By Kate Ashford
at Her Two Cents
Have you ever had a relationship fail because he routinely failed to pick up the check? Had no trouble talking dirty, but couldn’t come clean about your finances? Or, as a single girl, had an unerring tendency to fall for the help?
As one writer puts it in the anthology of essays, “The Secret Currency of Love: The Unabashed Truth About Women, Money, and Relationships:”
“It’s always been this way. I like men who aren’t flashy. Men who work with their hands. Men who prefer pick-ups to Porsches. There I’ll be, at a hoity-toity event filled with powerful, wildly attractive potential mates — and inevitably I’ll gravitate toward the guy pouring drinks and shlepping dishes.”