The Pendleton Panther

Bringing Home The Bacon

Posted on: May 17, 2010

In a recent study in 2007, 22% of women now make more money then their husbands. This is a huge difference from a study done in 1970, where only 4% of wives made more than their husbands. This is not as big of a shock to me as I think most people would see it. If you look at it in the perspective of in college there are many more girls than there are men, it would seem to make sense. This

Bringing Home the Bacon

however, goes against what the common person thinks of when they look at a marriage. Tradition holds that the man “brings home the bacon,” when really it can go both ways. It depends on what areas each person has their talents in as well. If the women has a talent in something that is higher paying, she will simply make more because of that. So, remember everyone, the man is not always the only one “bringing home the bacon.”

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