All of the jobs that women in the United States lost during the last recession have been regained, but only about 70 percent of the jobs that men lost during the last recession have been regained.Meanwhile, the size of the overall population continues to grow rapidly.Only 4 percent of respondents asked whether they would go out with an unemployed man answered “of course.” “Not having a job will definitely make it harder for men to date someone they don’t already know,” Irene La Cota, a spokesperson for It’s Just Lunch, said in a press release.“This is the rare area, compared to other topics we’ve done surveys on, where women’s old-fashioned beliefs about sex roles seem to apply.” So what would happen if things were reversed and that same question was asked to men? When men were asked that exact same question, the results were absolutely startling…#3 The inactivity rate for men has risen even higher since the end of the last recession and is now hovering near an all-time record high…
Once you are unemployed, it becomes the number one defining factor in your life.
#10 Thanks to Obama administration policies which are systematically killing off small businesses in the United States, the percentage of self-employed Americans is at an all-time low today. #11 According to CNN, American men in the 25 to 34-year-old age bracket are nearly twice as likely to live with their parents as women the same age are.
#12 According to Time Magazine, unemployed men are significantly more likely to get divorced than employed men are.
When a man finds that he cannot provide what his family needs no matter how hard he tries, it can be really easy to descend into a spiral of despair, depression and self-pity. Meanwhile, the quality of our jobs continues to decline at a staggering pace.
What all of this means is that the number of Americans living in poverty is going to continue to grow, and there will be lots more men that feel worthless because they can’t provide for their families.
#6 Back in the 1980s, more than 20 percent of the jobs in the United States were manufacturing jobs.