In the fashion of a modern-day fable, the piece quotes three young women who had gone out with three young men.Each guy paid for his date’s dinner or drinks, as guys who go out with women are generally expected to do.The casino magnate and brunette beauty have been spotted together 'all over' Aspen on countless occasions this past week, the publication also claimed.The glamorous ski town is the same location where James enjoyed romantic getaways with ex-fiancee Mariah Carey.'I was at a low point in my personal life [when I met Mariah] Documenting the negotiations with my sister was taking longer than expected,' he told the Australian in August.'She was kind, exciting and fun. The former couple share three children together nine-year-old Indigo, seven-year-old Jackson and five-year-old Emmanuelle.James was also previously married to Jodhi Meares and engaged to 90s pin-up girl Kate Fischer, now known as Tziporah Malkah.I know, I know: a trend piece does not a trend make.The quirks of a few often get mistaken for the habits of many.
But what of a man’s biological imperative to provide for his mate, you ask?In 1900, a woman with a factory job made less than half of what a man in an equivalent position did, and for a simple reason: her income was scaled to supplement that of a theoretical father or husband. To meet men, women had to go out, but they could only go out if men paid for them.That a practice born of sexist wage discrimination has since been glossed over as a rite demanded by chivalry goes to show how suspect the value of chivalry is in the first place.Really, though, that’s looking at things through the wrong end of the telescope.
If it’s taken for granted that the costs of the date are to be assumed by only one person, that person may feel himself entitled to whatever he considers to be a good return on his investment.
that suggested that one of the institution’s foremost traditions might be undergoing some change.