What men and women want in a spouse today vs. 1939

Some of these changes are crazy!

It’s no surprise that marriage has changed, and these charts prove just how much. Check out what men and women were looking for in a prospective spouse in 1939 versus what they wanted in 2008 according to Our World In Data. Can you see which one dropped the most?

Which ones were you most surprised by?

Amberlee L. Peterson

Amberlee is the content manager for Famifi.com and earned a degree in journalism. She loves her family, the outdoors, baby foxes and podcasts.