Life with someone you care about is a million times better than coming home to an empty bed. Also it’s one of those taboo topics that no one wants to talk about publicly.
Work hard, take risks, maybe build your own business. Of course, there's another highly traditional path to acquiring wealth that isn't talked about quite as much these days: Marry money. As in not a mere millionaire (a dime a dozen these days) but an honest-to-goodness billionaire - make that 10 figures after the dollar sign, please.
At some point along the way of psychotherapy, I usually ask my patients what they want to achieve in their lives.
Very commonly, they reply that, among other things, they would like to be married.
The odds of marrying a rich person are much better (if you go about it properly) than that of winning a lottery.
And yet patients rarely ask me what they need to do to marry someone who is rich.
Work in a field that allows you to mix and mingle with wealthy men and women, such as high-end resale, real estate, business, or non-profits.Here’s the paragraph that hit home for me: “Why are wealthy divorced women more likely to decide to remain single?“It’s much harder for divorced males to be alone than females,” says Fran Walfish, a psychotherapist in Beverly Hills, Calif.And we pored over divorce news to see how spouse No. "I am just not telling," said one billionaire's wife over her cellphone before hanging up. Marrying a billionaire is not beyond your grasp, as long as you're willing to work hard toward your goal. According to Merrill Lynch and Cap Gemini, a consulting company, there were 85,400 ultrahigh net worth individuals (UHNWIs) in 2005, the most recent year for which data were collected.According to a survey of 5000 members of Millionare Match.com, 83% of divorced men would consider marriage in the next five years, while only 32% of divorced women would do the same.True, it's not politically correct to go hunting for a marital meal ticket (or for that matter, to write about it).