Bleurgh. No. Seriously, Michael K. Spencer. You make all women sound vapid and all relationships sound like business transactions. However, I’m not naive enough to tell you you’re wrong because there’s certainly some truth in what you write. I’ve lived in the US long enough to know this, and the reverse also applies: men who want a partner who is a nice little earner.

Maybe I’m old-fashioned but I couldnt care less about what my partner does or how much he earns. It matters more to me that he is happy and fulfilled in his career, and if he’s not then I see it as my role to encourage him to find an acceptable alternative…

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