Dating someone who is poor
Don’t get me wrong, I don’t want him to support me.
I simply would like my life partner to be able to pull his own weight and possibly “carry” me temporarily should I need it — and I would do the same for him. Is he pushing you to make a decision about tying the knot?
I am in my 50's and financially stable and have saved money for my future.
I am dating someone who has no savings or financial assets to his name. Moderator - Odds are he could be an irresponsible person. Join Our Free Penpals and Take The Dating & Marriage Quiz --- The New Ageers believe: Belief in Deity God is the impersonal life force, consciousness, ultimate truth and reality, the incorporeal, formless cosmic order personified within all people and matter. that statement is not found in holy scripture why you have made poverty an idol.
If you do it on a small salary you would still do it on a huge salary because your problem is not an income problem, it's a responsibility problem. the inability to see past the doctrine of devils taught at your church where the poor are bowed down to and the rich are held in contempt. The sacrifices you have made to take care of your children are worth more than anything in this world. Sometimes tragic events occur, that overwhelm a family's ability to pay, such as in Mark's situation.
The same rich who pay the bills at the church and keep it operating and are only good enough for their money. You are a Christian, belonging to the Lord, the greatest gift and treasure of all. He was not blaming anyone, but he certainly was not in a position to pay all of the medical bills his insurance wouldn't pay. That is called an overwhelming burden that most families could/would not be able to pay.
You’ve been on both sides of the tracks and you’ve made a great case as to why you prefer this man. So women who are overweight have to deal with overweight men who crave airbrushed supermodels.
That said, I’m not here to convince you that money matters. Mostly because society (or parents or peers) have pounded the idea “I’m not good enough” into most of our thick skulls.
He, on the other hand, is an artist/professional who has a hard time doing the whole "normal" work thing. Just tonight, he asked in a meandering sort of way, why I would want to date such a poor guy like him when I could have a rich man. In 2002, I was answering phones at an online dating company while I put myself through film school…. And since she was 32, independently wealthy, divorced and eager to start a family of her own, she simply couldn’t wait for me to get my career off the ground. I was in no position to provide for her when I could barely support myself. EVENTUALLY, he’ll come to realize that you’re for real; that the bottom isn’t simply going to drop out from under him. If he only has momentary lapses where he confesses his insecurity, that’s cool.
I’m 28 and have been dating my 34-year-old boyfriend for almost two years.