Whether I wanted to admit it or not (and whether I liked it or not) I found that money interjected itself into just about every relationship I have.When I started my Spending Fast in 2010 my goal was to eliminate my k-ish in debt.And don’t get me started on the mood swings when he can’t find the right note or the right line to add to his song. Being a Mooch isn’t something I ever set out to do- or be- but the word attached itself to me once I started doing my year-long Spending Fast the subsequent Spending Diet and began living my newly and life.If it’s love you want, you won’t find it in these guys.So when you come across them, just run the other way lest they heap their issues onto you. Have you been wasting your time dating a guy who literally can’t do anything without talking to his mom first?
Then you don’t know if there are dirty dishes because he’s just messy, or because he looked at them, considered washing them and thought, “Nah. ” And do you drop everything you are doing and take almost two hours out of your day to do it? The fact that he even asks you do to such unnecessary and time consuming tasks says that he doesn’t think your time is as important as his. It’s fine to ask favors of a partner, but know the difference between a reasonable and unreasonable favor.
Any time you want to host a dinner party with your closest friends, you feel guilty that your guy won’t have any of his friends there, and before you know it you’ve also invited his five closest friends and are spending 0 more on food and cleaning 10 more plates. Maybe you don’t leave your weekends empty but fill them up with plans with your friends, which you proceed to cancel at the last minute because your guy calls you to go out. It might feel rude to not reach for your purse when a check arrives, but try not to reach for it every time.
If your guy is letting you pay, it could either be because he thinks you’re a feminist who is offended at being paid for, OR you truly enjoy treating him, OR because he is a mooch…you don’t want it to be the last explanation, and you’ll never find out unless you stop reaching for that purse.
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Maybe you’ve been obsessed with Leonardo Dicaprio ever since you first saw Titanic, or maybe you’re into guys with tattoos like Adam Levine, or maybe you prefer someone goofy, sort of nerdy, like Jason Segel. And when you get a look into the inner workings of your so-called dream guy, you may be sorely disappointed.