Are men intmidated by a woman who does a "man's" job?
I'm a diesel engine technician/mechanic. Does this intimidate the average man? I can't figure out why it would; there are PLENTY of male pastry chefs, and that doesn't bother me at all!
Asked By: Puck - 5/29/2006
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Your job doesn't intimidate other men, real men. You problem, is peoples perceptions of women that do the work that you do. Many people, tend to unfairly assume that because you are a mechanic that you are a lesbian. I know that being a female and a mechanic does not automatically make you lesbian, but that is many... More
Answered By: s_bodhi - 5/29/2006
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Well, let's just say that any man who would be intimidated by that especially enough to decide not to date you is no real man. Any man who is secure in his manhood would probably think it's pretty cool.
Answered By: IckleMe - 5/29/2006
I work in a factory and there are women working typically male jobs, none of us are intimidates by it. If they can do the job then more power to them.
Answered By: Grim_Sim - 5/29/2006
I am not intimidated in the least by the fact that you are a diesel mechanic...in fact I think it's awesome! You will always have job security, and will always be able to earn a good living. The man that you marry will be proud of you, and the job you do.
Answered By: olderbutwiser - 5/29/2006
I'm an average man, and no, it wouldn't intimidate me. However, my lady's hands being rougher than mine, I'm sure that would bother me. I like a lady's caress.
Answered By: wlvrne1964 - 5/29/2006
yes some are
Answered By: shes killing - 5/29/2006
I think you ahve a good job,if someone has a problem that mean he has a problem concerning gender issue. There is no job pre classify for man or woman
Answered By: secret - 5/29/2006
Are you asking this because you want to prove some dumb feminist point?
Answered By: Cain - 5/30/2006
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