But I said although that’s admirable, I’d rather take that money and pay off our mortgage or save it for the kid’s college funds.
The thing is: you can’t tell them that they should change. I wrote an article for Yahoo called which focuses on the deal-breakers we impose on relationships.
There’s nothing wrong with having preferences; the problem comes when our preferences serve to box us in and restrict our options in love….
Some people (including some industrious person who sent me an anonymous copy of , and another who compared me to Hitler) get really bent out of shape about this – as if I was saying that religion doesn’t matter. Religion absolutely matters – if you make it matter.
Loving dogs absolutely matters – if you make it matter.
It doesn’t matter if he fell out of love, is making an excuse, or really resents that you’ve got no desire to start tithing your income.