White collar women dating blue collar men
By Marianne Beach, Gal You come from two different worlds. Blue collar, white collar--lower class, upper class--whatever you want to call it.
But you're smitten with one another and want to make it work.
Then he went into self-deprecating mode: “See, that woman right there [insert random acquaintance he knows] is my type of woman. It’s like a combination of complaining, not being confident enough in what he brings to the table and judging women based on their preferences equate to this annoyance of a concoction. In other words, he counts himself out of the race for her heart before the “Go! Each and every time I ask him to elaborate on why he feels this way, it all goes back to how she looks, how she dresses and the life that she appears to live from the outside looking in.
I’m not going to sit here and pretend like we all don’t want that ride or die mate.
Based on other comments I’ve seen on this site, I know that others have experienced the same thing.
You ever meet someone, man or woman, romantic or platonic, real or fake, that makes you feel bad for having standards? Recently, I was talking to a male friend of mine who isn’t in the best—but also not the worst—situation financially.
(Mundy) encourages women on first dates to “own up to your accomplishments, buy him a drink, and tell him what you really do.” Her book is based on recent research that shows that while lower-income women are marrying less often, ladies in the top earning percentile are getting wedded in droves — their marriage rates have increased by ten percentage points.” Amen.
"An upper class person dating someone more blue collar might experience guilt or resentment."You might remember the Sex and the City episode when Miranda first starting dating Steve.And honestly, sometimes she doesn’t want to revisit the “land of hard times.” It’s usually no different than any other preference someone has regarding a potential mate. The problem isn’t his paycheck, it’s his confidence.Granted, for the most part, folks do well by staying in their lanes, so to speak. Women hold more managerial and professional jobs, they earn more college degrees, and long-term economic shifts favor fields dominated by women. In “the pervasive notion that men are afraid of high-powered women is kind of bullshit, and that research shows “men will be just as adaptive and realize what an advantage a high-earning partner can be” in the near future.
working wives now out-earn their husbands, and many believe they’ll soon make up a majority.Once you embrace this vision of equality – and start valuing men for things other than their ability to provide for you (when you can already ably provide for yourself), perhaps there’ll be more successful relationships between higher-earning women and lower-earning men. But I’ve consistently fallen in love with significantly less money and it’s always been a problem.