I dated a very wealthy guy who noticed that I had a headlight on my car missing.
I had the bulb and asked him if he could change it for me, since I was wearing white.
Long story short, these guys are good with their hands.
typically performs work in an office environment and may involve sitting at a computer or desk wearing, you guessed it… These guys are usually on a salary, have good benefits and vacation pay.
For my readers not familiar with the Blue Collar/White Collar references, as I know many are reading from out of the United States of America, here is a breakdown; , technical installation and many other types of physical work.
Often something is physically being built or maintained on an hourly pay schedule.
During the school year I lived in the suburbs of Sacramento, CA where most kids had a white-collar father, PTA mother, 1.5 siblings, a dog and they showed up to school with BMW’s on their 16 birthday.
I popped the bulb out, replaced it and closed the hood. Guys that can’t fix even the littlest of things are a major turnoff for me. Who will you hire when currency means nothing because you’re in the midst of a zombie apocalypse? But I need a surviver that can afford to buy all of the necessary vehicles so we’re ready for a good Zombie take down.Typically a girl with a blue collar family will date a blue collar man and the same with the white collared clans.In my book, A Black Girl’s Guide to Dating White Men, I mention that the first step to finding a guy is choosing what type of man you like and which would best fit your lifestyle.* I want an office off of the kitchen, which would need to be added on so the dimensions are exactly how I like, and looking out into the backyard pool.The same backyard where I’ll have my Sunday BBQ’s with kids running crazy and playing, making memories as I did in Kentucky, while us adults indulge in enough libations (My city girlfriends remind me that I can hire someone to build everything.I categorize your options, The Businessman (White-collar), The Jock (Blue-collar) and the Edgy Dude (Pink-collar), noting the pros and cons of each.But what if you find yourself in limbo, liking some of the qualities in them all?But what they don’t understand is that it’s not the same.There is a different satisfaction and appreciation that comes from building something yourself.As young women, we enter the world of dating on a mission to discover what type of man works for us, who we enjoy spending time with and ultimately what kind of man we can eventually see ourselves spending a lifetime with.Many of those dating decisions are guided by your immediate community, upbringing and comfort level.