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Should I Help Pay My Boyfriend’s Loans?

This month’s question is a good one. Shelly is debt free, and she asks whether she should help her boyfriend pay off his student loans before they get engaged and married. Here’s my take.

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  • Wise words! Thanks for sharing!

  • IdiocyAbounds

    Great advice. Sometimes women can be so naive and harmful to themselves, and then wonder why they always get burned.nnBottom line: Until he is in deep enough to buy her a ring, set a date and actually marry her, he has done nothing that Y chromosome containers do when they are committed to someone they love, thereforenshe needs to understand that at this point, that as the only one “moving” toward a futurenshe is NOT in a place to pay his loans any more than she would her neighbor or her friend.