We went dancing on our first date, and I loved the feel of his strong hands on my back.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.If you are considering dating outside of the white collar spectrum, there is nothing wrong with that either—sometimes it’s good to step outside the box of familiarity.Look at celebrities who date other celebrities—don’t necessarily work, right?.action_button.action_button:active.action_button:hover.action_button:focus,.action_button:hover.action_button:focus .count,.action_button:hover .count.action_button:focus .count:before,.action_button:hover .count:before.u-margin-left--sm.u-flex.u-flex-auto.u-flex-none.bullet. Error Banner.fade_out.modal_overlay.modal_overlay .modal_wrapper.modal_overlay [email protected](max-width:630px)@media(max-width:630px).modal_overlay .modal_fixed_close.modal_overlay .modal_fixed_close:before.modal_overlay .modal_fixed_close:before.modal_overlay .modal_fixed_close:before.modal_overlay .modal_fixed_close:hover:before. 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.
"A lot of contemporary women in the workforce are getting tired of a certain competitiveness and ambitiousness of men who are very successful, and are finding blue-collar men to be refreshing, more direct, and possibly offering more communication and more attention," said Elyse Goldstein, 62, a Manhattan psychologist whose husband worked in the fuel-oil industry. They have a sense that they're not the princes of the universe.
Truth be told, I believe men are men, whether they are white collar or blue collar doesn’t make a difference.
There are people who WANT to commit, some who are not ready just yet, and some who simply WON’T.
"If I were to marry a type-A personality and we sat on our computers side by side in the evenings, I think I'd die," she says. The last thing I want is to go home to an investment banker." Despite their job disparities, the couple share enjoyment of the opera and theater.
When they attend her upscale corporate events, she isn't embarrassed when people ask about her husband's profession.