Dating a banker annoymous
"Dating a Banker Anonymous," a self-help blog for women whose relationships have gone sour with the economic downturn, states in its introduction that it is a "safe place" that is "free from the scrutiny of feminists." Of course, once you've been featured in the —-sad, beautiful group photo and all—-you're no longer free from scrutiny from anybody.And so, as a feminist given to scrutiny, I saw the line as an invitation to net some quick and dirty blog content.Sure, a spoiled girlfriend who whines that she can no longer dine nightly at Manhattan's finest restauraunts is an obnoxious narrator to guide us through this recession.But don't claim it's the "feminists" who are bringing you down, girlfriend.-----Dating A Banker Anonymous Are you or someone you love dating a banker?If so, we are here to support you through these difficult times.These women get together and complain to each other that they “haven’t been taken on a trip in awhile.” This whole messy ordeal has advanced my Botox start date by at least two years.Like every other DABA girl, the economy was wreaking havoc on my relationship and youthful good looks. My take on his 180: having no steady source of income for the foreseeable future, he realized that his chances of securing another fashion industry type girl are pretty much zilch.
I clearly am not eligible since I just had to google “Bergdorf.” Ha.
Phone calls went unanswered, Hamptons invitations un-extended, plans canceled (including, but not limited to, expensive opening night tickets to the ballet, which were scalped instead of being graciously offered to me and a galpal). And by dinner, I mean staying in and cooking as Megu is no longer in the budget. To be honest, I’m only with my BF because I just don’t have the heart to change my facebook status from “in a relationship” to “I ain’t saying I’m a gold digger, but I ain’t messin’ with no broke banker.” I can’t stomach writing any more, so you should go read more yourself if you want.
Newsflash to all the banker guys who are dating the “DABA girls” – you should try breaking up with them and dating someone who isn’t using you for your money. It does make me feel grateful that I’ve always stuck to my #1 dating rule: never date a guy in a suit.
Dating A Banker Anonymous (DABA) is a safe place where women can come together – free from the scrutiny of feminists– and share their tearful tales of how the mortgage meltdown has affected their relationships.
So if your monthly Bergdorf’s allowance has been halved and bottle service has all but disappeared from your life, lighten your heart with laughter and email your stories DABA Girl: A charming and successful woman (imagine Tina Fey’s wit and Zoe Cruz’s ambition) who’s looking for a man who can keep up.