Does Money Matter in Dating?

Does Money Matter in Dating?

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.


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