Ambivalent women dating
One of my ﬁrst surprises was from Ali*, 22, from Maine.It was a hot spring day and she visited for a deep-tissue massage because of college term tension.But is changing ideas about the roles of men and women any easier?Ford writes that "the overwhelming majority of millennial women breadwinners don't believe the men in their lives should feel emasculated by the gap in their income." Now they're waiting for the overwhelming majority of Americans in general to catch up.No wonder that, according to Ford, they're exhausted.They're doing something difficult and being scolded for it.Largely, though, Ford reports, earning more has negative repercussions for women. "Unlike the traditional trajectory of men who earn more, or are sole financial providers, most of these millennial women either believe out-earning their partners is temporary, or lament the idea that it may not be," she reports.The laments she has heard are backed up by data, according to Mona Chalabi of
The studies both demonstrate a link between benevolent sexism and preference for a traditional partner.
Obviously, this was not one of the massage "options" I gave her and I was a bit taken aback and asked if she wanted the massage uncovered.