The trench is a warning sign, but it’s also Halloween, so normal warning signs are out the door. My friend never saw him again, but was left wondering if she had been part of some twisted revenge ploy against Russian women, that he never put into fruition. I’m the first one to know this, because, no matter where you go in this world, being Russian makes you the butt of every dumb joke about gold-digging and promiscuity. The truth is, I haven’t had Louboutins – or anything else remotely extravagant – in my closet in years, one of the reasons being this exact Russian association.
What bothers them is that the Russian woman is smarter than them. That she thinks with her head rather than her loins or her ego or, even, sometimes, her heart.
You, the European who grew up in a social structure that actually works?
The bottom tiers of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, checked off for you since you were born, are still her predominant goals.
With life in Russia still being far from ideal, they continue doing so to this day.
Many of them find their opportunities as models, others find it simply as women, otherwise known as Trophy Wives.