Dating above your social class

So while I may be a little behind the pop-culture curve, there are certain issues that I find fascinating from an outsider’s perspective.

We get so hung up on beauty privilege, the halo effect, the value of facial symmetry and waist-to-hip ratios and the idea that only 20% of whomever get 80% of the fucking that we tend to ignore things that don’t fit the accepted narrative.I’d judge myself and think, ‘Are you saying he’s not good enough because he was born poor and Mexican? I know I have all these expectations, so I have a lot more room to be uncomfortable. He’s survived a lot, so he knows he’s going to be okay.” “When you’re black, it’s an inescapable truth, a full-body experience that’s happening all the time,” says Jack, 35.He says Jill, 35, his wife, who is white, talks about race by “trying to weave it into a higher morality.” He laughs: “I’m just trying to survive! ” Jill comes from a low-income family while Jack’s is middle class. “It wasn’t weird to me that he didn’t have much money, and I was used to roles outside gender norms,” she says.Of course, everyone on the Internet took this in without even blinking, accepting that people are complex and varied in their desires and understanding that attraction is a complicated beast. To judge by the collective outrage over the episode, you would’ve thought that Dunham had murdered Ned Stark while dressed as Hitler and simultaneously shooting kittens out of a cannon that was also on fire.(credit: Jaguar PS / Shutterstock.com)" src=" width="333" height="500" srcset=" sizes="(max-width: 333px) 100vw, 333px" / Now, late to the party as I may be, I have to say that this does bring up the ever-popular topic of whether it’s possible to date someone who is “out of your league”.