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Has any one ever worked a "man's" job?

I say "man's" job only because in Construction you don't see many women. I saw more that I expected but not many. Anyone else ever work something that is considered a "man's" job? Just further proof that we can do just about anything they can do, they are still stronger by far, but we hold our own quite well.

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happyathomemum

Asked by happyathomemum at 6:32 PM on Apr. 3, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • No such thing in today's society.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:33 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • when i was growing up (im 21) my mom had "men jobs". she didnt have any education to speak up (she completed the 8th grade) so she didnt really have a choice. she did construction, dug ditches, worked in a furniture (sp?) building place, i could go on...
    SThompson21

    Answer by SThompson21 at 6:36 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • And by that you mean what? I was just wondering if any other women have worked a traditional "man's" job. That's all. What it was and if they still do it?
    happyathomemum

    Answer by happyathomemum at 6:37 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • i AM A BIOMEDICAL EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN- THE ONLY GIRL IN OUR DEPARTMENT. some guys look at me or ask do you need help with that? I tell them no, im perfectly capable myseIf. And seeing how some women are on here im glad i work with men instead of a bunch of women. i wouldn't have it any other way.
    casd

    Answer by casd at 6:46 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • That's why I did what I did, I cannot work with other Women, they are (for the most part) catty, underhanded, two faced liars. I get along with men WAY better. I have very close Women friends but they have my personality so it works. I trust Men way more than Women.
    happyathomemum

    Answer by happyathomemum at 6:49 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • by far! i couldn't agree more.Some of todays questions prove our point.
    casd

    Answer by casd at 6:50 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • I am a Forester..when I go to conventions, the men assume I am part of the hotel staff.
    missv66

    Answer by missv66 at 6:51 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • isn't it terrible- my dad brought me up to be self sufficent. I love him for that. I can do anything a man can do and probally better.
    casd

    Answer by casd at 6:52 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • Years ago I worked in construction. It was hard work but I loved it...
    Summer458

    Answer by Summer458 at 6:52 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • Way to go ladies!!!! We rock!!! I no longer work outside of the home, I'm home with our children, that and when my Dad and I were building a barn, I ruputured a disk in my back and had major back surgery. Damn 350 pound I beams, I guess I shouldn't have lifted 8 of them above my head to set them in place. Oh well, it was still my FAVORITE job ever and I did it for 6 years.
    happyathomemum

    Answer by happyathomemum at 7:08 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

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