Dating someone different social status
While he had asked her to pick any venue, a way to let her know he could afford her tastes, he had hinted on the food being overpriced (although, he could clearly afford it) he exhibited terrible table manners.
Also, he had felt the need to talk about his achievements and how he had risen above all …as though she made him feel insecure, and he needed a form of validation from her.
Sure, all relationships take work, but with a combination maturity and a willingness to healthily compromise, you can overcome any relationship problem.
We grew up watching classics like Cinderella, Coming to America, Pretty Woman, Nollywood’s Violated and a couple of other movies where love conquered the social class divide.
Fast forward to 2017, the Internet rules; anyone can meet anyone, and nobody kicks up a fuss about cross-class relationships or marriages anymore. We no longer factor it in when considering the root of our relationship problems, and we look to psychology or gender norms instead when trying to figure out why our partner is being an ass.
Also, you know that the only way both of you could travel together on a regular basis is if he pays for you, and that just seems wrong.
Likewise, it could be the other way round and you are the girl from an upper-middle-class family, while your man has a working class background.