Financial matters have always been sensitive issues in our lives. The sensitivity reaches to a new level when we are dating. Use these five tips to deal with your finances during dating:
If you have a definite budget, you see a significant decrease in your dating expenditure. Dating can be pretty expensive for both sexes. We need branded apparel to make ourselves look good, money to go for nice romantic holidays and a new makeover from professional image consultants.
Your Lover’s spending habits
Think about the spending habits of your loved one. Now, remember that many divorces are the result of irreconcilable financial difficulties. If your lover is spending excessively, talk to your mate about the finance issues and see if the two of you are really compatible that way. In case, you had forgotten, you need money to sustain a happy marriage.
Go for Dutch treats if you find yourself to be paying for her all the time. Otherwise, if she is really uncomfortable of such an arrangement, she is not one person who is willing to share your financial burdens.
Her higher income
If you are dating a woman who has a higher income, don’t feel intimidated. Unless you are trying to oust each other out in a competition, just enjoy her goof fortune. Don’t make it a big issue especially when your date is comfortable that you are not earning as much as her.
Never borrow money
If you are serious in a relationship, you will not borrow money from your mate. Go solve your own financial problems.