A diamond might be forever, but a moment on the lips and a lifetime on the hips is just as harrowing.6. Love is all you need, you (and John Lennon) thought.
Then you stopped living with roommates, had to pay the rent — and maybe you realized then and there that finding a partner with a big, fat paycheck might be the answer after all. But after the vacations have been had, the gifts have been exchanged and the nest has been feathered, what you're left with — besides a bunch of stuff — is a real, live human being with no monetary value. We've all seen it: it's about pm on a Tuesday night and there's a cute woman crying her eyes out at the bar to an innocent bystander.
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Let's start off strong here, folks: if you don't pick up any tips in the dating game in your 20s, suffice it say that your 30s ain't looking so good, either. Or when you land the perfect apartment that you can finally afford with west-facing light and enough closet space to fit all of your shoes, the man of your dreams will just wander into your orbit. And yes, when it comes to salaries, martinis and aisle seats, it makes sense to ask for exactly what you want. If you're someone who happens to be on the hunt for Mr.