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The Gold Digger
It doesn't take a genius to know that wooing a woman requires a trifocal effort of body, soul and spending power. As standard romantic procedures, you're going to have to take her for dinner, buy her flowers, whisk her away to the mountains for the weekend, and show her that the world is your oyster and she's the pearl. But if I can give a word of caution to my free-spending comrades out there (I'm guilty of this too), make damn sure she's actually enjoying your company and not just your wallet. If you start to notice that she's expecting you to pay for everything but the kitchen sink, your credit card bill should be enough of a red flag to warrant an emergency landing.
Here's some sound advice -- if you approach a woman and the first words out of her mouth are "I'll have a Vodka Seven," chances are she's probably out to score some freebies, so proceed with caution. If her friends show up and start ordering drinks as well, there's a good chance they'll all dissipate into the crowd once they've been served, leaving you with the tab. Avoid the Gold Digger type at all costs. Like the old proverb goes, you can't buy happiness, and a woman who thinks otherwise isn't worth your time.
It was not too long ago that I had to end a relationship with this type of woman, much to my disappointment. She had a bevy of outstanding qualities, but her inability to accept a different opinion ultimately led to a breakup. Every time we got together, she would declare her astuteness and would never take my advice because it was always wrong. Ms. Right is, well, stubbornly set in her ways -- she's correct about everything, and if you even so much as make an unfavorable whisper, she'll lash out at you with the voraciousness of a python. The sad part is, Ms. Right types are hard to change, as their personal pride tends to get in the way of understanding others and the world around her, so all you can really do is avoid these women. She may have been spoiled as a child, or perhaps she has just hung around too many snotty girlfriends for her own good. Either way, the red flags on these women fly high. Steer clear.