Imagine you’ve been single for longer than 3 years, you are getting lonely and you crave the presence of a man in your life. And then, out of the blue, a perfect gentleman appears. Smart, good looking and very attractive but then there’s a problem: you earn more than him, and I mean significantly more than him!! Would you still continue to date him or would that be a complete turn off?
It is not uncommon for this kind of situation to happen in modern times, but what’s a woman to do? I mean when you decide to give the relationship the green light, you might have to sacrifice some of the things you had imagined because of affordability constraints. There’s a chance you might not live in your dream home, take your kids to the best schools, go on your dream holidays, etc. unless work twice as much just to be able to live the life you’ve always dreamed of. How do you decide between comfortable living and a potential life partner?
Some could argue that a relationship should not be about material things and that it should be about love which, by the way, does not equate absolute comfort and happiness. Is it really wrong to aspire to having a home in the best suburb and drive the car you’ve always dreamed of? Is it really wrong to want to provide the best education for your children? Where does one draw the line?
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