Dating for lawyers
As for female lawyers who are attracted to male actors, jewelers and farm product buyers, I assume they are independently wealthy enough to marry someone for reasons other than money.
I am also assuming that most of the actors are not at the same level as George Clooney.
In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, Bloomberg Business recently published an interesting interactive piece that shows how people marry based on their careers. Of course, the first profession I looked at was lawyers.
Census Bureau’s 2014 American Community Survey, which covers 3.5 million households.
So why do lawyers frequently tend to marry other lawyers? But also because lawyers frequently associate with other lawyers. Others while working together for a bar association.
Our colleagues might try to match us up with one of their single co-workers in the firm. Both spouses may have similar backgrounds and work ethic.
So how do lawyers find other lawyers to go on dates with?
This is probably because they don’t have to conform to the traditional male-female spousal roles that apply even in many liberal households.
Unsurprisingly, it turns out that most lawyers marry other lawyers.
But male lawyers also marry schoolteachers, secretaries, and miscellaneous managers.
And lesbian lawyers marry people in other computer occupations. Gay male clerks marry male secretaries and administrative assistants. I combed through each of the careers on the list and found the following. While female lawyers (as with similarly high-paid and respected professions) seem to be more selective about who they marry, men are more open-minded and are willing to “marry down.” But straight male lawyers still have some financial standards when choosing a spouse.
For some reason, judicial law clerks are listed separately. But female clerks also marry male doctors and editors. Finally, general and operations managers commonly marry lawyers, although the genders are indeterminable. They favor mid-level professionals who have steady jobs and incomes.
I did, however, find lots of smooth-talking businessmen, including London-based ‘Dancing Lover 60’ who has “a big heart and small ego, a sense of humour and a scents of Armani.” There’s a suspicious lack of lawyers on Dating4lawyers.com, too.