My last relationship was draining, financially and otherwise; this time around, I’m determined to keep costs reasonable. If things don’t work between him and me, neither of us won’t be cleaned out financially.
How do people in poly relationships handle the cost of poly dating? I chatted with Vicki, in NYC, and Diana, in Boston, to learn more about how each of them manage their finances within the context of their relationships.
Stanford Business School Professor Paul Oyer has a book out today called Everything I Ever Needed to Know about Economics I Learned from Online Dating, in which he talks about “the dating market.”
Is going dutch the way? Do you offer to go dutch, but secretly hope your date pays? Dating, it is complicated.
You probably shouldn’t assume that your date will pay for everything. You certainly shouldn’t steal your date’s phone because you ended up having to pay for the date. Sometimes (a lot of times) a date doesn’t work out the way you expect it to, and you just have to cut your losses.