Although many readers have expressed skepticism about the veracity of the original Craigslist post (their own good hearts causing them to conclude the item must have been a or a troll designed to provoke outrage), my experiences lead me not to be so skeptical: I have actually known women who genuinely believed they deserved wealthy husbands because they themselves were objects of beauty, and who could easily have penned and posted such a solicitation without their consciences offering up the slightest twinge. (My success with romantic relationships was therefore an object of utter mystification to them, since I’m more likely to be mistaken for There are women out there who see dating or marriage as purely financial transactions and who thus regard themselves as saleable commodities in search of well-heeled buyers.
The internet has even given them mechanisms with which to connect with their intended markets, dating sites such as and
I know how that sounds, but keep in mind that a million a year is middle class in New York City, so I don’t think I’m overreaching at all. I dated a business man who makes average around 200 – 250. Be honest guys, you won’t hurt my feelings – Is there an age range I should be targeting (I’m 25)? I wouldn’t be searching for these kind of guys if I wasn’t able to match them — in looks, culture, sophistication, and keeping a nice home and hearth.
Classic “pump and dump.” I hope this is helpful, and if you want to enter into some sort of lease, let me know.
2007 New York Times article, a spokesperson for the online community said “it does look as if the post was made sincerely.” After the solicitation was publicized in the media, the anonymous poster removed it from Craigslist.
You can post the link to your Facebook or include it in your emails to potential buyers who might offer you a deal for more than one item.
Bring a flashlight so you can check the dock connector and headphone jack for any signs of RED (a sign that the phone has been immersed in water or subjected to heavy humidity). Phrases like:"My wife/husband is making me""My wife/husband doesn't like""My wife/husband won't let me""But now we have kids"are a great way to find fun and/or luxury items that people are getting rid of.