Dating a banker blog
In one particularly bleak moment, they’d started calling Goldman’s downtown headquarters “Azkaban,” after the prison in the Harry Potter series where inmates’ souls are sucked from their bodies., and the fact that these jobs are extremely well-paid—first-year investment bankers make anywhere from ,000 to 0,000, including year-end bonuses—you might think that my eight banker informants were living the good life.
What this means, in practice, is that young bankers live in a state of perpetual anxiety, and advance planning becomes impossible.
For Christine Cameron, the recession became real when the financial analyst she had been dating for about a year would get drunk and disappear while they were out together, then accuse her the next day of being the one who had absconded.
Dawn Spinner Davis, 26, a beauty writer, said the downward-trending graphs began to make sense when the man she married on Nov.
Boyfriends and girlfriends get upset about broken dinner plans, friends and family members become estranged, and phones function as third limbs.
This unpredictability, combined with the sheer number of hours involved, takes a toll.