Dating a rich girl
Every once awhile she’d pick up the entirety of a bill that we were supposed to split but she always found a way to make sure I didn’t feel down about it. Her dad was a prominent lawyer, her mom a successful artist, and her uncle was a 1980's pop star. Yes they had a big ass old house and drove quality (not overly flashy) cars.I don’t think she ever once bought me an expensive gift. Yes they had whatever they wanted but not at all in a "look at me" type way. I mean in the early 90's grunge was a blessing for me because I looked like that already.This is probably gonna get buried but I’ve always wanted to write it out I was never sure how rich she was.
The toughest thing was that her parents would offer to pay for nearly anything, but later try to use that as leverage to control her when they didn't like what she was doing (she was college aged, so it happens a bit - parents and teenagers aren't perfect).My family eats out maybe twice a year and when we go it's just an entree, no appetisers or desserts or drinks.Meanwhile her family will order me multiple appetisers, then an entree, multiple drinks, and dessert.Most things were either hand made or were very thoughtful for example shoes I’d been eying for months but couldn’t afford and she noticed them my computer browser. But her parents didn't care and we're always very welcoming. I guess it's true when they say cash screams and wealth whispers. I lived for a time in a resort town with a mix of billionaires vacationing at their 3rd or 4th vacation home, handful of celebrities raising their kids "low key" to people like me that lived out of my car or shared rent to sleep on a laundry room floor.The wealthiest people drive older but well maintained cars, wear nice but modest clothes etc.