Each partner had their strengths and smarts and they complimented each other. I've never dated anyone who made more or had more money than me.
Have your ever turned down a date by, or are you considering pulling the plug on a relationship with a great guy because you’ve heard remarks like “he’s not on your level? But for some professional black women fortunate to find a great guy, these same women are sometimes faced with the dating dilemma of feeling like their family, friends, and/or associates are frowning on their decision to date a blue collar man.
In my book, A Black Girl’s Guide to Dating White Men, I mention that the first step to finding a guy is choosing what type of man you like and which would best fit your lifestyle.
I categorize your options, The Businessman (White-collar), The Jock (Blue-collar) and the Edgy Dude (Pink-collar), noting the pros and cons of each.
” Are you a professional woman feeling pressured to turn down a great guy because he doesn’t have the abbreviations M. Fortunately, I didn’t have to deal with this pressure.
For black women who have chosen to pursue the levels of higher education and profession, I think many have observed the lack of eligible male (particularly black male) counterparts.
But what if you find yourself in limbo, liking some of the qualities in them all?
this sounds SO evil but i consider myself a white collar snob.
Many of those dating decisions are guided by your immediate community, upbringing and comfort level.
Typically a girl with a blue collar family will date a blue collar man and the same with the white collared clans.
I grew up in a white collar family and am really starting to take a fancy to "red neck" guys and their pick-up trucks.
My last bf was pretty much this, but it was difficult to communicate in terms of conversation.