Dating a man who is always broke
"Either way he's giving you a preview of how he will treat you when the novelty wears off," says money expert Margie Baldock, author of 1. Coffee dates are fine for first dates, but after that, if he can't invest more than a dollar or two, it might be time to question how much he values your company.
"Nothing says I'm keeping our dates casual—and you in the friend zone—more than repetitive coffee dates," says author and columnist Dave Singleton.
You can always do the "wallet grab" when the check comes, but most non-dollar-counting dates will refuse your offer to "go Dutch."4. But on a first date, it's important to give a good first impression. Unless he's sober (in which case, he's thankfully staying on the wagon), this one can be a cheapskate tip-off since alcohol bills add up.
"I'm all for Living Social and other discount couponing, but if you want to be —a new term I'm coining for singles who exhibit appropriate date behavior—then save your frugal joy for later," says Singleton. "He ought to know that he will appear much more attractive after have had a drink or two," says Baldock.
Money is a sticky dating subject, and one of the top reasons couples break up.
While flashy shows of overspending may indicate someone who is foolish with his funds, a date who keeps his wallet on total lockdown is also flying financial red flags.
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