Dating Psychology

How Important is Money to a Relationship



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The first factor that people should look at in a relationship is the compatibility of the two people. Money can often have a lot to do with that compatibility. Everyone has a different idea of how important money is in their relationship. Some people see it as necessary but not the most important thing. Others, who have a seemingly far shallower view on life, think that money is the most important thing in any relationship.


Money is obviously important to survival. In order to eat and have a roof over our heads, money has to be involved in the relationship equation. Most relationships require that there is more money than that though. People like to go out and do thing. It is nice to have some luxuries as well. Money doesn’t answer all your relationship problems though.


 It helps to have money, but you have to truly love each other to have a successful relationship. You have to be willing to work through all your problems no matter what they are. Those problems might include money. You have to be willing to go through the hard times as well as the easy times.


Money is important to a certain extent in your relationship. You have to have it, but you don’t have to  build your relationship around it. If you try to, your relationship will end up on some very sharp rocks and eventually it will go down like the Titanic.


Money makes our lives easier. That can’t be argued. However, you have to be careful how far you take the money issue. Money can destroy a relationship and so can lack of it. You have to make money important in the relationship and lack of money in a relationship meet in the middle somewhere. Both can destroy what you have together. Too many relationships take a nose dive because of the money factor.


Remember what is truly important in your relationship. You didn’t know how much money the other person had when you started dating them. The reverse is true as well. You fell in love without money being a major factor. If you look at money as a necessity to live instead of a factor in your relationship, your relationship will be better off. You obviously have to have money, but it doesn’t have to have a huge impact on where the relationship ends up. You have a choice, let it destroy your relationship or leave it out of the relationship factor.

 

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