Do Smart Gals & Nice Guys Finish Last? I am Successful at Work. So, Why am I Single? - RADIO SHOW/AUDIO PODCAST: Solutions...with Courtney Anderson! (SwCA) Episode 103 - Originally aired 5/15/2014 9:00 AM - HELP! SITUATION SPOTLIGHT series
In our HELP! SITUATION SPOTLIGHT™ series, we shine the light on challenges that community members have shared with me. This episode is, “Do Smart Gals and Nice Guys Finish Last? I am Successful at Work! So, Why am I Single?”
Tremendous changes in society have impacted traditional gender roles and expectations. Women used to be excluded from individual accomplishment (by law and/or custom). In the past, even the most ambitious woman had to achieve her goals through a male relative (parent or spouse most often). Thus, traditional female roles traded their “support” for a “provider” and vice versa. There were obstacles to leaving the relationship as there was a high level of dependency.
The challenge is that when a modern female (a smart gal) is their own “provider” where does that leave her? Where does it leave a potential mate? What about a modern male (a nice guy) who is not able to “provide” millions of dollars? They are in a fantastic place where they have the freedom to be loved for who they are versus what they can do for someone!
If you are successful at work, how awesome! If you are single and don’t want to be, how awful. These two issues (success at work and being single) are not related to each other. Many wealthy [...]