At Tablet, Jon Reiss discusses all the fancy restaurants he's eaten at thanks to his parents paying for dinner, and his desire to pay his own way as he hit his late twenties and started to find more success.
Claire Brown is a name I made up for a girl who likes to go out to eat, but her boyfriend doesn't.
Taylor Jenkins Reid ["THE WIFE"] and Alex Reid ["THE HUSBAND"] are married. To each other.
If you would like to know what it's like when you're a liberal New York person and you write for a living and your friends are of the literary kind and your fiance enlists in the Army, this essay by Simone Gorrindo is a good assessment of that. There's a lot to think on about life decision-making. Partnerships. Some really great imagery. One thing in particular.
This is a very nice story by Bart Schaneman about farmers and neighbors in Nebraska harvesting a fellow farmer’s sugar beets for him after he died. This is a thing farmers do for other farmers.
Financially, I knew what I was getting into when I moved in with him.
Last year about this time I owed some people some money and made a little list. What a fun exercise that was. Let's play again.
Jessica Walsh and Timothy Goodman are good friends who both found themselves single at the same time. So they decided to date each other. And document it for 40 days. Because why not?
Your parents can give you money, and teach you how to live responsibly. But you have to live your own life.