You see, my mother had previously dated a pedigreed investment banker who departed for New York City to dive into 18 hour work days. I asked my mother why she fell for my father.“I just wanted a real man that loved me and Montana.”My father eventually returned to school to get an engineering degree (and then a masters) but that was after my parents were married and I was born.She returned to her home state Montana looking for a man who valued Windy Paths more than Wall Street. My favorite memories of my father are not the things he bought for me but the things he made with his own hands.Perhaps it is time for women to start bankrolling men.4. It’s not about how tall he is but how tall he makes me feel, even in flats.5.Why do you balk at the idea of supporting a male partner when you have no problem if they support you?She is an embryo,” said Vickie who is recently divorced, runs 2 companies, and only wants to date men more successful than her ex husband to “teach him a lesson.”“It’s not fair…all the good men are either happily married or happily dating down.There is no one left for us,” said Charlie, perpetually single.Every woman I know in San Francisco says the same thing.“He has to be this much taller and make this much more money. No date is dinged for being 5’5” or pursuing a career as a yogini.”Charles was right.I mean, I’m tall and successful, so he should be MORE tall and successful. As long as a woman is kind, cute and brushes her teeth, she is considered eligible.
Sober dating yoga seems rather daunting – perhaps drunk dating yoga might work better.My first rocking horse at age 3 and the carved wine stoppers I got at age 30.My parents built a partnership not looking for the other to be “more” or “less” but to build something together as equal contributors.You know, most men are expected to financially support a woman.Yet most women, even the successful ones, tremble at the thought of even buying a man a beer.”Not convinced you should change your “entitled” tune? (*caveat: math is rougher than my hands in Tahoe wintertime.