In business, we have a term called Key Performance Indicators, essentially meaning that if you perform at the desired rate, you'll yield successful results.
Thus, seeing that I usually date men in their mid-thirties and early forties, it makes sense that by that time, he should have a house, car, and decent credit.
When I was 19, I started my own very successful freelance writing business and by the age of 22, I dissolved it not only because of the economic downturn, but because I saw a more profitable career in Corporate America.
Within three years, I was making six figures, flying across the country, buying stocks and working to earn a master’s degree - all while working full-time.
It's very difficult to explain to someone why you work yourself so hard when their income may be a reflection of complacency (even though sometimes it isn't).
They can support me emotionally, but they can't necessarily be a partner to a woman like me. I'm sure many people will disagree with my stance, and there are days when I disagree with myself.
I now find myself in another decently-senior position in a Fortune 500 company, writing this blog, sitting on important non-profit committees and attending high-profile parties in between.
I've even been out with guys who make it clear they're looking for the woman to be a breadwinner — and let me tell you, there's nothing enticing about a man who's a gold digger, either.Also, men with higher incomes have typically dedicated and invested in their future, which means he won't just support my career ambitions with encouraging words, but he'll empower me to become stronger and sharper because he's been there and understands a high-stake environment.That's a hard conversation to have with a man who's made K for the past decade.“Multiple cars, art collections, big fancy mansions.” In order to join, men must make at least 0,000 a year (which must be verified with tax records), and women have to be attractive.“It’s sort of like that party you have in high school where the men get in for two dollars and women are free,” he said.