Blue collar guys dating
Each partner had their strengths and smarts and they complimented each other. I've never dated anyone who made more or had more money than me.So this is just a theory, maybe they think it would not be a good match?"At one point, the stereotype was a man might feel inferior to a woman who is at a higher point in her career than he is," Johnson said."I think that's dissipated a bit, where there aren't these built-in expectations of who should be above." Educated, professional women exposed to men working lower-paying jobs growing up are more likely to date them, said Amadu Jacky Kaba, a sociology professor at Seton Hall University in New Jersey."The supply of men has changed," said D'Vera Cohn, senior writer at the Pew Research Center's Social and Demographic Trends project."The pool of college educated men isn't growing as rapidly as it is for women." There is also a gender shift in the realm of education. Researchers have found educational attainment to be a higher priority among couples than ever."When they see a hard-working garbage collector or different kinds of lower-level jobs, then they trust them," Kaba said.
Leah Mac Isaac-Ruff, 45, works 11-hour-plus-days as a technology vice president at a Wall Street firm. So does her husband, Doug, 43, who walks dogs for a living.I dated a gal once who was the director at a summer camp. My last bf was pretty much this, but it was difficult to communicate in terms of conversation.I have dated schoolteachers, nurses, dance instructors, customer service reps, merchandisers, brand managers, apparel designers, college instructors/professors, paralegals, mental health professionals/counselors, travel agents, event planners, etc. I didn't really think that much about it, that's just the way it was and that's my life experience.Women made more money than men in 22 percent of married couples surveyed in 2007, compared with 4 percent in 1970.
While men make more money overall and hold more management positions, women are making greater gains.Mac Isaac-Ruff may be the breadwinner, but she finds her husband's career choice refreshing."If I were to marry a type-A personality and we sat on our computers side by side in the evenings, I think I'd die," she says. The last thing I want is to go home to an investment banker." Despite their job disparities, the couple share enjoyment of the opera and theater.I dated a gal once who was the director at a summer camp. I wouldn't class any of those people as high earners so that's probably the reason.