.Kind of like Stephen Colbert's "I don't see color." Or am I fooling myself?