The Times had chronicled the meetings and Web site of this purported support group for girlfriends of Wall Street machers whose dating lives had recently been drained of their liquidity.
The story had been an attention-grabbing squealer of a trend piece that left readers’ eyes popped with repulsion: Here were the public woes of New York babes in their 20s and 30s whose former high-earning boyfriends had once wined and dined them but now were depressed and moody.
There’s been a flurry of dating debates about whether bankers should date each other (see links below to Business Oasis, Business Insider,and the like).
Some male bankers are saying they wouldn’t date female bankers because they’re nerds, condescending, materialistic and critical of men.
She explained: 'One of his best friends told me that my job is now to keep him calm and keep him from dying at the age of 35 but it’s not what I signed up for.'Her situation is shared by Christine Cameron whose financial analyst boyfriend kept getting drunk and would disappear while they were out together, then accuse her the next day of being the one who had gone missing.
Attended by about 30 women, mostly in their twenties, the groups mantra includes a simple three step guide to easing their economic and emotional woes: Step 1: Slip into a dress and heels.
Laney Crowell, one of the women who started the blog, said in the article that it was "very tongue in cheek;" she has since described it as a satire that embellishes true experiences for effect.
25, asserting that it had been misled by the subjects of an infamous Jan.
28 story about a group called DABA (Dating a Banker Anonymous).
And as Mother Teresa once said, ‘If you judge people, you have no time to love them.’ So let’s start there.
As a psychologist who specializes in dating and just wrote a book about single career women finding love, I wanted to consider what might be : 1.