As Wall Street plummets and, avalanche-like, takes out the jobs and wealth of so many bankers, so plummeteth the hopes and (self-absorbed) dreams of certain girlfriends.
It has become so horrific, that said girls have resorted to forming a Dating a Banker Anonymous group, according to an article in the The New York Times.
Said one newlywed bride of a private wealth banker whose fortunes have turned, "It's not what I signed up for." Apparently she excised the portion of the classic wedding vows where it goes, "for better or for worse, for richer or for poorer," at her November 2008 wedding. Or if she didn't, she has a faulty memory.
Check out the blog that welcomes you to join in their pain “if your monthly Bergdorf’s allowance has been halved and bottle service has all but disappeared from your life...” Hmm, could that include any of my faithful readers (all seven of you, not including my cousin Chuck.)
What do you think? Has the financial crunch forced you to harken back to your wedding vows of "worse," and "poorer." And how is that going?
This single Broke Girl is hoping for the best for her married gal pals; that any Wall Street quakes that have reverberated their way serve only to drive honest communication and commitment to survive and thrive together. And to let no man, nor Wall Street prices "put them asunder."