Would you be comfortable dating a woman who made significantly more money than you?

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  1. Radagast

    Radagast Senior member

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  2. MetroStyles

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    Comfortable? I'd be damn excited.

    Edit: Unless she expected me to be able to pony up for half of whatever expensive things she wanted to do together. That would blow.
     
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    Comfortable? I'd be damn excited.

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    Yeah, I'd be fine with it. I agree with MetroStyles. As long as she doesn't expect me to spend beyond my means in order to keep up with her, I don't have a problem.
     
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    Am about to marry someone who has made significantly more than me for the last decade.
     
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    kwilkinson Having a Ball

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    Yes. But I'm relatively comfortable with the fact that 99% of people I will ever meet in my life will make more than I do.
     
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    +1000. If you only knew how big of a turn-on that is for me..
     
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    I'd be 1,000,000 times more uncomfortable dating a woman who makes significantly less money than me.
     
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    You're over-thinking it.
     
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    I wouldn't be comfortable doing this. I know I'm a terrible mess of a person so the only reason a woman would be remotely interested in me is because I can pay for dinner and alcohol. If she's the one making the big money then there's no reason for her to hang with me.
     
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    I wish i could marry someone who makes as much or more then I do!!

    I find the responses, including my own, interesting because I have a co-worker who tells me that the men she dates often have a hard time dealing with the fact that she makes more money then they do.
     
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    Not much background to this one. Would you be comfortable dating a woman who makes significantly more money than you? I don't mean a few grand above you; more like double or triple what you make.

    Is she hawt? Does she have a nice personality? Does she indulge my sartorial and alcohol splurges? If yes to at least 2 out of the 3, then no I have absolutely no problem and actually dream of such a thing.

    The personality thing is actually most important because I know plenty of girls that would get sick of making so much more than the guy and would probably look down on him/cheat on him because of this.
     
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    Am about to marry someone who has made significantly more than me for the last decade.
    I did this about two years ago. I love her, regardless of money, so everything works out. It doesn't really matter unless you let it matter. Be honest, talk about it. Tax time is always a bit funny, especially the first time. If need be, fuck it out.
     

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