Meet the economy girlfriends, members of Dating a Banker Anonymous, where women can come together, free from the scrutiny of feminists, and share their tearful tales of how the economic crisis meltdown has affected their relationships.
The economic crisis came home to Megan Petrus, 27, set up the group after her 8 month relationship with a trader of a major bank suffered when he seemed more concerned about helping a laid-off colleague than comforting Ms. Petrus after her father had a heart attack.
Dawn Spinner Davis, 26, a beauty writer, recently signed up to dating a Banker Anonymous after her husband stopped playing golf and she began to feel the pressures of supporting her 28-year-old private wealth manager man.
Christine Cameron said the recession became real when her financial analyst boyfriend kept getting drunk and would disappear while they were out together, and then accuse her the next day of being the one who had gone missing.
Co-founder Laney Crowell said, 'We do make light of everything on the blog and its very tongue in cheek but it all stems out of really serious and heartfelt situations.'