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    OP. There's no need to go asking a date about finances before the appropriate time comes up all by itself.

    Just protect yourself in the meantime by not making silly choices ... Such as living with someone before you know them properly. Or even worse.. Having a baby with someone you don't know well.

    By the time in-depth financial discussions come up you will hopefully know the other person really well and can make a decision on your future based on all factors (not just whether they rent etc).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Minchi View Post
    really? sorry but you sound like a shallow person. Having more $$$$ in your account doesn't make them a better person necessarily.
    I agree with you. However in some cases it *can* be a sign that the person has made better choices in their life (to pay attention in school, to work hard, study, get set before they have kids).

    I have friends that stuffed around in school and after, had unplanned kids young and as a result are struggling now. It doesn't mean they aren't nice people however their situations are a result of their decision making.
    (No this doesn't mean all young parents made bad choices or that all people who are struggling did. Or that wealthy people make better partners and made good choices).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lili81 View Post
    @Minchi Pfff whatever - the man I married had no savings whatsoever nor any assets except his fabulous intelligence and endless love for me. So you can go back in your box
    Congrats sweetheart you must feel so special.

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    Quote Originally Posted by delirium View Post
    Yep, same. And here we are, almost 2 decades down the track still in love, while family members that have married men for 'financial security' are on their 2nd and 3rd marriages
    that's nice. I don't know anyone who has married for financial reasons.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Minchi View Post
    that's nice. I don't know anyone who has married for financial reasons.
    lol passive aggressive much? I was simply agreeing that some don't always go for money and can still have a good marriage. You haven't met anyone like that? That's nice I'm confused as I thought we were saying the same thing??? You believe that money doesn't make you a better person, no? I'm saying the same thing. Confused lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by Minchi View Post
    Congrats sweetheart you must feel so special.
    I sure do! I hope you get to find someone who makes you find as special as my DH does for me. :-D

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lili81 View Post
    I sure do! I hope you get to find someone who makes you find as special as my DH does for me. :-D
    Sure have! He's absolutely wonderful.

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    Quote Originally Posted by delirium View Post
    lol passive aggressive much? I was simply agreeing that some don't always go for money and can still have a good marriage. You haven't met anyone like that? That's nice I'm confused as I thought we were saying the same thing??? You believe that money doesn't make you a better person, no? I'm saying the same thing. Confused lol
    hehe. no, we agree. you confused me too. but yeah I don't know anyone personally who has married ''purely'' for financial reasons... that was what I was meaning.. what I find most important is personality etc. all good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Minchi View Post
    hehe. no, we agree. you confused me too. but yeah I don't know anyone personally who has married ''purely'' for financial reasons... that was what I was meaning.. what I find most important is personality etc. all good.
    lol ok then we're on the same page.. phew I was def thinking hang on.... aren't we saying the same thing here??

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    Quote Originally Posted by delirium View Post
    lol ok then we're on the same page.. phew I was def thinking hang on.... aren't we saying the same thing here??
    haha.. for sure


 

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