Dating a blue collar worker
The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that, as of May 2008, there were over 2.2 million persons employed as servers in the United States.Women began to develop more opportunities when they moved into the paid workplace, formerly of the male domain.Time is a luxury for me these days, so I was grateful to get the opportunity to catch up with my girls.As usual, those ladies that were single lamented about their nonexistent relationship status. ” “Why do they all live with their mama or have multiple baby mamas?” “How come they don’t have great jobs or make a lot of money?” I quietly sat there listening, not missing any of my single days. ” After all, those things are pretty relative, so I was curious to learn what types of guys they were attracting and why they felt these men weren’t good enough.
I’d like to say that it’s because we’re all busy, but I suspect the main reason we don’t see each other often anymore is because I’m a married mother of a 19-month-old, and they are single and childless.
The article is perhaps even more profound for what it doesn’t say, than what it does – that a “decent date” is something only college-educated and degreed men can offer to women, and/or that only “decent dates” from such men are what counts.
And, as the ensuing comments following the article were keen to point out, invariably these kinds of discussions turn to the “dating/mating/marrying down” variety – i.e., college-educated/white collar professional, and highly accomplished women, having to “slum it” with their “lesser” male counterparts.
Send messages, share photos, make friends and date. It may be a passion, life style, deviation, or affliction.
The Blue Collar Dating Community is your place to connect, share and grow with others in the Blue Collar Dating Community. Our mission is to unite you with a dating community sharing your kwink.I got wind of a very interesting article by way of a commenter on one of the blogs that I write for; the piece was entitled “The Worst Cities for College-Educated Women Trying to Find a Decent Date.” An informative read, the author, Mr.