SHOULD YOU GO TO COLLEGE FOR MRS. DEGREE?
Before sitting down with "Princeton Mom" Susan Patton, I was fairly certain there was nothing I would find redeeming about her or her new book, "Marry Smart," with its message that women should spend 75% of their time in college looking for a man.
After all, her letter to the "Daily Princetonian" last year, which went viral, outraged many women, myself included, with its message that a woman should find a husband on campus before she graduates.
What? Haven't we come a long way, baby, from the days when a woman's only focus was marriage and motherhood?
After my hourlong conversation and polite give and take with Patton, a 59-year-old human resources consultant and executive coach, I found myself still not agreeing with much of what she thinks but understanding the reasoning behind her efforts to get the conversation going.Read full story