Last week, new research from the Office of National Statistics revealed the devastating figure that one in five British women over the age of 45 is childless.Of all the unmarried women I know who don’t have children, none has been as extraordinarily successful in their career as Erin, who rose to become the chief financial officer of Lehman Brothers. Selector .selector_input_interaction .selector_input. Selector .selector_input_interaction .selector_spinner. Erin Callan is a former tax lawyer once dubbed ‘the most powerful woman on Wall Street’.This new benchmark, however, has come with its challenges.The career woman takes longer to settle down, which narrows down the list of eligible men even as her standards rise.For a large majority of your 20s, your professional life demands center stage.It's not that your personal life doesn't exist; it does. Suddenly, you have all this time and energy to focus on your personal life.
Error Banner.fade_out.modal_overlay.modal_overlay .modal_wrapper.modal_overlay [email protected](max-width:630px)@media(max-width:630px).modal_overlay .modal_fixed_close.modal_overlay .modal_fixed_close:before.modal_overlay .modal_fixed_close:before.modal_overlay .modal_fixed_close:before.modal_overlay .modal_fixed_close:hover:before. A dinner date was a priced treat longed for by many women. Fast forward to the 21st Century and the modern woman has raised the bar on what impresses her.While a man who provides for his woman is admired, he is considered average by the career woman, if that is all he is.This kind of woman is not ready to date for years, hoping that ‘one day’ the relationship will transform into a marriage.“At my age and career position I am no longer the 20 year old college girl who used to be impressed by high life.The modern woman rising in the corporate ladder and business and has as much money as the men or even more.