What do you think of women who are the bread winners of their homes?
What Guys Said 97
I think there's absolutely no problem with it and more power to em'. Why shouldn't women be successful and make a lot of money and take care of their family and themselves? Why does it matter if she makes more money than her SO at all? As long as the bills are getting paid and food is on the table then it is absurd why this should be a problem in this day and age. My wife makes more than me and I am proud of her for it I have no problem with it at all.
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I don't see it as much more than any other person working hard and living their life how they see fit. She has a higher risk of being cheated on and is probably more ambitious than most women, but it's hard to tell much about the individual person from just the fact that they support their partner, as I don't even know how the woman feels about it or treats her husband as a result.
Too vague a question. Are you saying the guy doesn't work at all? If the couple is fine with their arrangement what do I care. If you mean me personally, how would I feel about it than I'd need more details. I wouldn't want to not work and I wouldn't want to be with someone who is career obsessed and is always gone, someone who travels for work and someone in which our family time together is always at the mercy of her job.
Nothing wrong with it at all. If the woman is happy with it and gets all the support she needs from her other half, there should be no problem with it. In today's world we cannot afford to be held back by stereotypical roles. Women are just as capable as being a bread winner as a man is.
I think they are the real change, what Im used to see is that if she earns more money they look for someone who earns enough more money, but to bet for a husband who earns less but dedicate themselves to support their wife is a real sign of change
Depends on the woman really. In principal, I have no problem with it, but I'd want to feel safe. That means:
1. She's goid with money.
2. She's not a dictator or controlling psychobitch from hell.
3. She loves me and not looking to move on to another guy who gas as much $ as she does.
If I felt OK with those, I'd be fine being a househusband and making sure she had a loving family and home when she got home each night.
I think nothing different of them to what I think of men who are the bread winners of their homes. We should be at the point now where either gender can play either role. Remember in a lesbian household there is no bread without a female bread winner. No shame on the guy if his female partner is the bread winner although he should spend his energy making the home nice and lessening the strain for the working member of the partnership.
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Not my type, not my case and will never be my case...
In my book, a woman = housewife
The man = bread winner
Man/breadwinner, woman/housewife = traditional gender roles...
This is me, my identity...
I'm effy on this topic here's why. Women some women get mad or get in an argument they like to throw in your face they pay all the bills you need to get a better job, a real job, etc. If I fell on hard times due to the recent recession that's different. But I always was raised on man being the hunter gather. I guess it's something I have to get adjusted to.
I can admit i have a lot of pride.
I never got the point of who brings the bread home. I mean most people both work and it doesn't matter who makes more or less.. you should share the money anyways...
As long as she doesn't make her husband feel useless, then good for her. That goes for men as well, and it quite often causes a lot of resentment within otherwise healthy marriages. You may not mean to make your husband/wife feel like they're not needed, but when you're so independent and can pretty much do everything yourself, it can often make them feel that way.
Good for them, if that's what they want to do? My observation is that that's not what most people want to do, though.
It cam and probably will always be extreamly attractive.
For the sake of family frendlieness
I shall leave it at that.
That is fine - We are in a modern world - Dual incomes with the women higher, Stay at home dads - All cool to me once the family looked after
If she is hot and wants to pay for everything than I have no problem being a stay at home dad. However, realistically that doesn't work because women are not attracted to men that don't have jobs or just simply can't support her.
I don't really think they exist. Women want a man to make more than them.
Doesn't matter to me. I think couples should talk, and choose for themselves how they want to do things.
I think, that it's not the natural way. But the times demand it.
Also there could be the factor of feminist propaganda, that fuels female employment and careerism. In it's turn, it could be a factor in the loss of male motivation and the rise in unemployment and stay at hime dads.
Roles are being switched, but it's not the counter action of past male dominance, but rather an overall lack of the feeling of purpouse in today's society, that causes rising unemployment.
If this is true, I predict that female unemployment will start to rise as well without the resurgence of male employment.
The way out is to work on harmonious relationships between sexes. To lessen unnecessary industrial activity and to put an emphasis on education and practice of psychological health in the family.
Robots are going to takr over most jobs soon anyway.
I think its attractive it makes her more confident in who she is and what she can bring to table. I seen wemon with good paying jobs have a glow around them and a sense of pride.(no im not a gold digger)
Well I think highly of her, but I'm wondering more about the man. If they have kids and he's a stay-home dad, as long as it works that's great. Otherwise, why wouldn't he have an income?
I want to be the peanut butter & jelly on the bread she supplies. Unless you someone makes 2 as much as the other you area a bread winner.
It shouldn't matter because in a relationship you both have the same goal, which is to love each other regardless of anything. not only that but to take care of each other.
I prefer to MAKE bread, rather than winning it. If I make bread together with my woman, I enjoy baking most.
Good for them, glad they are successful. My girlfriend makes twice as much as me.
Good luck to you. I will obviously do everything in my power to out earn you because I am, afterall, naturally inclined to be the breadwinner.
I think that it doesn't matter what i think. It should only matter to 2 people and that's the 2 involved in the relationship. Relationships are a partnership and should be treated as such. My sister makes more money than my brother-in-law he held 2 jobs just so he could make as much as her. And their marriage suffered for it. she felt neglected. he switched jobs. now he makes more than he did at his primary job before and quit his second job so he actually makes less money overall but now they have more time together and she is much happier.
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What Girls Said 48
I find that people who are not passionate about their lives will not be passionate in them. I believe that being passionate about something brings the best out of you; both in work and home environment.
I LOVE what I do. Because I do, I am also successful in my job. Being successful in my job doesn't always mean bringing home "the big bucks" but being content and doing a helluva good job at that.
Now, I have a decent salary, I won't lie - I have worked my ass off for it. But not for competition or to be the bread winner. I get paid for something I love doing.. Come on now. That is awesome right there!
I have two children I raised mostly on my own. You CAN do both.
When I was married, I earned more in some periods, in other periods my ex did. Some times I was the bread winner, rest we both were. None of that matters in the sense of who is the bread winner per se. It's about making the joint household happy and on top. If I can do that with my job, I will. If my partner can with his, he will. I wouldn't ever be a stay at home mom. I believe we have different roles in the house, but the responsibility of the survival is 50/50. If that means me working more, and partner less, so be it.
As long as the bills are paid and there's food on the table, and we can enjoy our life - who ever brings home the bread - the household wins.
Its always good to be successful at your career but there is a high chance of divorce because woman are used to dating men with more money then than them and if the woman resents the man for making her do all the income earning, she might mistreat him and he could divorce her as a result since men care more about being treated well then they do about income.
I just know that I worked hard to become successful and to not have to rely on anyone other than myself. I've always been the "bread winner" but I never saw it as a competition, I feel that things in a relationship should be 50/50, as long as my partner is able to take care of his responsibility it really shouldn't be an issue.
Whatever works best for the family. My mum is the breadwinner and it pulled my family out of poverty. If she wasn’t we wouldn’t live as comfortably as we do now.
I'm traditional so I'd never want my man to be a stay at home househusband. I'd definetly never be turned on by him or view him as being my protector if I'm out there bringing home all the $$
It's like this with my uncle, he don't work and take care of the kids while my aunt work and i know many others couple like that too, I think nothing of it just that sometime the husband enjoy it a bit too much (sometime it don't work cause the guy is a couch potato who play video game all day but if he do house chores then it's great).
Personally I wouldn't like to be the bread winners but if they like it, it's ok.
Both should be bread winners. It makes both economical and social sense. You can only sympathize, when you know what it is like.
Hmm I guess I think they look beat down. I much rather stay at home but it still hard work. I guess I value a clean house and healthy kids vs more money and lack of time to spend with family.
Hats off to them especially those who are the only bread winner in the family plus single mothers.
It's not a competition. As long as it evens itself out at home and you're not also expected to do all the household chores.
I think the same f them as I do men who are breadwinners. Good on them
However, I also Call them "Enablers" if they Have a Hubby who is Lazy. xx
Well if he his at home taking care of the house and kids I’m ok but if he is at home doing nothing and still expecting her to work all day and come home to still do everything then no I’m not ok. Everyone should help.
My fiance and I agree that when I am making a decent salary and we have kids
He will stay home
If they are single, fine to be empowered and independent. If they have a husband, I think they should get a divorce because the husband is a lazy prick.
I don't think much of it, i think it's cool and depending on the household beneficial. It's the 21st century i don't see a reason why only men have to be the bread winner.
I think its sexy and i'd totally bag I don't see it often 😂
I support them and I love the idea of them being the breadwinners given the history about women who couldn't even work
Yes girl get it, support yourself and your family!!
Good for them. I hope they don't create any trouble for the people who they don't understand.
Something I aspire to be
I am the breadwinner of my relationship
I don’t care. Whatever works for that family.
My girlfriend is bread winner she a lawyer.
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