Cynical about dating
In Wade's opinion, having money and success level the playing field for guys like him - guys who weren't incredibly popular or blessed with model good looks in their younger years, and he also feels that women "shouldn't be afraid of using the resources and assets given to them to find what they truly deserve from a relationship."Wow.
As a middle-aged woman who can no longer claim the word "young" unless I'm talking to an AARP member, this whole article makes me feel slightly nauseous.
In the present age, even with the idea of trust being questioned vehemently, love still seems to thrive.
With couples growing increasingly cynical of love and life, the very idea of amorous relationships lies in jeopardy.
In fact, my mother and I calculated and decided that, in 2015, I’d gone on something like 70 dates.
Many of the people we know seem to fit comfortably in partnerships that do not require one person to be berated or belittled by the other.
What I mean is, can we believe that this woman is really telling us what under cesspool-type conditions?
According to Brandon Wade, negotiating these kinds of "arrangements" is the future of dating, and that might be partly true.
But I still think there are people out there, people who didn't luck out in looks, or in money, or can no longer believably claim to be twenty-something, who still have plenty of value to bring to the table.
A relationship, though essentially defines the coming together of two individuals, holds greater purpose than physical or organic union.