How do you know if your partner is smarter than you? You have to go through rigorous standardized tests and get checked by credible psychologists in order to validate the level of your IQ.Knowing a person well enough helps in determining whether they are smart or not as well. She was also 19, with an irresistible English accent and very cute to boot. Except that she dumped me, pulverizing my heart into nanoparticles. That's also when my career as a professional virgin came to an end. Mom, dad, the sex-ed teacher - none of them had taught me any of this stuff. As guys, a lot of what we did in physics and math class was to try to straighten crooked stuff out. Let’s face it, intelligence is the hottest new criteria when it comes to dating. More and more people are gauging their partners based on their conversation skills, interest depth and intellectual achievements.It’s not difficult to find your own Mark Zuckerberg, but do you know what you’re really signing up for when you’re dating someone smarter than you? Is it their ability to analyze problems and solve them efficiently? No one can judge a person’s intelligence through these things alone.Confused over whether it’s a good thing or a bad thing?Learn the highs and lows of dating someone with an SAT score higher than yours, and ask yourself what you’d prefer yourself.
They had many things in common and talked for about 45 minutes.Jennifer Wright at The recently asked CNBC financial reporter John Carney, and nine other "smart men," why so many studies indicate that men prefer dating women who are less intelligent than they are.Carney chalked the phenomenon up to today's "knowledge economy." Less intelligent women have more leisure time because they aren't financially rewarded for staying in school or working long hours, Carney reasoned, and they seek out a smart partner as a means of "economic advancement." As Carney put it, "dumb chicks have both greater opportunities and greater incentives to try harder to date smart men than smart women do." Carney says a hardworking hedge funder who Wright interviewed provided a similar explanation, asserting that successful men (like him, presumably) date less successful women not because they want "women to be dumb" but rather because they want "someone who prioritizes their life in a way that’s compatible with how you prioritize yours." The hedge funder, for example, dates a kindergarten teacher, and a kindergarten teacher "has a more flexible schedule, she’ll be able accommodate me," he explains.we all know that we 'Type A' working women love a good fight.Second, smart women don't shut their brains off on the weekend. How do you expect to win the girl without a firm understanding of legal precedent?