Dating unemployed men
But I think whether he can hold down a job tells us more about a man than his net worth.
It is a sign that he's responsible, ambitious and has goals in life.
I don't get hung up on "job status" — although I do admit some women (girls who work in music, writing, art, or in male-dominated fields like finance) are intriguing.
Ultimately, I want an intelligent girl, passionate about the things she loves, doing with her life.
In today's economy, it's not unusual for people to be out of work or between jobs, but even a man working a non-ideal part-time job while looking for and applying for work in his field is sexier than one who is content with living off mommy and daddy's hard-earned cash.
Men, on the other hand, are much more accepting of unemployed women.
I would describe it as "marketing for Coke," dressing it up a bit and making it sound permanent.
Sometimes I'd respond with "absolutely nothing," trying to "own" my unemployment but, like most of my tactics, that didn't work either.
There's much more to a person than what they do, but it is a significant part of the whole picture. What are your thoughts on the above, and why do you think more women are willing to date unemployed men these days?
Destiny's Child crooned:"Can you pay my bills, Can you pay my telephone bills, Can you pay my automo'bills...
I don't think you do, so you and me are through." I was "between jobs" for a while, doing promotions for Coca-Cola on a project basis.
And people might feel guilty having an unemployed person taking them out and paying.
Sadly, I just racked up the credit card when I went out with girls while I was unemployed — and that created more problems.
Speaking of labor, I saw an interesting survey from Zoosk that might provide solace for unemployed daters: 60% of women said that they'd date an unemployed guy, up from 52% in 2009; 90% of men said they'd date someone who was unemployed versus 92% in 2009."What do you do?