I graduated college and have a great job that pays very well. My boyfriend, who is a couple of years older than I am, only finished high school. He has a good job and gets good pay, but not nearly as much as I do. He thinks my parents don’t like him because he didn’t go to college and he keeps saying he is afraid I might leave him for someone who makes more money.
Queenie, my parents like him very much because they see how well he treats me and I don’t care about the difference in our income for the same reason. How can I make him understand this?—Happy girlfriend
Tell your boyfriend you do not care how much he earns, that what is important is the way he treats you, and your feelings are hurt that he thinks you care so much about money. But there is not much more you can do until he understands the value of everything he offers you besides money.