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Joined: 12/14/2005
Msg: 248
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Hi Scorpion 66!
well, the stripping profession is probably one I wouldn't quite understand one going into, but I would be willing to listen to them As for short periods of employment, they could be independent contractors or working in temp jobs and since I have been there many times, I wouldn't judge that. Really, it's not for me to judge until I get to know the person. Everyone's story is different. The "honest work" thing was in reference to all jobs are with merit, no matter how many 0' behind the first number. And some may not be able to work jobs, through health issues, laid off or whatnot, taking care of parents. I believe if I love someone, taking care of them is part of the deal. Of course I don't project that far ahead when I meet someone, as it could just be a great friend, acquaintence, etc. And that means they might only think of me that way, not my judgment of them. I guess what I am saying is I want to get to know them, and I don't want dollar signs as part of that, nor status. The poorest person can be the richest person, if you know what I mean. =)

Joined: 7/5/2008
Msg: 249
Why do men ask me what do I do for a living?
Posted: 9/15/2008 10:02:11 PM
Another can't bite my tongue thread! OK, I find it immensely ironic all these guys are "beechin" about some gal not wanting to divulge her profession. Hey guys....aren't you the same posters who claim time and again you don't care about a woman's job or education as long as she looks good? can't have it both ways...either you care or you don't. Fact of the matter is: we ALL (both genders) care about BOTH looks AND education/career. The only people don't care about a man or woman's education/career are those people who have crap for education/careers. In a nutshell,'s BOTH looks AND education/ without the other and there's no interest in the person. Let's stop being hypocrites here and be truthful for once....geez!!!!!!
Joined: 12/4/2004
Msg: 251
Why do men ask me what do I do for a living?
Posted: 9/16/2008 11:30:40 AM

So why does it matter if they are taking care of themself. Not everyone wants to reach higher goals some people just want to make enough to live on. Maybe there ambition is to be the best they can at they the job they do.

There's a lot to say for a person who's content (not to be confused with complacent).
Joined: 5/17/2006
Msg: 254
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Why do men ask me what do I do for a living?
Posted: 9/16/2008 3:04:26 PM
It's just a conversation starter...don't try to read anything into it.
Joined: 12/4/2004
Msg: 256
Why do men ask me what do I do for a living?
Posted: 10/2/2008 12:24:00 PM

I agree. It's a totally innocent question to ask someone to get the dialogue rolling.

Call me strange but I'd be much more interested in a woman who'd ask me what I did for fun rather than what I do for a living. It's hard to beleive that people can't think up something more interesting to ask than "So, what do you do for a living."
Joined: 9/23/2006
Msg: 259
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Why do men ask me what do I do for a living?
Posted: 3/4/2009 8:30:38 AM

They are looking for sugar mamas. It's the same reason they are looking for someone with a house, a car, a big paycheck, no bills. They want somebody to take care of them. Just my thoughts.

Glad you gave us a glimpse of your inner thoughts...........NEXT!!!
Men are tought to show interest in a womans life, ask questions about her interests, activities, and yes, work. Besides, whether I was tought it or not, if I was interested in a woman, I'd want to know all about her. All the facets of her life that make her what she is.
It's this type of cynicism that is going to keep you single and cynical missy.

Joined: 12/23/2008
Msg: 261
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Why do men ask me what do I do for a living?
Posted: 3/4/2009 12:54:26 PM
Could be for several reasons:

Yes, he just wants to use you for your money.

He wants to make sure you're making your own money so you don't need his.

Similar careers give you something in common to talk about.

Wants to make sure you're anything but a hooker.

Could be any number of things! Why don't you ask the bloke "why do you ask?"?
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