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Women’s ideal man: A wealthy manager

A new study found that women in search of a partner are still attracted by wealth and status.

Written by Agencies | London |
May 30, 2011 4:20:56 pm

Jane Austen’s famous phrase — a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife — of the early 19th century seems to have relevance even now,as a new study has found that women in search of a partner are still attracted by wealth and status.

Proving the prognosis of “Pride and Prejudice” proper,it showed that a lady’s expectation-chart marks the post of a high-earning executive or senior manager the most when it comes to the selection of a future mate.

Second in the ranking is the doctor,vet or dentist,while third place is scheduled for the lawyer or solicitor,followed by teachers and the self-employed.

Firemen,who have long had a reputation as being hot stuff,were ranked only 33rd out of 79 professions,reports the Daily Mail.

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The study,which was drawn from information provided by female users of,UK’s online dating firm,found the least desirable professions were those of the librarians,florists and lorry drivers.

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