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    It kind of surprises me that in this day and age people still think that girls care a lot about their boyfriends being rich. Obviously there are some girls who value money more than other things but in general do you think that girls would rather date someone who spends loads of money on them? Personally I would prefer my partner to earn something similar to me, so I felt we were pulling equal weight, I wouldn't want him to spend loads of money on me.


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    Its not exactly gold digging if you want someone who earns a higher wage, usually because they're smarter or harder working. A guy having his own car or own place to live is obviously going to go down better than a man still living with his parents, and in this day and age only the quite well off can have their own place at a young age.
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    Some are and some aren't, just like men.

    Generally if a person sets higher financial standards for their partner than they have achieved themselves, I will consider them to be a gold digger.
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    In the Anglo-American world generally yes (you lot just have that kind of culture), in the rest of the world generally no.
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    Who thinks that? I'd feel uncomfortable if my boyfriend earned a lot more than me. I'd feel guilty if he had to pay for everything. It needs to be roughly equal. On the other hand, I wouldn't date a man who hardly had any money because I don't want us to struggle to afford things and me have to pay for everything.
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    At this late stage of capitalism...we are all gold-diggers...
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    Some are, some are not.

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    My brother's girlfriend is definitely a gold digger .... but I don't know anyone else who is.

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    i wouldn't call myself a gold-digger because it's not something i look for in a guy but money is a nice bonus lol and it also generally means that the guy's driven/successful/etc. which is something i admire. it's not necessary though and i don't want to be financially dependent on a guy.
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    Not all girls are gold diggers.
    I have seen a lot who actually go through thick and think with their bf.
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    (Original post by Sulpha)
    Who's to say if your boyfriend earned a lot more than you that he'd have to pay for everything to do with you ?

    He could pay the same as if he had a similar job and spend the surplus on himself.
    It would make me uncomfortable because of possible social issues. People with a lot of money often have different ideas about what's fun and affordable. Very different lifestyle to people with less money. Whats cheap to him would be staggeringly expensive to me. He might feel held back by me. Besides if we were a serious couple, it's unlikely he'd spend lots of money on himself without feeling guilty about leaving me out.
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    Girls are attracted to men who can provide for their potential children based on evolution but this is different to being a gold digger. Gold diggers usually go for rich guys who they wouldn't otherwise touch with the sole purpose of having a rich lifestyle.
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    Money is a obvious factor but it's not the only factor at all. If a guy works he is more likely to not be lazy and be educated
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    No, I think they prefer silver tbh


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    Some girls, yes

    However, wanting a guy to have a decent income isn't "gold digging" imo, if you're looking at the long term ie: you need someone to provide for kids, and for that you need an income. Basically you get stability. People who earn more also tend to be intelligent, which is great for sapiosexuals (I'm a bit sapiosexual )

    As a side note, this thread reminds me of this:

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    Of course all girls are gold diggers. Everyone's a gold digger. Men, women, children, everyone. Life revolves around money. Women are attracted to money. If you're rich and have a lot of money, women will flock to you. It's pretty simple. They'll give you sex in exchange for money. In a way, all women are escorts.

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    Of course all girls are gold diggers. Everyone's a good singer. Men, women, children, everyone. Life revolves around money. Women are attracted to money. If you're rich and have a lot of money, women will flock to you. It's pretty simple. They'll give you sex in exchange for money. In a way, all women are escorts.

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    There are girls/women who are all about the money and the financial benefits a guy can offer them. That's impossible to deny. I think it's a tiny minority who's like that, though. I certainly don't know anyone who's with their boyfriend or husband for the money and there are a lot of things I find far more important - like the kind of person he is, how well he treats me, how well he treats others, how compatible we are etc.
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    It's nice to have a partner with money; but it's not the most important thing, imo.
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    When i was 15 i went out with this girl who thought i was a bit boring(lol) so she didnt want to spend her youth with me but she openly said she would keep in contact with me cos i'm smart and might be rich when im older
 
 
 
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