If you dumped us tomorrow, we won’t be financially wrecked or left with nothing. We’re both terrified of ending up divorced and scared of illogically avoiding divorce to the point of being trapped in a miserable marriage.We like the comfort of knowing there’s a plan and a nest egg in case we end up back on our own. Even if we want to get married, we’re still plagued with fears and doubts.
It might seem like we’re dysfunctional, but to us, it seems like the people jumping into serious romances, risking both their emotional and financial well-being, are the ones with the problem. We hate fighting, especially when there’s yelling involved.
And yet, no matter how many times you try to bring up where this is going, you get a shrug of the shoulders and "let's just keep having fun." Blech.
He already knows how to run errands after work, gets his kids off to school with a proper lunch, and even cleans before you come over. And now for the good ones, because yes, they really are out there. Best part: he isn't afraid to roll up his sleeves to help. This guy can actually talk about what went wrong—and why—and has a better understanding than most that relationships require oh, ya know, having real communication.
We watch our dads suffer when they were pressured into buying homes they couldn’t really afford.
We watched as someone won the argument about how many children to have, and the other felt resentful.