Macho Men Want to Earn More Than You

Research finds traditionally macho guys aren’t cool with their mate making more money

by Lesley Kennedy • MORE.com Reporter

The more macho the man, the less likely he’s going to appreciate a woman who brings home the bacon.

That’s the finding from a recent study that shows when a guy believes in “traditional masculinity, such as the need for a man to control his emotions and to reject femininity,” he’s more irked when his mate makes more money, LiveScience reports.

Conversely, non–macho men aren’t bothered when their girlfriends or wives earn a bigger paycheck, the website adds.

Shouldn’t a real man appreciate a successful spouse? Just sayin’.

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First Published Thu, 2012-07-19 20:08

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