Jezebel went a step further, arguing that the survey numbers could be misleading.42 percent of the women of counted in that 75 percent camp saying no to unemployed men actually said they might go out on a date with a guy who doesn't have a job: they just probably wouldn't want to date him long-term unless he had some have some sort of plan to secure one eventually.
The women interviewed for the press release didn't mention anything about conforming to traditional gender roles when asked to explain the results.
Instead, they said they were concerned that they might end up having to support an unemployed man.
Rather, respondents said they were interested in dating someone who is engaged in an activity.
Respondents felt that work was a beneficial activity for men to participate in.
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While I’m on vacation, I’m offering a 0 discount on my Finding the One Online CD series – go to to find out more. But this sale ends when I get back – June 21 Being temporarily without a job in this economy isn’t necessarily a reflection on the person.
April unemployment was a seasonally adjusted 10 percent for men and 7.6 percent for women.”“For some guys, unemployment is the last thing they want to reveal to a potential date.
Even if men aren’t expected to pay for a date, they feel pressure from women who are looking for someone who is financially stable.” So what do you think?
In fact, 19 percent of men said they had no reservations and 46 percent of men said they were positive they would date an unemployed woman.
It's not unusual for people looking for a relationship to keep a mental checklist of qualities they absolutely require in a a partner.
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.