Weekend Vignette #9
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"Women were far more generous to their paramours in the face of financial crises. Less than 20% planned to lower allowances, gifts and perks, while more than half planned to raise them."Susan Shapiro Barash, who teaches gender studies at Marymount Manhattan College ... said women value their lovers more than men in a time of economic trouble. 'For the women, lovers matter more than ever now because the rest of life is so dreary,' she said. 'For the men, they’re just cutting across the board.'"