Dating an investment banker anonymous
“I think everything in life is a cost-benefit analysis for Harvard students, especially relationships,” he said. When she found out I was dating a state school graduate, she told me, “You could’ve at least slept with a Harvard student! After experiencing the stress of recruiting season, is it any surprise that Harvard students approach relationships like it’s a job?” The scary part is that my environment has rubbed off on me. Even on dates, people often repeat their résumés as if they’re on interviews. It’s like small talk, small talk, small talk,” complained another girlfriend.Instead of assessing suitors’ traits based on their personality, we look toward what they can offer us, or worse, toward their earning potential.“It’s like investing in a stock,” said a fiscally conservative male friend—he and all my other friends asked if they could be anonymous so that they could speak more freely.I went back to dating finance types and he pursued his passion for jazz guitar. But though I had learned by then that love is not quid pro quo, I soon found that my summer love thought differently.
At first, I found David’s (not his real name) Republicanism endearing and thought I could reform his soul.He made notes on his Microsoft Outlook task list to get back to me. We were sleeping together, but it was the most impersonal relationship I’d ever been in.