Can I afford to date? If I go through with match.com, how much might this cost me?
I’m a single mom. I’m not Scrooge McDuck.
My head is thinking there’s not only the cost of match; there’s also the cost of “dating.” For any men readers not in the know, let me fill you in… dating is expensive for women. There’s clothing, hair, make-up, nails, waxing, in addition to the costs everyone faces, like the cost for the actual date and gasoline, and intangible costs like time away from friends and family, and additional worry.
Before you start with the “hair and make-up aren’t necessary” lines. Here is what I look like in the morning:
Once a crew gets a hold of me like Cinna got ahold of Katniss, I start thinking:
And as I walk out of the door for my date, I resemble:
Except I wear something a bit more conservative. Like a…
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