But while she thought she was being kind, she was actually inadvertently hurting Steve's feelings with her generosity. "It is harder on men than on women, because for many, there is still the expectation that men are the providers and much of our confidence is tied up in this," says Alden.So how does a man cope with a girlfriend who makes more money than him?
(All the survey participants have been given pseudonyms.) Her family did not know how much money each year’s crops or tips would bring in.People with advanced degrees were smarter than those who just finished four years of college.Don't even get her started on a bottom of the barrel high school diploma. A red flag went off in my head as I asked myself a question.Less privileged partners told stories of mistaking a “night sail” for a “night sale,” puzzling over how to use a dishwasher, and taking note that their in-laws prefer the theater to the rodeo.Most couples maintained that their class differences were behind them after marriage, as they now shared a bank account, a home, and a life.