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Response to loli phabay (Reply #9)

Sat Sep 22, 2012, 03:08 PM

28. Would I classify a woman as a loser if she had no job?

That's the real question.

I don't think that men in general consider women as "losers" because they have no job or a crappy, low paying one.

However, I think that women in general consider men "losers" who have no job or a crappy, low paying one. And to go a step further, I think that men, also, in general consider men losers who have no job or a crappy, low paying one.

It just seems that the idea of "financially-supported male" is a stigmatic as it has ever been, while the idea of "financially-supported female" is just as acceptable as it has ever been. So, it seems that society still views unemployment as a mating dealbreaker for men.

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