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As someone who's done both, the Truly Rich Lady shares what it's like when there is an obvious age gap between people who are dating.
Dear Truly Rich Lady:  I've found myself in a relationship with a man younger than I am.Let’s say I am in my late 30s (okay—I am 40) and he is in his early 30s (he’s 27!), and we are so much in ...
 
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Basic manners matter most during a negotiation with a potential client or while presenting the company’s latest numbers to your seniors.
Basic manners matter most during a negotiation with a potential business client or while presenting the company’s latest numbers to your seniors.Aside from the ABCs of professionalism like dressing properly or coming on time, here are a few more notes on good ...
 
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"Is it better to push someone over the edge or win someone over to you? Is it more effective to scare someone into submission?"
I am absolutely horrified at some Truly Rich Households who have already put up tinsel and plastic trees when the most important celebration of spooks is yet to come! How dare they zoom past Halloween and all its delights? How dare they ...
 
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All discomfort is relative.
A s far back as the Book of Genesis, when Jacob’s soon-to-be father-in-law tricked him into marrying the wrong daughter, in-laws have been universally acknowledged trip wires. Throughout the centuries, things haven’t gotten much better.Remember: It was the prospect of having the vulgar ...
 
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"When all of a sudden you come into great money, don’t be stupid."
Who was it that said you can never be too rich, too thin, or too beautiful?This wise person was probably a Truly Rich, Thin, and Beautiful Lady, who believes the idea of never being afraid to ask the universe for more and ...
 
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Quick question before the week ends: Do we really need these ultra private and very exclusive (not to mention morbidly expensive) social clubs?
In a time when everyone is keen on equality among all kinds of people, rich or poor, brown or white, old or young, is there a place for a place that shuts people out? No! Get me out of here!Of course, I am ...
 
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What to do when you see someone wearing the same dress, you bump into your ex, or the waiter spills wine on your couture (and your cleavage).
There is unusual chatter about balls at the moment, so it might be a good time to dig up the quick-and-dirty rules of attending a formal event. Whether a grand ceremony of countless beautiful faces (the last good one I attended was ...
 
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There is now the court of public opinion, a dour, unwinnable arena you never want to find yourself in.
Who hasn’t been in a situation where the intensity of emotion explodes into something else?Before you know it, as you do your darndest to contain a stupid heart that just wants to leap out of your throat, your voice reaches a shrill ...
 
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Let these broad strokes be your quick-test when governing the sometimes ungovernable.
What is lovable but germy, a big ball of cute but also a big pain in the you-know-what?Why, those two- to six-year old human beings, in the life stage right after I'm-a-helpless-thing and just before the beginnings of self-mastery.Let us focus on ...
 
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Queen Elizabeth sure does have some strict jewelry rules...
Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton may be living royally, but with the Duchess title comes a lot of rules and responsibility. And now, as if the two didn't already have enough royal protocol guidelines to worry about, an etiquette expert just revealed to News.Com.Au that they also have specific jewelry requirements too.Etiquette teacher Myka ...
 
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Is it normal to expect that you deserve particular privileges because of your last name or your fat portfolio? 
My Truly Rich Mother and I love tennis. Our string of private coaches will happily report that we have given up playing ourselves, but we still wear the attire (tennis whites, polo shirts, and diamond tennis bracelets, of course). And we do ...
 
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Yes, they're judging you for spending your whole date scrolling Instagram.
John Winterman, a managing partner at the restaurant Bâtard in New York City, recently posted a message on Facebook bemoaning how he was "beginning to feel it may be his duty as a restaurateur to grab people by the scruff of their ...
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