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The letter printed in Friday’s Daily Princetonian to “the young women of Princeton: the daughters I never had” details not only why it’s important to find a man while still in the ivy league school but also how women should consider choosing their mate.
“For most of you, the cornerstone of your future and happiness will be inextricably linked to the man you marry, and you will never again have this concentration of men who are worthy of you,” Patton wrote in the guest op-ed. “Here’s what nobody is telling you: Find a husband on campus before you graduate. Yes, I went there.”
As a mother of two Princeton boys herself, Patton writes her elder son married a woman from the university. Her younger son is a junior at the school. For both the men, she writes, they could marry anyone. But this isn’t the case for women. Here’s what she means by this:
Men regularly marry women who are younger, less intelligent, less educated. It’s amazing how forgiving men can be about a woman’s lack of erudition, if she is exceptionally pretty. Smart women can’t (shouldn’t) marry men who aren’t at least their intellectual equal. As Princeton women, we have almost priced ourselves out of the market. Simply put, there is a very limited population of men who are as smart or smarter than we are. And I say again — you will never again be surrounded by this concentration of men who are worthy of you.