(Illo: Brian Taylor)
I happened to be inside my typical banquette dining dining dining table at Cipriani getting up with my dear buddy and other gala charity seat, an impossibly blond and socialite that is glamorous. She seemed up, over her salmon that is grilled and. “Do you have got anybody for my pal Leanne? Her breakup simply became last. ”
We recalled a brunette that is lithe seemed good in Lilly, making the rounds regarding the Hamptons charity cocktail circuit along with her pint-sized now-ex-husband.
“Is she realistic yet? ” We asked.
“Good. ” We sipped my Bellini.
My buddy and I also, while an unlikely matchmaking duo, have now been informally establishing divorced buddies and “children of” in the Upper East Side for decades, with lasting results. We constantly state we have to charge a payment for the dating solution, but that temptingly idea that is profitable be too declasse.
Our biggest challenge, repeatedly, is matching up middle-aged divorcees into the “pre-realist” phase, that have maybe perhaps maybe perhaps not recognized they have a selection of intercourse, cash or companionship —but definitely not all three in identical package.
“How did she write out into the divorce or separation? ” We asked my buddy.
“All i understand, ” she revealed, “Is that the spouse made her add her Birkins within the settlement. ” She included: “At the present retail price. ” Bien sur!
“She likely will need the cash, then. ” We paused, Rolodexing within my mind the product range for the newly wed and almost dead. Continue reading “Dating guidelines for Uptown Divorcees: M By Richard Kirshenbaum • 06/25/13 7:10pm”