O.'s," she told We can pretend we live in a classless society all we want, but there are nonetheless a few inevitable speed bumps that come with mixed-collar relationships.For instance, money is cited by most couples as one of the biggest that people from different classes tend to approach their relationships differently."You stop saying, ' I need someone with this salary, in this position, who can do such and such.' And, instead, you just ask yourself: Is this a sweet, kind person who will really make me happy?“She’s outta my league.” “He’s way too good for me.” I often hear statements like these in popular TV shows, novels, and in Christian conversations.
The reasons pile up quickly: Soon we wonder why anyone would be interested in us at all.
"He doesn't have to impress anyone (except probably me) ... "It's not like I went out in search of some 'working class hero' type because all of the guys from my school were taken," Emily*, 27, told .
Emily attended a west coast private school, while her carpenter boyfriend Alex* has his GED.
That doesn't mean settling so much as it means figuring out what really matters to you in a relationship.
In most cases, the answer usually isn't whether your partner makes a six-figure salary or has a master's degree."After a while, you start to let go of your checklist," Nadia told .