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.
And if you haven’t heard, I’m doing a little recession bailout of my own!
The survey, sponsored by dating site "It's Just Lunch" surveyed 925 single women and found that only 4 percent of respondents answered "of course" when asked whether they would go out with an unemployed man, while the other 21 percent said "Yes" but were curious to see how the men were doing in the meantime."Not having a job will definitely make it harder for men to date someone they don't already know," Irene La Cota, spokesperson for "It's Just Lunch" said in a statement.
"This is the rare area, compared to other topics we've done surveys on, where women's old-fashioned beliefs about sex roles seem to apply."Of the 75 percent of women who had problems with dating a man without a job, only about 33 percent said that unemployment was a deal breaker that cannot be overlooked, but a generous 43 percent said they would consider dating someone who was unemployed only if he was "getting back on track" to securing employment.
Unemployed men tend to have unhappier marriages, they tend to divorce more frequently, and as you will see below approximately 75 percent of all American women do not have any interest in dating unemployed men.
Unfortunately for American men, the decline of the U. economy in recent years has had a disproportionate impact on them. If you are a single man and you are unemployed, that automatically means that most single women will not be interested in you at all.