Love don’t cost a thing—or does it?
Though it’s romantic to think that love comes before finances, in reality money certainly plays a role in our relationships, particularly those with our significant others. As our article Dating Dilemma: Who Picks Up The Tab? suggests, the drama surrounding the check (and who pays it) plagues dating couples everywhere. This issue becomes even more complicated for couples with non-traditional earning patterns.
And sometimes, money is just plain awkward—as in the situations we describe in 8 Most Awkward Money Situations.
So what do you think? Is income important when choosing a partner? HowAboutWe is currently running a poll about the importance of money in dating. If you’d like to chime in, click here to take the survey.