Summary: Billion dollar hedge fund manager advises against marrying an American woman, saying they are too demanding. Comments section of the article overwhelmingly agrees with him.
It may seem that I have something against American women given my last two submissions regarding them:
It's easy to pile on when it comes to American women, but more and more men are realizing that they are a bad deal overall, including men who are the cream of the crop.
Recent article from Yahoo Finance:
"Never, ever marry an American woman. That’s the advice I give my friends."
It may seem an odd way to start an interview, especially one with a female American reporter who is married, but Davide Serra, an Italian hedge fund manager based here in London, is not one to opine gently, or particularly carefully.
According to The Times, Serra finds that American women are too demanding.
The article itself is not that interesting and is mostly clickbait, but the comments section is interesting in that the commenters seem to overwhelmingly agree with the hedge manager. Each paragraph is a separate comment:
Women in the United States want a medal for doing what they are supposed to do; I am not sexist; I believe in equal rights for all; but women here are completely lost it. I will not married an American woman.
It reminds me of the time I was dating a girl. Valentines day was right around the corner. The city I was living in at the time didn't have many restaurants for an intimate dining experience and I knew the ones that did would have been extremely overcrowded. I decided that I would take her out to a very nice dinner the day before Valentines day, then I also made a very fancy dinner at home on Valentines day. So my g/f got two special evenings. I was the villain because we didn't do a restaurant on Valentines day.
He may have a point. I asked an Americanized women about relationships and what she wanted. She said, "He needs to be funny, confident, have a good job, patience, gentlemen like, well educated, respectful, and a good listener." My response, "Those are wonderful characteristics in a mate. Besides superficial looks, what attributes do you think a good women should have to attract such a man? She gave a me a blank stare and said, "What do you mean? All we need to attract men is to be pretty and have a nice figure" She laughed. My response, "Single you say?!?"
Many Western women, especially Europeans and Americans, have been raised with an extreme sense of entitlement, as well as the view that men are resources to be exploited. If and when Serra gets divorced from his Italian wife, he will find out exactly how entitled she feels she is.
The typical American woman doesn't believe she needs to bring ANYTHING to the table other than her physical being. While they believe the man needs to bring EVERYTHING—money, attentiveness, brains, kindness, helpfulness. They don't understand that chivalry goes both ways.
He's so right. Been dating foreign women for years and boy are they NICE! American women are too high maintenance, needy and mostly FAT! Try a women from another country and you'll never go back.
As a married American woman I'd still have to agree with him. I work for attorneys and see firsthand how most American woman are gold digging vampires. If I were a man with any kind of wealth I would never marry, let alone an American woman!
I think he probably meant American women cost too much and our laws are too liberal where they can take everything you ever worked for in a blink of an eye.
...and the comments go on and on - eventually I got tired of scrolling.
- Even men in the top 0.01% advise against dating/marrying American women.
- People who read financial websites overwhelmingly agree: American woman are a bad deal.
- Non-American women are much better all around, but beware because AWALT.