So when his friends told him that she’d been cheating on him, he decided he’d had enough.
“She just wanted someone to provide for her so she wouldn’t have to work,” he says on reflection. avoid heartbreak — and the loss of hard-earned money — by sussing out a woman’s true motives.
And so she vets each woman in person, grilling each one with a series of pointed questions aimed at determining whether she’s a perfect 10 — or a 49er in disguise. Not only should the woman have a job, says Spindel, but a sizable income — six figures is expected. For Robin Kassner, a 30-something CEO of her own firm, Haute PR, her future husband’s wallet, like his heart, can never be too big.
“As a successful woman, I’m looking for someone of my caliber — not some schlump off the street, but someone as successful as me — or more.” The flaxen-haired vixen is heaving with desire, and has the décolletage-baring dresses to prove it.
“I want to go from a First Avenue princess to a Park Avenue princess,” says the UES singleton, who is unequivocal about her choosy checklist.
“She didn’t carry one of those handbags in the crook of her arm, she wasn’t tipping over with jewelry — all those telltale signs.” But after a few weeks of dating, red flags began to pop up: She refused to dine at midpriced restaurants, and when she invited him out to a bar to meet her pals, he was expected to pick up the tab for her 14 friends.
“My girlfriend said, ‘Why don’t you buy drinks for everyone?
’” Over the course of a year of dating, there were extravagant trips to Europe and, for her birthday, he splurged on a Cartier watch.But when his birthday rolled around five months later, he was treated to a “mediocre” restaurant, sans present. " When he first met a beautiful, inquisitive and upbeat doctor during a singles trip, K. What she has to offer: "I think I'm a loving and generous person, have a great career and an independent life." RIGHT: Amanda Marie, 21. What she has to offer: "I have looks, youth, fun, spontaneity and dedication!G., a 42-year-old Manhattan-based risk consultant for banks, had no idea he was being played.(He asked that only his initials be used for privacy reasons.) “She masked the ‘take men for what you can get’ mentality so well,” he recalls — at least at first.