my boyfriend grew up rich and is rather snobby. last week I tried to plan a vacation for us. it was for 3 nights and we were going to stay at a best... Show More
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as long as he works to pay for the things he wants, I find no reason for him to give up on wanting the lastest and greatest things. if his quest for the latest gadget impedes on more important things like the electricity bill, then there's a problem.
encourage him to donate anything he wants to throw away to charity. go on a date at a volunteer place like a soup kitchen.
when planning the vacation, was it a surprise? did you know already that he had such feelings about vacations? why not ask if he can pay for the room and you pay for the food (assuming he makes more money than you)? I know for some people, they would prefer to have a longer vacation and not waste money on a vacation that isn't meaningless (in their own eyes).