One is that I’m a contrarian who enjoys going against the grain for the immature thrill of being defiant.
So no running to the grocery store on the weekend in your sweats, since you never know who you’ll run into.
Thankfully, this reputational hyper-vigilance is not an issue for my boyfriend.
If it weren’t for my boyfriend, I might be condemned to a social life characterized by polite chatter and “networking” events.
Instead, I have access to a circle characterized by their love of having fun.
My brain is capable of nothing more challenging than absorbing a few hours of trashy TV.
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And I’m short-tempered and sullen, thinking with dread about the all things I failed to cross off my to-do list that day.
What they can’t seem to wrap their heads around is the fact that my guy’s working-class job is not some detriment or novelty that I’m temporarily willing to indulge.
To the contrary, it’s a distinct benefit, and one of the key reasons our relationship works so well.
In my office, if an ambitious professional hopes to rise up the ranks, he must set about grooming his image to appeal to his superiors and clients.
He must partake of appropriate hobbies, espouse acceptable political positions, and generally refrain from conduct that might mark him in any way as unconventional. As associates, we are explicitly instructed to cultivate the “right” type of hobbies—those that will allow us to bump elbows with and impress rich potential clients. And it’s also expected that every time we’re in public, we’ll portray an image that’s flattering to the firm.