This weekend I got asked a very interesting question from one of my favorite girlfriends. Get your chins off your chests, people! Yes, sometimes even I ask for advice! My friend is dating a man whom she suspects make less than she does. And she was wondering if I thought she should get serious, and maybe even marry, a man who makes less than she does. My friend is an Executive Vice President at one of the biggest companies in one of the most lucrative sectors in the whole wide world.
The Truth About "Mixed-Collar" Dating — From the People Who Make These Relationships Work
Women out-earning men is a bigger problem than you think
Would you ever date someone that makes less money than you? This seems to be the million dollar question on twitter follow me datingwdegreed …darn character limit. Here are the results. Surprising no one …. So, you might be wondering what my answer is to this question. It depends. Of course, who else am I going to date looks at small pool of eligible, professional black men?
If Your Boyfriend Or Girlfriend Makes Less Money Than You Do, Here's What To Know
My amazing intern forwarded me an article last week that she read on CNN with some not-so-surprising new statistics. In this recession, 4. Because we have always been taught that nobody is going to pay our way in life. This gives men the freedom to choose a partner based on what matters most — character, kindness, fun, humor, compatibility — as opposed to mere earning potential.
Money shouldn't matter when it comes to relationships. But many have found that it does, sometimes even driving people apart before the natural expiration date for their relationship hits. But it doesn't have to be like this.