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Blue collar vs white collar dating

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

If you are considering dating outside of the white collar spectrum, there is nothing wrong with that either—sometimes it’s good to step outside the box of familiarity.

Look at celebrities who date other celebrities—don’t necessarily work, right?

But sometimes they will date the “everyday guy” and the relationship finds itself in marriage which lasts for many years.

Leah Mac Isaac-Ruff, 45, works 11-hour-plus-days as a technology vice president at a Wall Street firm. So does her husband, Doug, 43, who walks dogs for a living.

Its origins, however, go back to the early 1970s, to when the equal rights amendment, ERA, was placed before the states for ratification (March 1972).

At that time, the term was used to denote secretarial and steno-pool staff as well as non-professional office staff, all of which were largely held by women.

A professional, white collar woman of 35 can expect to live until she is 87 while a blue collar woman has three years less, at 84. A professional 35-year-old man has a life expectancy of 82 while his blue collar compatriot can expect to live until he is 76.