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Old 07-27-2017, 07:15 PM
 
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Nurses are NOT "blue collar" - the expectation now is to have at least a bachelor's degree and they often specialize. That's why I said "similar levels of training". Obviously technicians have less training and make less. I don't know why lab, xray, etc. technicians are considered particularly "feminine" professions unless it is due to the pay. Most jobs, if you want to attract men you have to have a good salary.
Sorry, I didn't mean to infer nurses are blue collar but rather the career options men are choosing pay less than nurses earn. My key point is that if someone wants to make a lot of money in these parts, nursing is one of the best options they can choose. There is not a lot of demand for people with 4 year degrees otherwise outside of the schools, and the average teacher certainly doesn't make $75K. Not even close.
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Old 08-02-2017, 05:56 PM
 
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Since age 18 or so I've only been to my obgyn for well woman visits so I don't know about gowns in other types of doctors' offices, but his office's paper gowns are the worst. They're 2 pieces and the back of the bottom part doesn't cover all sides. Then the front part never stays closed, so when I get up after the exam to talk to him, I usually end up exposing myself a few times unless I hold it closed with my hand the whole time. I tried to just wear a button-down dress last time but ended up having to wear the gross 2 piece gown anyway! I wonder if other patients ever try to get away with that but I'll keep going because I finally found a doctor I like so I guess I'll have wear that very immodest gown once a year.
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Old 08-21-2017, 11:59 AM
 
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I give-off a very bad vibe to most women.....and it impacts the type of service I get from them.

So I choose, if at all possible, to go to men only for any of the services I receive....get treated much better. And yes, for the most part, it solves the modesty-problem.
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