Smart Girls Marry Money: How Women Have Been Duped Into the by Elizabeth Ford

By Elizabeth Ford

Why does society applaud a woman who falls for a guy’s “big blue eyes” but denounces one that chooses a guy with a “big eco-friendly bankroll”? in the end, isn’t incomes energy extra a mirrored image of a man’s values and personality? clever women Marry cash demanding situations the beliefs and assumptions girls have blindly authorized approximately love and marriage—and indicates how they’ve performed so at their very own financial peril. during this brazen manifesto, authors Elizabeth Ford and Daniela Drake use chilly not easy proof, genuine technological know-how, and actual tales to give a compelling case for why mercenary marriages take advantage of feel for destiny happiness.Smart women faucets right into a starting to be, collective suspicion that the post-feminist international isn’t all it’s cracked as much as be. lady “empowerment” has girls operating not easy to appear sexier than ever, whereas wearing greater than their justifiable share financially. but unfortunately, data end up that: not just do ladies proceed to earn a long way below their male opposite numbers, in addition they endure way more economically while marriages fail. Ford and Drake imagine it’s excessive time that ladies get their heads out of the clouds and begin being concerned approximately their very own security—the style that may be measured in money and customary feel. With an irreverent, straight-talk tone, the authors serve up a valid case and interesting technique for a way girls can really “have it all.” guaranteed to spark dialog and controversy, clever women Marry cash will eventually empower ladies with a brand new technique to take regulate of either their monetary and romantic lives.

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She was a happy (and wellsatisfied) American in Paris. Then one day, Kevin crossed the ocean to profess his undying love. “Come home and be mine forever,” he begged. He promised the sun, the moon and the stars. Paris was great, mused Becca, but it didn’t compare with a lifetime of traveling a galaxy of love with her celestial soul mate. She returned to the Windy City. They set a date, got married, and had two children soon after. Four years later at the tender age of 28, Becky (who had dropped her sexier nickname) noticed that the magic had somehow vanished.

We know someone who had a similar experience, but resisted the urge to commit a major crime. Julia and Caesar Julia was thrown for a loop when her husband walked out on her and her two young sons after 14 years of marriage. The reason: He didn’t love her anymore. His new lover, Candy, sent this e-mail to Julia. SMART GIRLS 40 Julia, age 40, woke up in the middle of the night and reflexively checked her e-mail. ” Outraged by Candy’s gall, Julia took her husband’s mistress’s counsel and seized her laptop and forwarded the email to nearly everyone on her mailing list.

So don’t lose your head; at least modern divorce is a little less painful than public execution. With 50-50 odds of keep❤ One day after Anne’s execution in 1536, King Henry became engaged to Jane Seymour. They were married 10 days later. org. Accessed 10/29/08. MARRY MONEY 59 ing a marriage intact, love alone is not a good enough reason to head down the aisle. To support our case, we have decided to include the results of our own intensive analysis of romantic love: LOVE is a PRIMITIVE INSTINCT.

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