I have been with my boyfriend for almost a year now and we are very happy together. He tells me all the time how much he loves me and wants to be with me forever. However, there is one small problem that has always bothered me. He doesn't seem to like the way I dress, because I tend to dress comfortably, or as he puts it, I dress "too simple.”
Women and shopping have a complicated relationship. On the one hand, there's the stereotype that all women loooove shopping—and that we throw away money on frivolous goods. On the other, there's the reality that women are the primary shoppers for 75 percent of households, despite making less money on average than men.