Why It’s Hard For Broke And Wealthy People To Be Friends
My boyfriend and I just spent the weekend with a rather wealthy couple and the discrepancies in behaviors were hilarious. There were so many times that my partner and I looked at each other nervously, making a face that said, “This is either going to be expensive if we don’t speak up or awkward if we do.” Our friends, for the record, and generous and thoughtful individuals who would never want to put us in an uncomfortable situation. But when someone is just that rich they are so, so far from understanding the habits and thought processes of the broke, that even when they think they’re making a choice that works for everyone’s budgets, they’re still far off the mark. Here is why rich and broke people can barely hang out.
They want Uber X
They are trying to order this Uber X so they can roll up to the event in style and comfort. Maybe they suggest you all just order a limo to take to the wedding together, or a private driver. “We can split the cost so it won’t be so bad,” they say.