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Oh boy...have times changed.

When we married we hadn't a clue about each other's finances. We hadn't discussed it. I had taught a little and had savings. Don't know if I ever mentioned them to him before marrying. He was in grad school at a Well Known Eastern Business School ( that's how it's referred to in cases) and we had an "allowance" from his parents, so that enabled us to live in the student housing block, close to his classes. No work permit for either of us. Stupid Brits.

My younger daughter married recently. 39 yrs old. I believe, as a gesture of goodwill, before they discussed marriage, she wrote him something about the fact she would never go after his assets.(I guess he has some) She is self sufficient and certainly not a spender. Maybe entering marriage after being on your own for a while, with your own home etc. is different?

But I thought marriage was.... pool it all, share and build, or sink together with hugs. She implied guys are scared to be fleeced.
(Personally I think she must have talked with SP! ;)

By the way...if you ever meet her, say nothing!!!!!Mum is speaking out of turn.
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