Male sweat as mood elevator for women? The Mormon dating book said nothing about this.
From Rumors to Facts: Career Outcomes of English Ph.D.s (PDF). What does happen to them? After ten years, 53% were tenured professors. 5% were tenure-track, 15% were in non-tenure-track academic purgatory, and the remainder were in administration, business, government, or (a few) unemployed. They spent an average of ten (!) years in doctoral studies and graduated with a mean age of 35. For those who did attain tenure, the average time to reach it was 8.1 years. About 80% would do it again.