Blue collar dating

26 May

"The pool of college educated men isn't growing as rapidly as it is for women." There is also a gender shift in the realm of education. Researchers have found educational attainment to be a higher priority among couples than ever.

In 2011, women held 51 percent of management and professional roles across all industries, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

(CNN) -- If dating is a numbers game, then single ladies should consider this: A Pew Research Center report this year noted a surge in women between the ages of 30 and 44 making more money than their husbands.

Women made more money than men in 22 percent of married couples surveyed in 2007, compared with 4 percent in 1970.

I thought these things were what it really took for a man to be my “equal” in life.

But what I have discovered is that it isn’t a man’s incomes or pedigree that makes him my equal, but rather it’s his character, perseverance, and his hustle.