White collar women dating blue collar
She shares how she dated a blue-collar man and that things didn’t work out.She then goes on to explain how the guy made a big deal about her education and seemed to be intimidated.(Images via 1 & 2) Other women nod their heads in agreement.
However, the more I listened, the more questions formulated in my head. One friend said, “The doorman in my building asked me out on a date. Like I’d date ‘the help’.” Suddenly, I began to understand why some of these women were still single.“What’s wrong with the doorman?
” I asked.“Uh, he’s a doorman,” she responded, as if the answer was obvious.
Fewer people went to uni overall and it was much easier for a man to find a well-paying factory job.
Also, teaching isn’t a typical white-collar job, and has even been labeled as a pink-collar profession.
And these traits can be found in a blue-collar brother not just the Brooks Brother brother.
Time and time again we are bombarded by negative and oftentimes distorted images of our black men like the falsehood that there are more black men in jail than there are in colleges or universities.
Two, not all Sistas feel that they are slumming it or dating/mating/marrying down when paired off with a Blue Collar Brotha.
And three, as many Sistas rightly assert, not all Blue Collar Brothas are the salt of the proverbial earth – many do indeed have problems, ranging from Baby Mama Drama, to drug, alcohol, mental and emotional problems, to anger management issues, poor money managing skills, you name it.
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.
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.Tags: Adult Dating, affair dating, sex dating