Category: Dating As a Lawyer

Dating as a lady lawyer is not much fun. Society stigmatizes women for earning more and becoming powerful. Lady lawyers need strong men.

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Financial Infidelity: Should Women Cheat to Avoid Being Cheated On?

Financial infidelity (keeping money secrets in a relationship) is strongly frowned upon – except when advising women. Instead, when discussing finances to an audience of women, the relationship advice is geared toward protecting oneself. This leads me to put on my Carrie Bradshaw advice column...

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Why Women Should Pay in Relationships

It’s a surprisingly controversial statement – women should pay in relationships. The notion that the man should pay is engrained in our culture. People usually bring up reasons like the pay gap and tradition. The difference these days is that we can’t assume anymore that...

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Money Relationship Problems? 5 Ideas to Stop Fighting

Coping with money relationship problems? It’s easy to say that we fight about money because it’s scarce. But unless your fight is about student loans, gambling or property, there’s a good chance that the fight is not about a make-or-break expense. Most of our fights...

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The Advantages of Dating as a Female Lawyer

My post about why it sucks to date as a female lawyer is the most popular post on this blog. But I don’t want to paint a pitiable picture of dating as a lawyer; there are also great advantages to dating as a lady lawyer....

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Why Dating Sucks for Female Lawyers

A money and power imbalance is why dating sucks for female lawyers. Couples often fight about money, particularly if the distribution of money is uneven. Money is a proxy for power, and power imbalances lead to disagreements. When the Woman Earns More Because of the...