Category Archive: Relationships

Sep 08

Money & Relationships: Finding the Right, “Money Partner”

Have you ever thought about how you picked your partner? Was it her pretty eyes or his perfect smile? I picked my boyfriend because he’s a financial stud. Just kidding (sort of). Once we got past the initial, “getting to know you” stage, I was very impressed with his diligence in paying off his student …

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Jan 15

Interracial Dating: Trials and Tribulations

Everybody knows that I date a “financial stud”, but probably, not everyone knows that my stud is Filipino (well maybe you do if you’ve seen our photo on my “about” page). Eric grew up in Manila and I grew up in rural Maine. I’m very much a country girl at heart, and Eric is much …

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Nov 18

Will I Regret Not Having a Wedding?

Nope, you haven’t missed anything. Bf and I aren’t engaged, and we’re not planning a wedding, so this post’s title might seem a little strange. These days I guess I’m on a roll with the wedding and baby posts, so bear with me, I suspect it’s just a stage given my age. Here’s what I’m …

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Nov 15

FJD-Facebook Jealousy Disorder

Do you know someone who suffers from FJD? You know, Facebook Jealousy Disorder? Here are some signs and symptoms of the Disorder: Envy of a college, “friend of a friend” who has a ginormous new engagement ring Judgement that your best friend’s sister just bought a McMansion Annoyance that your ex-boyfriend just got a huge …

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Oct 23

Compromising Saved Me Money

If patience is a virtue, then compromise is patience’s best friend. I have to admit I’m not always the most patient, but I do try to make compromises when it comes to relationships and money. Sometimes I make compromises out of necessity and other times I make compromises because I’m a good girlfriend (wink). This …

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