According to a new survey conducted by ForbesWoman and YourTango.com 75 percent of women would not marry someone who was unemployed, and 65 percent said they would not feel comfortable getting married if they themselves were unemployed.
Although having a job is important, the heart still reigns supreme with more than 91 percent of single women saying they would marry for love over money.
The Career & Love Survey also found:
Sleepless Nights: 40 percent of women in a relationship said their job responsibilities were most likely to keep them up at night, while job responsibilities and love life tied as the two factors most likely to keep single women awake.
Money Makes the World Go Around: 32 percent of women in a relationship make more money than their partner. 50 percent of women would marry someone who earned significantly less than them, while 41 percent wouldn’t marry someone who earned significantly less than them.
Career vs. Kids: 55 percent would give up their career to take care of kids if their partner asked them to do so; only 28 percent would ask the same of their partner.
Me Time: If women could find an extra hour in each day, 42 percent would spend it by themselves, as opposed to with their partner, friends or family or on work.
Living the Dream: 77 percent of women believe women can simultaneously have a fulfilling relationship and family life, as well as a successful career.