White collar women dating blue collar
"Raymond was definitely in a class by himself in every way," said Odette Duggan, 48, a Department of Education manager, whose husband, Raymond, is a maintenance worker. "When I said he should consider buying a tux, he was like, 'Okay, let's go get a tux.' He was moldable." Given that women's education levels and career achievements have surpassed those of men in some key areas, it's not surprising that they are finding fewer available mates among their social peers.In 2011, women held 51 percent of management and professional roles across all industries, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.I often hear about a man with a career or some higher education knowledge while the woman never went to college (this is my parents' case; my father studied for 2 years and then quitted but he knows some business administration concepts and is the landlord of another house consisting of 6 apartments while my mother is an SAHM and is keeps learning new things from us; if I asked her about the conflict with Syria she's clueless about that too) but how about the opposite?
However, my then bf J (now ex bf but we do plan on getting back together; it's a complicated issue that's keeping us apart; something out of our control but won't go into details) never went to college and is still afraid of driving but he is a supervisor at a supermarket.Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick!Some forums can only be seen by registered members.Strong hands come with his job description: He's an electrician. He seemed less inhibited and more fun than the professional men I typically dated.He also seemed, well, Forget the old notion of "marrying up." As baby boomer women advance in the workplace, they are broadening their field of available suitors by pairing up with blue-collar men who seem less threatened by their success and independence.