Dating outside your social class

Published: 01.07.2017

But what about when it's the other way around--and the man is the higher earner? Want to add to the discussion?

I met him when I was 19 and he was Their relationship works simply because "we enjoy the simple pleasures and, fuck, he makes me laugh. Well, I'm from a similar upbringing as you, OP.

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People who grew up in households without much money, predictability, or power, learn strategies to deal with the unexpected events that crop up in their lives. Nov 26, 9. A relatively rare attraction: She was always uncomfortable with her money; when she came into a modest inheritance at 21, she ignored the monthly bank statements for several years, until she learned to channel her unease into philanthropy benefiting social causes.

He might not have the overblown dreams that middle-class kids are encouraged to have, and he probably won't have much of a stomach for risk-taking the stakes are a lot higher when you're poor , but he's not ambitionless.


These pairs were middle class by the time I met them, but their different backgrounds still caused problems. Not to mention he can still work.

This difference—taking a hands-off approach or a hands-on one—followed individuals from their pasts and into their marriages. He became more and more working class, and I became less and less myself.

Enjoy your relationship for as long as it continues to make you happy. Woolner's mother's house on Martha's Vineyard, his mother-in-law confessed to him that she had initially been embarrassed that he was a car salesman and worried that her daughter was taking him on as a kind of do-good project.

    1. Nicholas_Thomson - 09.07.2017 in 02:35

      Men in this situation may experience resentment if a woman is not contributing to the relationship in an some other way, to balance it out.

      Brian_May - 19.07.2017 in 05:50

      The couples had a lot to negotiate.

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