It's Just Lunch, a dating service for professionals, recently conducted a study that found 75 percent of women would be unlikely to date a man who is unemployed.
However, 42 percent of the 75 percent said they might go out on a date with a guy who doesn't have a job, but probably wouldn't want to date him long-term (which many guys would actually prefer).
The research, which was based on 925 responses, revealed only 21 percent said they would definitely date an unemployed man, noted BusinessNewsDaily.com.
"Not having a job will definitely make it harder for men to date someone they don't already know," said Irene LaCota, 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."
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