Here's some supporting evidence from a secular source: www.theatlantic.com
I've read the Lori Gottlieb article as well as the book she wrote afterwards (same title). Her book was pretty depressing sometimes. There were some good points: some people are too picky about things that aren't really important, we should remember our own imperfections that the others will have to put up with (be realistic about who wants US), and it is good to examine ours reasons when we are making the decision not to pursue a particular person. However, I think the book tended to reduce what you ought to look for too much sometimes. I still think what makes a good relationship is more than just finding someone who wants to be married, who wants a family, and who will not be abusive-- essentially a business partner in the joint "business venture" of raising a family. If it was only about those basics I could throw a dart at a random selection of CM men with these qualities and get married tomorrow.
Her book is better paired with something like "Men, Women, and the Mystery of Love," (by Edward Sri) which also looks at love in relationships-- mature love, that is-- and how spouses relate and interact with each other. Both books are trying to get at what really matters in a relationship, but the secular view misses much of the wisdom and beauty our Church hands down to us. Just my