Poor dating wealthy
Her mom and dad love me, they have taken me on family vacations for years now.I proposed to her in Belize, visited Italy and England, California this year, Ireland next year, Germany the year after... [...]In general, the easy access and availability of fallback funds has really been a boon for our relationship, it's allowed her to pursue a job that she loves and still have a family, and it's allowed me to focus on my hobby and side business, rather than pouring all my money into a down payment for a home.Really, we just teach each other and love each other for our differences. Two days later and she wakes up to a £5000 car on the drive.Meanwhile in the same week I'm lending my mum £200 until payday so we have enough money for shopping and don't have to borrow off my grandparents for the 5th week running.[...] When I was dating the guy he was no longer "poor", he was doing well for himself.Because of his upbringing he chose to be willfully ignorant and never even try new things, that was my issue.
One thing I noticed was that he tried to save EVERYTHING.
They say opposites attract, but is that true when it comes to your income bracket?
Reddit users gathered on a recent thread to talk about what they learned from dating someone whose socioeconomic background is totally different from theirs.
I don't judge her at all and her family are hard working and lovely.
It's just hard not to be a little bit jealous sometimes.