Should a man earn more than a woman? Singles weigh in on the controversial modern dating topic – nation.lk – The Nation Newspaper
An Australian relationship coach has asked female singles whether they’d date a man earning less than them – with conflicting results.
Expert Louanne Ward, from Perth in Western Australia, posed the question in her Facebook group She Said, He Said, looking to see whether modern relationships saw men and women treated evenly, or whether it was still expected for the male to ‘bring home the bacon’.
Some people said that it’s important for a man to feel like he is providing for his partner and family, so as not to be ’emasculated’, whereas others said it would only matter if you’re an ‘insecure moron’, and most men would be happy to see their partner earning more.
Expert Louanne Ward posed the question in her Facebook group She Said, He Said, looking to see whether modern relationships treated men and women evenly, or whether it was still expected for the male to ‘bring home the bacon’
‘All my life I have always earned more money than my partner, and started my own business. But I have always supported my partner’s thoughts and encouraged her to step outside the square and give it a go if it feels right,’ one man said.
‘So I wouldn’t feel embarrassed if my partner was earning more money, l would praise her for doing so well.’
‘I think it depends on the situation. I’ve dated guys who have made less then me and it doesn’t bother me, though I was conscious of it and made