Women's progress boosts men who 'marry up,' study says

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  • More US men are "marrying up" than women, according to a new study
  • It's partly because there are more highly educated women now than a few decades ago

Shifting views on marriage, paired with increased access to education and employment for many women, has helped society shake loose from some antiquated ideas on how "traditional" families should be structured. (Hot tip: there's no "right"