That's because women, for whatever reason, are attracted to men that have aggressive masculine attitude. Of course, women don't think it through and fail to realize that the same attitude culminates in physical abuse once honeymoon wears off. And I don't think women do it consciously; it's almost as if women are instinctively attracted to assholes.
Just enjoy the fact that you have income for yourself and enough time to enjoy your hobby without a woman nagging all afternoon when you get home from work. The novelty wears off after you have sex with her a couple of times.