Liza Mundy on whether high-salary wives lead to impotence

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May 9 2012 7:05 PM

Liza Mundy: Do Successful Women Turn Men Off?

Liza Mundy’s book The Richer Sex explores the implications of one of the most persistent trends of the last several decades: In more and more households, the woman is the main income earner. One implication, if a recent study is to be trusted, may be that more men will experience impotence. Here Mundy discusses this study and a possible explanation of its findings:

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