If only guys didn't think investment banking was the way to attract pretty women, maybe we'd have avoided this whole financial mess.Women: it's urgently time to prefer guys working to end poverty and unburden the planet!That's the kind of shit you really need when your cave has flooded over and your whole tribe has to outrun saber-toothed tigers in the bush. Why hunt your prey when you can bore it to death with your daily observations? One of the girls "outed" herself.[quote]"Dawn Spinner Davis, 26, a beauty writer, said the downward-trending graphs began to make sense when the man she married on Nov.1, a 28-year-old private wealth manager, stopped playing golf, once his passion.It was billed as a blog and support group for Wall Street's saddest cases: the once pampered young women forced to adjust to life without bottle service, Bergdorf Goodman accounts and boom-time sex—the collateral damage caused by thousands of points vanishing in a blink from the Dow.Last month, Dating a Banker Anonymous broke out as the hated, irresistible Website du jour, and it has earned its self-pitying, gold-digging authors some national press, not to mention promises from Hollywood agents of a "Real Housewives"–style media franchise. Crowell and Petrus fill the blog with a liberal mix of their own experiences, anecdotes from girls they meet out on the town and stories from people who e-mail the site, which they make no effort to verify.Dating A Banker Anonymous (DABA) is a safe place where women can come together – free from the scrutiny of feminists- and share their tearful tales of how the mortgage meltdown has affected their relationships.
All things that could be explained, she conceded, but haven’t been, and furthermore were not addressed in the Times piece. It is, no doubt, the last thing the Times wants to deal with in what has already been a crappy week.**UPDATE**New York Times spokeswoman Diane Mc Nulty on the topic: Ravi Somaiya, a freelancer for The Times, first heard about the DABA group in early October, when he met Megan Petrus at a party.The homepage of the website declares: “Are you or someone you love dating a banker?