OMG: Unemployed Men Undesirable To Women -
June 30, 2012
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And this is news? Just kidding. It's not unusual for women looking for a relationship to keep a checklist (hopefully, just mental) of qualities they absolutely require in a man. But a recent survey by the dating service "It's Just Lunch" found that there's one box in particular that straight women want checked: they want the men they date to have jobs. Of the 925 single women surveyed, 75 percent said they'd have a problem with dating someone without a job. Only 4 percent of respondents asked whether they would go out with an unemployed man answered "of course." It would be easy to assume that we have old-fashioned beliefs about gender roles and who should be the breadwinner. But, the women interviewed for the press release didn't mention anything about that. Instead, they said they were concerned that they might end up having to support an unemployed man. They also said they didn't want their own activities to be limited by someone else's job status and potential financial... -