Last time you checked your name wasn't Sugar Mama. So why is it that your guy keeps looking at you to pick up the tab? These days it's easy to find yourself in an awkward moment when it comes to dealing with money. Below, Cosmo tells you how to survive - without losing your mind or reaching into your wallet. Plus: Check out these practically free dates.
Situation #1: He never wants to go out for fear of spending money
How to deal: Rally your guy by making it a challenge to see how much fun you can have for $10 or $20. Or agree to set a limit of how much cash he's comfortable spending and promise to head home as soon as you both reach your total, no matter what. By sticking to your word, you're proving to your guy that being broke doesn't have to be boring, says Debra Condren, author of Ambition Is Not a Dirty Word.
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